2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy within the past ten years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a colonoscopy in the past ten years Had a colonoscopy ten or more years ago Have never had a colonoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,547 1,807 68.9 66.6-71.1 119 4.8 3.8- 6.0 621 26.3 24.2-28.5
-Piedmont NC 1,165 820 68.9 65.7-72.0 57 4.3 3.2- 5.8 288 26.7 23.8-29.9
GENDER
Male 498 335 64.7 59.6-69.5 25 4.6 2.9- 7.1 138 30.7 26.1-35.7
Female 667 485 72.3 68.0-76.2 32 4.1 2.8- 6.1 150 23.5 19.8-27.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 828 588 69.3 65.4-72.9 48 5.0 3.7- 6.9 192 25.7 22.3-29.4
Non-Hispanic Black 230 177 74.4 66.7-80.8 *** *** *** 46 22.9 16.8-30.4
Other 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 254 125 50.4 43.4-57.5 *** *** *** 122 47.8 40.8-54.9
55-64 458 322 67.0 61.7-72.0 22 4.7 2.9- 7.5 114 28.3 23.6-33.6
65-74 426 348 83.7 79.4-87.3 28 6.1 4.0- 9.2 50 10.2 7.4-13.9
75+ 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 268 183 67.8 61.0-74.0 18 5.7 3.4- 9.4 67 26.5 20.7-33.1
Some Post-H.S. 289 204 68.7 62.1-74.6 *** *** *** 73 27.0 21.4-33.4
College Graduate 511 388 76.1 71.6-80.0 25 4.5 2.9- 6.9 98 19.4 15.8-23.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 334 224 67.9 61.6-73.6 18 4.1 2.4- 6.7 92 28.0 22.6-34.3
No 823 590 69.4 65.5-73.1 38 4.3 2.9- 6.2 195 26.3 22.8-30.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 97 70.5 61.1-78.5 *** *** *** 33 23.3 16.1-32.6
Non-Veteran 1,020 721 68.8 65.3-72.1 45 4.0 2.8- 5.6 254 27.2 24.0-30.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 559 371 64.4 59.6-69.0 23 4.2 2.6- 6.6 165 31.4 27.0-36.1
Unemployed 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 398 326 83.5 78.8-87.3 21 4.3 2.7- 7.0 51 12.2 8.9-16.5
Unable to Work 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 144 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 83 72.4 61.7-81.0 *** *** *** 28 23.2 15.2-33.6
$50,000- 74,999 145 113 78.3 69.7-85.0 *** *** *** 24 17.9 11.7-26.4
$75,000+ 383 285 73.2 67.7-78.1 *** *** *** 84 23.2 18.6-28.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 643 479 73.8 69.5-77.6 31 4.0 2.7- 6.1 133 22.2 18.6-26.3
HOUSING
Own 927 679 71.5 67.9-74.9 45 4.2 3.0- 5.9 203 24.2 21.0-27.7
Rent 199 120 57.7 49.6-65.4 *** *** *** 68 37.5 30.0-45.7
Other arrangement 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 575 417 71.5 66.9-75.6 24 3.8 2.3- 6.0 134 24.8 20.8-29.2
Regional City or Suburban County 329 229 68.2 62.0-73.9 16 3.6 2.1- 6.2 84 28.1 22.7-34.3
Rural 261 174 64.0 56.3-71.0 17 6.9 3.9-11.7 70 29.2 22.7-36.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 556 387 65.7 60.7-70.3 27 4.5 2.9- 6.9 142 29.8 25.3-34.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 562 399 71.6 67.1-75.8 29 4.3 2.8- 6.6 134 24.0 20.1-28.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 347 255 74.6 68.9-79.6 17 4.1 2.3- 7.2 75 21.3 16.7-26.8
2nd Quartile 484 322 64.5 59.4-69.4 28 5.2 3.4- 7.7 134 30.3 25.6-35.4
3rd Quartile 296 217 69.5 62.6-75.7 *** *** *** 69 27.4 21.4-34.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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