2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

How long has it been since you had this test?* (Colonoscopy)

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,523 557 16.0 14.5-17.7 389 10.2 9.0-11.4 1,363 36.7 34.8-38.7 224 6.2 5.3- 7.2 990 30.9 29.0-32.9
-Piedmont NC 1,650 254 16.1 14.0-18.4 193 10.5 8.8-12.3 613 36.1 33.4-38.9 108 5.5 4.4- 6.9 482 31.8 29.1-34.7
GENDER
Male 714 113 16.4 13.4-19.8 72 9.0 6.9-11.7 249 33.0 29.1-37.1 52 6.5 4.7- 9.0 228 35.1 31.0-39.5
Female 936 141 15.9 13.0-19.2 121 11.6 9.4-14.4 364 38.7 35.0-42.5 56 4.7 3.4- 6.3 254 29.1 25.6-32.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,175 181 15.8 13.5-18.4 127 10.0 8.1-12.2 463 38.1 34.9-41.5 91 6.2 4.9- 7.8 313 29.9 26.8-33.2
Non-Hispanic Black 317 54 18.8 13.5-25.5 54 13.6 10.0-18.4 116 33.7 27.8-40.1 *** *** *** 80 29.5 23.6-36.3
Other 158 19 11.1 6.8-17.5 *** *** *** 34 21.6 14.2-31.5 *** *** *** 89 59.4 49.8-68.4
AGE
45-54 468 50 11.9 8.7-15.9 38 6.5 4.5- 9.2 80 18.9 15.0-23.5 *** *** *** 287 60.6 55.3-65.7
55-64 458 70 15.2 11.5-19.8 49 10.2 7.4-13.9 203 41.7 36.6-46.9 22 4.7 2.9- 7.5 114 28.3 23.6-33.6
65-74 426 82 21.0 16.6-26.2 69 14.8 11.1-19.4 197 48.0 42.3-53.7 28 6.1 4.0- 9.2 50 10.2 7.4-13.9
75+ 262 45 19.0 13.4-26.1 32 13.4 8.8-19.9 124 42.3 34.9-50.1 32 10.7 7.0-16.1 29 14.6 9.1-22.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 144 *** *** *** *** *** *** 39 28.6 20.3-38.6 *** *** *** 75 48.7 38.7-58.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 360 63 18.7 14.0-24.6 49 11.9 8.5-16.5 118 33.8 28.3-39.8 26 6.2 4.0- 9.3 104 29.4 24.1-35.2
Some Post-H.S. 421 69 17.5 13.7-22.1 38 7.4 5.1-10.6 164 36.3 31.3-41.7 24 5.7 3.6- 8.9 126 33.2 28.0-38.7
College Graduate 723 106 14.7 12.0-17.8 96 12.9 10.4-16.0 292 40.3 36.3-44.4 53 6.0 4.4- 8.1 176 26.1 22.6-30.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 506 82 18.0 14.1-22.7 57 11.1 8.0-15.1 198 37.2 32.2-42.5 37 6.0 4.2- 8.6 132 27.7 23.0-32.9
No 1,135 169 15.1 12.7-17.8 136 10.3 8.4-12.4 412 35.7 32.5-39.0 70 5.2 3.9- 6.8 348 33.8 30.5-37.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 213 34 19.0 13.2-26.6 24 11.0 6.8-17.5 79 34.3 27.2-42.1 23 8.8 5.5-13.9 53 26.9 20.2-34.8
Non-Veteran 1,433 220 15.7 13.5-18.1 168 10.3 8.6-12.3 533 36.5 33.5-39.5 84 4.9 3.8- 6.4 428 32.6 29.7-35.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 753 96 12.6 10.1-15.6 77 8.9 6.8-11.4 252 34.4 30.5-38.4 36 4.4 3.0- 6.5 292 39.8 35.8-44.0
Unemployed 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 617 111 19.9 16.2-24.3 89 13.9 10.8-17.7 287 45.1 40.2-50.0 58 8.0 5.9-10.8 72 13.1 9.8-17.2
Unable to Work 137 31 20.8 14.1-29.6 *** *** *** 40 28.7 20.7-38.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 18 16.3 9.7-26.2 *** *** *** 22 20.4 12.5-31.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 211 27 16.3 9.8-25.9 28 9.4 5.9-14.6 78 32.9 25.3-41.4 *** *** *** 65 35.4 27.2-44.5
$25,000- 34,999 123 18 19.3 11.4-30.9 *** *** *** 43 31.1 22.3-41.5 *** *** *** 40 33.1 24.1-43.7
$35,000- 49,999 158 22 16.9 10.8-25.5 19 11.7 6.5-20.1 67 42.5 33.6-51.8 *** *** *** 41 24.6 17.6-33.4
$50,000- 74,999 200 33 15.7 10.7-22.4 19 10.1 5.7-17.3 88 43.6 35.7-51.9 16 5.9 3.3-10.3 44 24.7 18.1-32.7
$75,000+ 532 86 14.9 11.9-18.6 66 11.4 8.7-14.7 197 38.0 33.4-42.9 29 4.6 3.0- 7.2 154 31.0 26.7-35.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 19.5 12.2-29.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 147 20 13.5 7.8-22.4 16 10.0 5.6-17.5 55 33.3 24.6-43.3 *** *** *** 52 39.4 29.9-49.7
151% to 200% 132 22 20.2 12.8-30.3 18 10.2 5.9-17.0 46 33.1 24.1-43.4 *** *** *** 32 26.2 18.0-36.5
More than 200% 891 141 15.9 13.3-18.9 103 10.9 8.7-13.6 356 39.7 36.0-43.6 58 5.1 3.8- 7.0 233 28.3 24.9-32.0
HOUSING
Own 1,279 201 16.5 14.1-19.2 154 11.0 9.1-13.2 516 38.4 35.3-41.6 80 5.2 4.0- 6.8 328 28.9 26.0-32.0
Rent 300 44 15.3 11.2-20.6 30 8.0 5.4-11.8 76 25.4 20.1-31.5 20 5.9 3.7- 9.4 130 45.4 39.0-51.9
Other arrangement 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 844 139 16.9 14.1-20.1 105 10.9 8.8-13.5 301 35.1 31.4-39.0 57 5.6 4.1- 7.7 242 31.4 27.8-35.4
Regional City or Suburban County 438 63 15.2 11.4-20.1 48 10.0 6.9-14.1 179 40.6 35.3-46.1 24 4.1 2.7- 6.3 124 30.1 25.2-35.5
Rural 368 52 15.4 11.1-21.0 40 10.1 7.0-14.2 133 31.8 26.3-38.0 27 7.3 4.6-11.4 116 35.4 29.3-42.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 747 116 15.9 12.9-19.4 89 9.4 7.4-12.0 289 37.4 33.3-41.6 45 5.5 3.9- 7.7 208 31.9 27.8-36.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 835 129 16.2 13.3-19.6 94 11.3 8.9-14.2 302 35.8 32.0-39.7 61 5.8 4.3- 7.8 249 30.9 27.3-34.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 511 70 15.4 11.7-20.1 66 13.3 10.0-17.4 196 38.1 33.2-43.2 37 5.3 3.6- 7.7 142 28.0 23.6-32.8
2nd Quartile 661 105 16.5 13.4-20.2 62 8.0 6.0-10.6 244 35.0 30.9-39.4 46 6.0 4.3- 8.3 204 34.4 30.1-39.0
3rd Quartile 428 72 16.1 12.6-20.5 57 11.3 8.2-15.2 159 36.5 31.1-42.3 22 5.1 3.1- 8.4 118 31.0 25.7-36.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+).

*This question was asked only of those who reported having a Colonoscopy
and those respondents who were not asked formed the NEVER category.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 14OCT21.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts