2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Another test uses a special kit to obtain a small amount of stool at home to determine whether the stool contains blood and returns the kit to the doctor or the lab.
Have you ever had this test using a home kit?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,607 1,126 30.7 28.9-32.7 2,481 69.3 67.3-71.1
Region 3 420 132 29.4 24.7-34.5 288 70.6 65.5-75.3
GENDER
Male 181 53 27.3 20.8-34.9 128 72.7 65.1-79.2
Female 239 79 30.9 24.7-38.0 160 69.1 62.0-75.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 350 107 28.4 23.5-34.0 243 71.6 66.0-76.5
Non-Hispanic Black 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 207 44 21.0 15.6-27.6 163 79.0 72.4-84.4
65+ 201 86 42.0 34.1-50.3 115 58.0 49.7-65.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 146 41 28.4 20.8-37.4 105 71.6 62.6-79.2
Some Post-H.S. 128 46 31.6 23.7-40.9 82 68.4 59.1-76.3
College Graduate 145 45 27.8 20.5-36.5 100 72.2 63.5-79.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 65 33.3 25.9-41.7 113 66.7 58.3-74.1
$50,000+ 159 40 24.8 18.0-33.2 119 75.2 66.8-82.0
Don't know/Not Sure 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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