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

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,472 414 11.1 9.8-12.5 3,058 88.9 87.5-90.2
Region 1 & 2 430 53 11.5 8.1-16.0 377 88.5 84.0-91.9
GENDER
Male 177 24 13.0 7.7-21.1 153 87.0 78.9-92.3
Female 253 29 10.2 6.5-15.6 224 89.8 84.4-93.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 377 48 12.0 8.4-16.9 329 88.0 83.1-91.6
Non-Hispanic Black 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 205 11 3.7 2.0- 6.8 194 96.3 93.2-98.0
65+ 212 41 20.7 14.1-29.3 171 79.3 70.7-85.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 13 8.1 4.2-15.1 135 91.9 84.9-95.8
Some Post-H.S. 119 13 11.4 5.5-22.2 106 88.6 77.8-94.5
College Graduate 162 27 17.0 11.0-25.2 135 83.0 74.8-89.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 22 8.9 5.6-13.7 169 91.1 86.3-94.4
$50,000+ 161 19 10.3 5.1-19.7 142 89.7 80.3-94.9
Don't know/Not Sure 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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