2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

A colonoscopy checks the entire colon.
You are usually given medication through a needle in your arm to make you sleepy and told to have someone else drive you home after the test.
Have you ever had a colonoscopy?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,630 2,600 68.8 66.8-70.7 1,030 31.2 29.3-33.2
Region 1 & 2 448 299 64.3 58.4-69.7 149 35.7 30.3-41.6
GENDER
Male 182 115 62.0 53.3-70.0 67 38.0 30.0-46.7
Female 266 184 66.2 58.1-73.4 82 33.8 26.6-41.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 393 269 66.1 60.0-71.7 124 33.9 28.3-40.0
Non-Hispanic Black 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 209 106 48.9 40.6-57.2 103 51.1 42.8-59.4
65+ 226 187 82.8 76.1-87.9 39 17.2 12.1-23.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 101 62.9 52.9-71.8 57 37.1 28.2-47.1
Some Post-H.S. 122 80 64.8 54.0-74.3 *** *** ***
College Graduate 167 117 65.6 56.9-73.4 50 34.4 26.6-43.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 137 64.1 54.8-72.5 66 35.9 27.5-45.2
$50,000+ 164 109 63.3 54.2-71.6 55 36.7 28.4-45.8
Don't know/Not Sure 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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.

^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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