2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Have had a sigmoidoscopy in the past 5 years Have had a sigmoidoscopy 5 or more years ago Have never had a sigmoidoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,467 104 4.0 3.1- 5.1 158 6.2 5.1- 7.4 2,205 89.8 88.2-91.2
-Piedmont NC 1,121 45 3.7 2.6- 5.4 74 6.6 5.1- 8.5 1,002 89.7 87.4-91.6
GENDER
Male 478 25 4.4 2.9- 6.7 38 7.0 4.9- 9.8 415 88.6 85.2-91.3
Female 643 *** *** *** 36 6.3 4.3- 9.0 587 90.5 87.2-93.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 800 30 3.4 2.1- 5.4 64 7.9 6.0-10.3 706 88.7 85.9-91.1
Non-Hispanic Black 219 *** *** *** *** *** *** 199 90.8 85.2-94.5
Other 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 249 *** *** *** *** *** *** 232 93.1 88.3-96.0
55-64 446 16 3.6 2.1- 6.0 19 4.5 2.8- 7.2 411 91.9 88.7-94.3
65-74 402 21 4.0 2.3- 6.6 41 10.9 7.7-15.3 340 85.1 80.5-88.8
75+ 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 249 *** *** *** 20 8.7 5.4-13.8 220 87.3 81.6-91.4
Some Post-H.S. 281 *** *** *** 13 4.6 2.5- 8.2 257 91.9 87.7-94.8
College Graduate 497 21 3.0 1.8- 5.0 37 7.8 5.5-11.0 439 89.2 85.7-91.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 315 *** *** *** 19 6.3 3.8-10.2 280 88.7 83.5-92.4
No 798 29 3.2 2.1- 4.9 55 6.8 5.0- 9.1 714 90.0 87.4-92.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** 117 87.6 80.2-92.5
Non-Veteran 979 38 3.7 2.5- 5.6 60 6.3 4.7- 8.3 881 90.0 87.5-92.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 546 *** *** *** 26 5.2 3.4- 7.8 507 92.4 89.3-94.6
Unemployed 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 377 23 5.6 3.1- 9.8 36 10.0 6.9-14.2 318 84.4 79.3-88.5
Unable to Work 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 143 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 377 18 3.6 2.1- 6.0 29 6.6 4.5- 9.7 330 89.8 86.2-92.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 628 26 3.3 2.1- 5.1 45 6.5 4.7- 9.0 557 90.2 87.4-92.4
HOUSING
Own 895 36 3.9 2.6- 5.8 65 7.0 5.3- 9.2 794 89.1 86.5-91.3
Rent 188 *** *** *** *** *** *** 173 92.6 87.5-95.8
Other arrangement 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 549 24 4.0 2.5- 6.3 34 5.4 3.7- 7.8 491 90.6 87.6-93.0
Regional City or Suburban County 316 *** *** *** 22 7.7 4.9-12.0 281 89.1 84.5-92.4
Rural 256 *** *** *** 18 7.5 4.4-12.5 230 88.5 81.9-92.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 535 *** *** *** 39 6.9 4.8- 9.7 480 90.3 86.7-92.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 538 26 4.1 2.6- 6.5 34 6.7 4.6- 9.6 478 89.2 85.7-91.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 331 *** *** *** 19 6.0 3.5-10.0 296 90.7 86.3-93.7
2nd Quartile 466 *** *** *** 37 7.7 5.4-10.8 415 89.0 85.2-92.0
3rd Quartile 285 *** *** *** 17 5.5 3.3- 9.3 255 89.5 84.6-92.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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