2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a blood stool test in the past year Have had a blood stool test one or more years ago Have never had a blood stool test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,512 256 11.3 9.8-13.1 521 20.0 18.1-22.0 1,735 68.7 66.3-70.9
-Piedmont NC 1,143 110 10.8 8.7-13.4 244 20.6 18.0-23.6 789 68.5 65.2-71.7
GENDER
Male 484 48 11.3 8.2-15.5 99 19.0 15.4-23.3 337 69.7 64.6-74.3
Female 659 62 10.5 7.8-13.8 145 21.9 18.2-26.1 452 67.7 63.1-71.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 813 74 11.0 8.5-14.1 176 21.7 18.5-25.3 563 67.3 63.3-71.1
Non-Hispanic Black 224 26 10.8 6.8-16.7 51 19.3 14.1-25.8 147 69.9 62.4-76.5
Other 106 *** *** *** 17 12.8 7.6-20.7 79 77.9 68.2-85.3
AGE
50-54 248 *** *** *** 30 11.4 7.6-16.7 204 82.3 75.9-87.3
55-64 450 44 11.1 7.9-15.3 83 18.9 15.0-23.6 323 70.0 64.7-74.9
65-75 445 52 13.7 10.1-18.4 131 29.5 24.5-34.9 262 56.8 51.0-62.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 98 17 18.3 10.3-30.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 261 30 9.4 6.3-13.9 53 22.5 17.1-29.2 178 68.0 61.1-74.2
Some Post-H.S. 283 35 14.4 10.1-20.1 59 19.7 15.0-25.4 189 65.9 59.3-72.0
College Graduate 501 28 6.0 3.9- 9.0 115 21.5 17.8-25.8 358 72.5 67.8-76.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 330 42 13.2 9.2-18.6 87 28.7 22.9-35.2 201 58.1 51.4-64.5
No 805 67 9.8 7.5-12.8 154 17.0 14.3-20.1 584 73.2 69.4-76.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 134 19 20.1 12.4-30.8 36 26.7 19.1-36.1 79 53.2 43.1-63.1
Non-Veteran 1,005 90 9.4 7.4-11.9 207 19.8 16.9-22.9 708 70.8 67.3-74.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 550 44 9.3 6.6-13.0 92 15.9 12.7-19.7 414 74.8 70.3-78.9
Unemployed 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 389 39 12.2 8.4-17.3 109 27.6 22.5-33.3 241 60.3 54.1-66.1
Unable to Work 111 23 19.3 12.0-29.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 140 26 16.5 10.2-25.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** 14 16.2 8.9-27.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 114 13 15.8 8.8-26.6 29 23.9 16.0-34.0 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 144 *** *** *** 32 18.9 12.8-26.9 103 72.5 63.2-80.2
$75,000+ 375 20 6.6 4.0-10.8 72 17.9 14.0-22.6 283 75.5 70.1-80.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 84 *** *** *** 18 15.5 8.5-26.4 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 13 17.0 9.7-28.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 631 44 9.2 6.6-12.7 132 18.9 15.7-22.5 455 71.9 67.5-75.8
HOUSING
Own 906 79 10.7 8.4-13.7 194 20.9 17.9-24.2 633 68.3 64.6-71.9
Rent 199 23 9.9 6.4-15.2 44 20.0 14.5-27.0 132 70.0 62.5-76.6
Other arrangement 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 563 51 10.0 7.3-13.5 117 17.3 14.2-20.9 395 72.7 68.3-76.8
Regional City or Suburban County 321 31 11.7 7.9-17.0 66 20.0 15.4-25.6 224 68.2 61.9-74.0
Rural 259 28 11.5 7.2-17.9 61 29.5 22.5-37.6 170 59.0 50.9-66.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 547 56 10.3 7.6-13.7 124 23.7 19.5-28.5 367 66.1 61.0-70.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 549 49 11.1 8.1-15.2 110 17.5 14.3-21.3 390 71.4 66.7-75.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 340 30 10.9 7.1-16.3 72 18.3 14.2-23.3 238 70.8 64.6-76.3
2nd Quartile 473 48 10.5 7.5-14.4 92 20.3 16.3-24.9 333 69.3 64.1-74.0
3rd Quartile 292 28 11.1 7.4-16.3 73 24.4 18.6-31.4 191 64.5 57.3-71.1
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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