2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents aged 50-75 who have fully met the USPSTF recommendations.*
(CDC calculated variable.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had at least one of the recommended CRC tests within the recommended time interval Did not have any of the recommended CRC tests within the recommended time interval Have never had any of the recommended CRC tests
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,512 1,942 75.6 73.4-77.7 148 6.1 5.0- 7.5 422 18.2 16.4-20.2
-Piedmont NC 1,145 876 75.0 71.8-77.9 80 7.0 5.4- 9.0 189 18.0 15.5-20.8
GENDER
Male 488 356 70.8 65.8-75.4 26 5.2 3.3- 8.1 106 23.9 19.7-28.8
Female 657 520 78.3 74.2-81.9 54 8.4 6.1-11.5 83 13.3 10.5-16.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 811 628 75.5 71.8-78.8 65 8.1 6.1-10.7 118 16.4 13.6-19.7
Non-Hispanic Black 229 188 79.7 72.4-85.5 *** *** *** 29 16.0 10.8-23.0
Other 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 248 138 57.2 50.1-64.0 18 6.7 3.9-11.3 92 36.0 29.6-43.1
55-64 452 342 72.5 67.3-77.2 34 8.3 5.6-12.1 76 19.2 15.2-23.9
65-74 418 370 90.3 86.6-93.1 28 5.9 3.8- 9.0 20 3.8 2.2- 6.5
75+ 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 259 198 73.9 67.1-79.8 15 6.0 3.4-10.4 46 20.0 14.8-26.5
Some Post-H.S. 286 215 73.8 67.4-79.3 18 7.4 4.4-12.2 53 18.8 14.1-24.6
College Graduate 505 406 80.9 76.8-84.5 43 7.9 5.7-10.9 56 11.2 8.4-14.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 327 246 74.6 68.4-79.9 28 8.9 5.6-13.9 53 16.5 12.3-21.7
No 810 623 75.1 71.4-78.5 51 6.0 4.4- 8.2 136 18.8 15.8-22.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 136 106 80.7 72.2-87.0 *** *** *** 17 10.7 6.3-17.7
Non-Veteran 1,005 767 74.1 70.7-77.3 66 6.7 5.0- 8.9 172 19.1 16.4-22.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 551 396 70.4 65.8-74.7 34 6.3 4.3- 9.1 121 23.3 19.4-27.8
Unemployed 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 394 342 88.1 83.9-91.3 25 5.5 3.5- 8.8 27 6.4 4.1- 9.7
Unable to Work 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 17.5 10.5-27.6
Other not in Labor Force 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 142 110 72.0 60.9-80.9 *** *** *** 25 19.7 12.5-29.6
$25,000- 34,999 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 16.4 9.8-26.1
$35,000- 49,999 114 88 80.2 70.4-87.3 *** *** *** 18 14.4 8.3-23.7
$50,000- 74,999 144 117 80.9 72.4-87.3 *** *** *** 14 12.6 7.3-20.9
$75,000+ 381 296 76.8 71.6-81.3 26 6.9 4.4-10.4 59 16.3 12.5-21.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 21.6 13.6-32.4
151% to 200% 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 637 501 78.5 74.6-82.0 50 7.0 5.1- 9.5 86 14.5 11.6-18.1
HOUSING
Own 912 715 77.1 73.7-80.2 64 6.8 5.1- 9.1 133 16.1 13.4-19.2
Rent 196 134 64.6 56.3-72.0 *** *** *** 49 29.1 22.0-37.3
Other arrangement 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 567 443 77.9 73.7-81.7 33 4.9 3.3- 7.3 91 17.1 13.8-21.1
Regional City or Suburban County 320 247 74.9 68.9-80.1 22 6.7 4.2-10.5 51 18.4 13.8-24.1
Rural 258 186 68.0 60.3-74.8 25 12.5 7.8-19.5 47 19.5 14.1-26.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 548 413 70.8 65.9-75.4 42 9.1 6.4-12.8 93 20.1 16.2-24.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 550 427 78.6 74.5-82.3 37 5.5 3.8- 8.0 86 15.9 12.7-19.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 341 269 79.8 74.4-84.3 27 6.8 4.3-10.4 45 13.5 9.8-18.3
2nd Quartile 475 347 70.8 65.8-75.4 34 7.1 4.8-10.5 94 22.0 17.9-26.8
3rd Quartile 291 232 76.3 69.4-82.0 17 7.5 4.2-13.1 42 16.2 11.6-22.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+).

*The definition includes (list of recommended CRC tests): 1) had a blood stool test within the past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years, or 4) had a stool DNA test within the past three years, or 5) had a virtual colonoscopy within the past five years.

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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