2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 413 153 38.2 32.7-44.1 260 61.8 55.9-67.3
GENDER
Male 180 73 38.4 30.7-46.8 107 61.6 53.2-69.3
Female 233 80 38.0 30.3-46.4 153 62.0 53.6-69.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 276 106 41.7 35.0-48.7 170 58.3 51.3-65.0
Non-Hispanic Black 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 225 58 26.8 20.4-34.3 167 73.2 65.7-79.6
65+ 176 93 57.8 48.8-66.3 83 42.2 33.7-51.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 191 66 32.6 25.7-40.4 125 67.4 59.6-74.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 151 71 52.0 42.0-61.9 80 48.0 38.1-58.0
$50,000+ 179 58 31.1 24.2-39.1 121 68.9 60.9-75.8
Don't know/Not Sure 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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