2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 418 311 73.3 68.0-78.0 107 26.7 22.0-32.0
GENDER
Male 180 123 65.2 56.4-73.0 57 34.8 27.0-43.6
Female 238 188 79.5 73.1-84.7 50 20.5 15.3-26.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 347 257 72.8 67.0-77.9 90 27.2 22.1-33.0
Non-Hispanic Black 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 208 131 63.0 55.3-70.0 77 37.0 30.0-44.7
65+ 199 171 87.2 80.5-91.9 28 12.8 8.1-19.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 95 64.3 54.8-72.8 49 35.7 27.2-45.2
Some Post-H.S. 129 101 77.9 68.9-84.9 28 22.1 15.1-31.1
College Graduate 144 114 79.5 71.0-86.0 30 20.5 14.0-29.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 176 122 66.4 57.5-74.3 54 33.6 25.7-42.5
$50,000+ 160 124 76.5 68.2-83.2 36 23.5 16.8-31.8
Don't know/Not Sure 82 65 80.9 70.1-88.4 17 19.1 11.6-29.9

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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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