2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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.
Have you ever had this test using a home kit?

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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 6 377 137 36.5 30.7-42.7 240 63.5 57.3-69.3
GENDER
Male 164 67 44.3 35.2-53.9 97 55.7 46.1-64.8
Female 213 70 28.5 22.2-35.8 143 71.5 64.2-77.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 210 73 35.1 27.3-43.7 137 64.9 56.3-72.7
Non-Hispanic Black 128 54 40.3 30.8-50.7 74 59.7 49.3-69.2
Other 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 195 58 31.9 24.0-40.9 137 68.1 59.1-76.0
65+ 172 77 45.2 36.5-54.2 95 54.8 45.8-63.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 138 49 34.0 25.8-43.2 89 66.0 56.8-74.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 163 66 42.8 33.3-52.9 97 57.2 47.1-66.7
$50,000+ 145 53 37.1 28.6-46.4 92 62.9 53.6-71.4
Don't know/Not Sure 69 18 19.6 11.6-31.4 51 80.4 68.6-88.4

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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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