2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,607 1,126 30.7 28.9-32.7 2,481 69.3 67.3-71.1
-Piedmont NC 1,679 517 30.9 28.2-33.6 1,162 69.1 66.4-71.8
GENDER
Male 725 221 29.6 25.8-33.7 504 70.4 66.3-74.2
Female 954 296 31.9 28.3-35.7 658 68.1 64.3-71.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,197 379 33.1 29.9-36.4 818 66.9 63.6-70.1
Non-Hispanic Black 321 106 27.5 22.2-33.4 215 72.5 66.6-77.8
Other 161 32 17.1 11.7-24.3 129 82.9 75.7-88.3
AGE
45-54 465 66 14.8 11.3-19.2 399 85.2 80.8-88.7
55-64 455 132 30.7 25.8-36.0 323 69.3 64.0-74.2
65-74 425 178 44.3 38.6-50.1 247 55.7 49.9-61.4
75+ 278 132 48.7 41.0-56.4 146 51.3 43.6-59.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 151 50 33.4 24.5-43.7 101 66.6 56.3-75.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 366 123 33.8 28.3-39.7 243 66.2 60.3-71.7
Some Post-H.S. 433 143 33.5 28.5-39.0 290 66.5 61.0-71.5
College Graduate 725 201 25.5 22.1-29.3 524 74.5 70.7-77.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 521 211 41.8 36.6-47.2 310 58.2 52.8-63.4
No 1,148 301 25.6 22.7-28.8 847 74.4 71.2-77.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 214 94 46.8 38.9-54.9 120 53.2 45.1-61.1
Non-Veteran 1,459 419 28.2 25.5-31.1 1,040 71.8 68.9-74.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 765 161 21.8 18.5-25.5 604 78.2 74.5-81.5
Unemployed 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 632 269 44.3 39.4-49.2 363 55.7 50.8-60.6
Unable to Work 137 60 42.6 32.9-52.8 77 57.4 47.2-67.1
Other not in Labor Force 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 210 90 45.4 36.6-54.5 120 54.6 45.5-63.4
$25,000- 34,999 124 37 29.3 20.6-39.9 87 70.7 60.1-79.4
$35,000- 49,999 158 56 38.2 29.4-47.8 102 61.8 52.2-70.6
$50,000- 74,999 204 57 27.4 20.9-35.2 147 72.6 64.8-79.1
$75,000+ 532 132 23.5 19.6-27.9 400 76.5 72.1-80.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 147 59 43.0 33.2-53.4 88 57.0 46.6-66.8
151% to 200% 132 46 37.1 27.7-47.5 86 62.9 52.5-72.3
More than 200% 894 250 27.6 24.3-31.2 644 72.4 68.8-75.7
HOUSING
Own 1,290 393 31.4 28.4-34.6 897 68.6 65.4-71.6
Rent 311 92 27.3 22.1-33.1 219 72.7 66.9-77.9
Other arrangement 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 857 254 27.9 24.6-31.6 603 72.1 68.4-75.4
Regional City or Suburban County 444 140 33.1 28.0-38.6 304 66.9 61.4-72.0
Rural 378 123 34.6 28.5-41.3 255 65.4 58.7-71.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 764 259 34.1 30.0-38.4 505 65.9 61.6-70.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 844 236 28.1 24.5-31.9 608 71.9 68.1-75.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 515 147 28.2 23.7-33.2 368 71.8 66.8-76.3
2nd Quartile 675 204 30.0 26.1-34.3 471 70.0 65.7-73.9
3rd Quartile 436 154 37.1 31.5-43.0 282 62.9 57.0-68.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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