2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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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 4 526 66 11.8 9.1-15.2 460 88.2 84.8-90.9
GENDER
Male 226 31 13.5 9.3-19.2 195 86.5 80.8-90.7
Female 300 35 10.4 7.2-14.8 265 89.6 85.2-92.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 387 49 11.6 8.6-15.4 338 88.4 84.6-91.4
Non-Hispanic Black 89 14 15.0 8.4-25.4 75 85.0 74.6-91.6
Other 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 295 24 7.9 5.1-11.9 271 92.1 88.1-94.9
65+ 209 38 19.2 13.7-26.1 171 80.8 73.9-86.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 176 28 14.9 10.0-21.5 148 85.1 78.5-90.0
Some Post-H.S. 137 11 8.2 4.3-15.0 126 91.8 85.0-95.7
College Graduate 211 27 12.0 8.1-17.6 184 88.0 82.4-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 171 21 10.8 6.7-17.1 150 89.2 82.9-93.3
$50,000+ 246 27 9.4 6.2-14.1 219 90.6 85.9-93.8
Don't know/Not Sure 109 18 18.9 11.9-28.8 91 81.1 71.2-88.1

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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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