2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

A sigmoidoscopy checks part of the colon and you are fully awake.
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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 3 404 44 9.7 6.9-13.5 360 90.3 86.5-93.1
GENDER
Male 174 19 9.6 5.8-15.4 155 90.4 84.6-94.2
Female 230 25 9.8 6.2-15.3 205 90.2 84.7-93.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 334 37 9.0 6.3-12.8 297 91.0 87.2-93.7
Non-Hispanic Black 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 204 *** *** *** 197 96.3 91.9-98.3
65+ 189 36 18.6 12.8-26.1 153 81.4 73.9-87.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 12 9.2 5.0-16.4 123 90.8 83.6-95.0
Some Post-H.S. 125 11 9.1 4.8-16.6 114 90.9 83.4-95.2
College Graduate 143 21 11.4 7.1-17.9 122 88.6 82.1-92.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 17 8.0 4.5-13.7 153 92.0 86.3-95.5
$50,000+ 158 16 8.3 4.8-13.9 142 91.7 86.1-95.2
Don't know/Not Sure 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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