2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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.
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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 4 547 156 30.0 25.6-34.8 391 70.0 65.2-74.4
GENDER
Male 232 58 26.2 20.2-33.2 174 73.8 66.8-79.8
Female 315 98 33.1 27.2-39.7 217 66.9 60.3-72.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 402 115 31.5 26.3-37.2 287 68.5 62.8-73.7
Non-Hispanic Black 92 27 26.0 17.3-37.1 65 74.0 62.9-82.7
Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 299 58 22.7 17.5-28.8 241 77.3 71.2-82.5
65+ 226 92 44.2 36.5-52.1 134 55.8 47.9-63.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 190 67 34.7 27.3-42.9 123 65.3 57.1-72.7
Some Post-H.S. 143 45 33.6 25.3-43.0 98 66.4 57.0-74.7
College Graduate 212 44 20.2 14.9-26.8 168 79.8 73.2-85.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 67 38.4 30.4-47.1 117 61.6 52.9-69.6
$50,000+ 244 52 21.9 16.5-28.6 192 78.1 71.4-83.5
Don't know/Not Sure 119 37 32.9 23.7-43.6 82 67.1 56.4-76.3

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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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