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 3,579 276 7.0 6.0- 8.0 3,303 93.0 92.0-94.0
-Piedmont NC 1,669 112 6.5 5.3- 8.0 1,557 93.5 92.0-94.7
GENDER
Male 726 49 6.4 4.6- 8.9 677 93.6 91.1-95.4
Female 943 63 6.6 5.0- 8.7 880 93.4 91.3-95.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,186 68 5.9 4.5- 7.7 1,118 94.1 92.3-95.5
Non-Hispanic Black 321 34 8.9 6.0-13.0 287 91.1 87.0-94.0
Other 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 464 15 3.1 1.8- 5.4 449 96.9 94.6-98.2
55-64 453 22 5.9 3.7- 9.3 431 94.1 90.7-96.3
65-74 426 38 8.4 5.9-11.8 388 91.6 88.2-94.1
75+ 273 35 12.4 8.4-17.9 238 87.6 82.1-91.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 148 20 10.4 6.4-16.6 128 89.6 83.4-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 360 27 7.5 4.8-11.5 333 92.5 88.5-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 432 32 6.7 4.5- 9.8 400 93.3 90.2-95.5
College Graduate 725 33 4.3 2.9- 6.2 692 95.7 93.8-97.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 515 56 9.9 7.3-13.2 459 90.1 86.8-92.7
No 1,145 56 5.0 3.7- 6.8 1,089 95.0 93.2-96.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 214 23 10.0 6.2-15.8 191 90.0 84.2-93.8
Non-Veteran 1,451 89 6.0 4.7- 7.6 1,362 94.0 92.4-95.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 760 31 4.1 2.7- 6.0 729 95.9 94.0-97.3
Unemployed 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 628 59 9.1 6.8-12.2 569 90.9 87.8-93.2
Unable to Work 139 18 13.2 7.9-21.2 121 86.8 78.8-92.1
Other not in Labor Force 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 205 28 14.6 9.5-21.6 177 85.4 78.4-90.5
$25,000- 34,999 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 205 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 536 22 3.8 2.4- 6.1 514 96.2 93.9-97.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 121 16 12.0 6.7-20.5 105 88.0 79.5-93.3
101% to 150% 146 19 13.4 8.0-21.5 127 86.6 78.5-92.0
151% to 200% 126 15 11.6 6.4-19.9 111 88.4 80.1-93.6
More than 200% 898 40 4.0 2.8- 5.7 858 96.0 94.3-97.2
HOUSING
Own 1,290 82 6.3 4.9- 8.0 1,208 93.7 92.0-95.1
Rent 305 21 7.2 4.6-11.2 284 92.8 88.8-95.4
Other arrangement 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 854 59 7.0 5.2- 9.3 795 93.0 90.7-94.8
Regional City or Suburban County 440 29 6.5 4.3- 9.6 411 93.5 90.4-95.7
Rural 375 24 5.5 3.5- 8.5 351 94.5 91.5-96.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 752 53 6.3 4.6- 8.6 699 93.7 91.4-95.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 845 55 7.0 5.2- 9.3 790 93.0 90.7-94.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 513 32 5.9 4.0- 8.6 481 94.1 91.4-96.0
2nd Quartile 672 42 6.5 4.6- 9.0 630 93.5 91.0-95.4
3rd Quartile 430 36 8.1 5.4-11.9 394 91.9 88.1-94.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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