2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 403 48 12.1 8.5-16.9 355 87.9 83.1-91.5
GENDER
Male 179 26 10.6 6.8-16.1 153 89.4 83.9-93.2
Female 224 22 13.4 8.0-21.6 202 86.6 78.4-92.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 269 38 14.4 9.8-20.7 231 85.6 79.3-90.2
Non-Hispanic Black 100 *** *** *** 90 92.6 85.1-96.5
Other 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 223 14 6.2 3.5-10.8 209 93.8 89.2-96.5
65+ 170 34 22.0 14.5-32.0 136 78.0 68.0-85.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 13 12.8 6.8-22.9 96 87.2 77.1-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 106 *** *** *** 96 87.8 76.3-94.1
College Graduate 188 25 11.3 7.1-17.5 163 88.7 82.5-92.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 144 15 12.0 6.4-21.5 129 88.0 78.5-93.6
$50,000+ 178 24 10.3 6.5-15.9 154 89.7 84.1-93.5
Don't know/Not Sure 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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