2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 416 271 62.1 56.4-67.6 145 37.9 32.4-43.6
GENDER
Male 182 115 59.9 51.5-67.7 67 40.1 32.3-48.5
Female 234 156 64.1 56.0-71.4 78 35.9 28.6-44.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 278 183 62.4 55.5-68.7 95 37.6 31.3-44.5
Non-Hispanic Black 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 226 115 49.6 42.1-57.2 111 50.4 42.8-57.9
65+ 178 150 82.6 73.8-88.9 28 17.4 11.1-26.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 192 141 71.2 63.4-77.9 51 28.8 22.1-36.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 152 98 65.4 55.6-74.1 54 34.6 25.9-44.4
$50,000+ 180 124 66.9 58.8-74.1 56 33.1 25.9-41.2
Don't know/Not Sure 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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