2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 555 385 67.1 62.4-71.5 170 32.9 28.5-37.6
GENDER
Male 238 160 64.4 57.1-71.1 78 35.6 28.9-42.9
Female 317 225 69.4 63.0-75.1 92 30.6 24.9-37.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 409 297 69.1 63.7-74.1 112 30.9 25.9-36.3
Non-Hispanic Black 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 304 164 53.8 47.5-60.0 140 46.2 40.0-52.5
65+ 229 207 92.4 87.5-95.4 22 7.6 4.6-12.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 129 67.9 60.0-74.9 62 32.1 25.1-40.0
Some Post-H.S. 144 95 61.4 51.8-70.2 49 38.6 29.8-48.2
College Graduate 218 161 73.2 66.3-79.2 57 26.8 20.8-33.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 186 126 66.4 57.9-73.9 60 33.6 26.1-42.1
$50,000+ 250 179 68.5 61.4-74.9 71 31.5 25.1-38.6
Don't know/Not Sure 119 80 65.3 55.0-74.4 39 34.7 25.6-45.0

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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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