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 3,472 414 11.1 9.8-12.5 3,058 88.9 87.5-90.2
-Piedmont NC 1,617 196 11.2 9.5-13.1 1,421 88.8 86.9-90.5
GENDER
Male 700 98 11.9 9.5-14.8 602 88.1 85.2-90.5
Female 917 98 10.6 8.3-13.4 819 89.4 86.6-91.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,155 155 12.2 10.1-14.6 1,000 87.8 85.4-89.9
Non-Hispanic Black 307 36 10.7 7.3-15.4 271 89.3 84.6-92.7
Other 155 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 461 21 4.6 2.8- 7.4 440 95.4 92.6-97.2
55-64 446 35 8.1 5.7-11.3 411 91.9 88.7-94.3
65-74 407 67 15.7 12.0-20.4 340 84.3 79.6-88.0
75+ 251 68 27.0 20.2-35.1 183 73.0 64.9-79.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 342 50 15.2 11.2-20.1 292 84.8 79.9-88.8
Some Post-H.S. 418 39 9.0 6.2-12.9 379 91.0 87.1-93.8
College Graduate 712 95 11.3 9.0-14.1 617 88.7 85.9-91.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 486 69 13.6 10.3-17.8 417 86.4 82.2-89.7
No 1,121 127 10.2 8.3-12.5 994 89.8 87.5-91.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 38 15.7 10.8-22.2 170 84.3 77.8-89.2
Non-Veteran 1,404 158 10.5 8.7-12.6 1,246 89.5 87.4-91.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 752 45 6.2 4.5- 8.5 707 93.8 91.5-95.5
Unemployed 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 595 124 19.9 16.1-24.3 471 80.1 75.7-83.9
Unable to Work 132 13 11.0 6.2-18.9 119 89.0 81.1-93.8
Other not in Labor Force 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 202 23 13.1 7.9-21.0 179 86.9 79.0-92.1
$25,000- 34,999 117 16 9.8 5.4-17.2 101 90.2 82.8-94.6
$35,000- 49,999 152 19 12.5 7.4-20.4 133 87.5 79.6-92.6
$50,000- 74,999 200 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 531 72 10.4 8.1-13.4 459 89.6 86.6-91.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 127 18 14.4 8.3-23.9 109 85.6 76.1-91.7
More than 200% 880 112 10.4 8.4-12.8 768 89.6 87.2-91.6
HOUSING
Own 1,258 167 11.9 10.0-14.2 1,091 88.1 85.8-90.0
Rent 287 21 7.8 4.8-12.4 266 92.2 87.6-95.2
Other arrangement 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 823 101 10.4 8.3-12.9 722 89.6 87.1-91.7
Regional City or Suburban County 431 55 13.1 9.7-17.5 376 86.9 82.5-90.3
Rural 363 40 10.3 6.9-15.1 323 89.7 84.9-93.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 738 87 10.8 8.3-14.0 651 89.2 86.0-91.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 810 104 11.7 9.3-14.5 706 88.3 85.5-90.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 492 58 10.0 7.3-13.5 434 90.0 86.5-92.7
2nd Quartile 655 81 11.1 8.6-14.1 574 88.9 85.9-91.4
3rd Quartile 419 53 13.6 9.8-18.4 366 86.4 81.6-90.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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