2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

How long has it been since you had this test?* (Blood Stool Test)

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,431 313 10.2 8.9-11.7 127 3.5 2.8- 4.4 229 6.2 5.3- 7.3 366 9.9 8.7-11.1 2,396 70.2 68.2-72.1
-Piedmont NC 1,596 144 10.5 8.7-12.7 63 3.9 2.8- 5.2 92 5.5 4.3- 7.1 182 10.5 8.9-12.4 1,115 69.5 66.7-72.2
GENDER
Male 693 58 9.9 7.4-13.2 26 3.4 2.2- 5.2 37 5.1 3.4- 7.4 87 11.0 8.7-13.9 485 70.7 66.5-74.5
Female 903 86 11.1 8.6-14.2 37 4.3 2.8- 6.4 55 5.9 4.3- 8.2 95 10.1 7.9-12.9 630 68.6 64.6-72.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,130 100 11.2 8.9-13.9 44 4.3 3.0- 6.0 59 5.3 3.9- 7.3 146 11.8 9.8-14.2 781 67.4 63.9-70.7
Non-Hispanic Black 308 34 9.7 6.5-14.3 16 3.4 2.0- 5.8 23 6.3 3.9-10.0 28 8.0 5.2-12.3 207 72.6 66.5-77.9
Other 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 127 82.7 75.3-88.2
AGE
45-54 461 20 5.4 3.2- 8.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 4.4 2.7- 7.2 399 85.8 81.5-89.3
55-64 450 44 11.1 7.9-15.3 *** *** *** 28 5.9 3.8- 9.1 42 9.2 6.6-12.8 323 70.0 64.7-74.9
65-74 417 47 12.9 9.5-17.2 26 6.2 4.0- 9.4 30 9.2 5.9-14.1 67 14.8 11.3-19.2 247 57.0 51.1-62.6
75+ 268 33 16.7 10.9-24.9 *** *** *** 21 5.7 3.5- 9.2 55 19.9 14.3-27.0 146 53.2 45.3-61.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 147 21 14.3 8.4-23.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 100 67.4 56.9-76.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 349 39 10.4 7.1-14.8 *** *** *** 24 6.7 4.2-10.6 34 10.5 7.3-14.9 239 67.9 61.8-73.4
Some Post-H.S. 410 48 14.6 10.8-19.5 *** *** *** 19 4.2 2.5- 7.0 55 11.8 8.8-15.7 275 66.4 60.8-71.5
College Graduate 689 36 5.3 3.6- 7.7 30 4.2 2.8- 6.2 42 5.7 4.1- 7.9 81 10.3 8.1-13.1 500 74.5 70.7-78.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 498 60 13.2 9.8-17.7 26 6.0 3.7- 9.6 46 9.3 6.5-13.3 66 12.9 9.7-17.0 300 58.5 52.9-63.8
No 1,089 83 9.3 7.2-11.9 37 2.9 2.0- 4.1 45 3.7 2.7- 5.2 114 9.3 7.5-11.5 810 74.8 71.6-77.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 25 16.9 10.9-25.1 *** *** *** 17 7.9 4.5-13.6 33 14.6 10.1-20.8 118 54.4 46.0-62.5
Non-Veteran 1,387 118 9.5 7.7-11.7 51 3.5 2.5- 4.9 75 5.2 3.9- 6.8 148 9.9 8.2-11.9 995 72.0 69.0-74.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 726 50 8.4 6.1-11.4 19 2.6 1.5- 4.2 32 4.1 2.7- 6.1 51 6.9 5.1- 9.3 574 78.1 74.2-81.5
Unemployed 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 603 65 13.7 10.2-18.1 33 4.7 3.1- 6.9 43 7.6 5.2-10.9 109 17.4 14.0-21.5 353 56.7 51.6-61.7
Unable to Work 132 25 17.1 10.9-26.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 203 33 14.6 9.6-21.6 *** *** *** 18 11.1 6.2-19.1 20 9.4 5.4-16.0 119 55.4 46.1-64.3
$25,000- 34,999 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 86 72.2 61.5-80.8
$35,000- 49,999 153 17 15.9 9.3-25.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 8.6 4.8-14.9 101 63.2 53.4-72.0
$50,000- 74,999 200 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 31 13.3 9.0-19.3 143 72.1 64.2-78.8
$75,000+ 515 31 6.9 4.6-10.3 19 3.2 1.9- 5.3 24 4.6 2.9- 7.3 52 8.8 6.5-11.7 389 76.4 72.0-80.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 118 20 18.1 10.5-29.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 12.0 7.0-19.7 87 56.9 46.4-66.8
151% to 200% 126 17 15.6 9.5-24.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 85 64.2 53.5-73.7
More than 200% 868 61 9.2 6.9-12.2 33 3.4 2.3- 5.0 44 4.9 3.5- 6.9 100 9.8 7.9-12.1 630 72.7 69.1-76.1
HOUSING
Own 1,236 102 10.6 8.5-13.1 48 4.0 2.8- 5.6 73 5.7 4.3- 7.5 145 10.8 8.9-13.0 868 69.0 65.7-72.1
Rent 297 29 9.0 6.1-13.1 *** *** *** 16 5.4 3.0- 9.4 30 9.0 6.1-13.1 211 73.3 67.3-78.6
Other arrangement 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 810 72 10.3 7.9-13.2 26 2.8 1.8- 4.3 43 4.6 3.3- 6.5 92 9.7 7.7-12.2 577 72.6 68.8-76.0
Regional City or Suburban County 423 40 12.2 8.6-17.2 17 3.4 1.9- 5.9 31 7.3 4.9-10.8 43 9.4 6.7-13.0 292 67.7 62.0-72.9
Rural 363 32 8.8 5.6-13.4 20 7.0 4.0-11.9 *** *** *** 47 14.0 9.8-19.6 246 65.1 58.3-71.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 730 70 9.9 7.5-13.0 32 4.6 2.9- 7.1 47 6.9 4.8- 9.7 93 12.2 9.6-15.5 488 66.5 62.0-70.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 796 67 11.1 8.4-14.4 27 2.9 1.9- 4.5 43 4.6 3.2- 6.5 80 9.1 7.1-11.6 579 72.3 68.4-75.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 488 38 10.4 7.1-14.9 17 3.4 2.0- 5.8 32 5.2 3.4- 7.7 50 8.9 6.5-12.1 351 72.1 67.0-76.7
2nd Quartile 643 63 10.5 7.9-13.8 28 4.0 2.5- 6.3 24 4.0 2.5- 6.3 73 11.2 8.6-14.5 455 70.3 65.9-74.4
3rd Quartile 413 39 11.0 7.5-15.8 *** *** *** 35 9.7 6.4-14.5 53 11.6 8.4-15.9 269 63.5 57.4-69.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+).

*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the NEVER category.

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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