2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 379 290 75.1 69.5-80.0 89 24.9 20.0-30.5
GENDER
Male 164 128 77.9 69.5-84.5 36 22.1 15.5-30.5
Female 215 162 72.3 64.4-79.0 53 27.7 21.0-35.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 213 167 76.9 69.4-83.0 46 23.1 17.0-30.6
Non-Hispanic Black 127 98 75.4 65.1-83.5 29 24.6 16.5-34.9
Other 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 196 122 63.5 55.1-71.0 74 36.5 29.0-44.9
65+ 172 161 92.9 86.1-96.5 11 7.1 3.5-13.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 85 73.7 63.3-81.9 30 26.3 18.1-36.7
Some Post-H.S. 124 95 75.7 66.1-83.3 29 24.3 16.7-33.9
College Graduate 140 110 76.0 66.2-83.7 30 24.0 16.3-33.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 120 74.5 65.5-81.8 42 25.5 18.2-34.5
$50,000+ 146 114 75.9 66.6-83.4 32 24.1 16.6-33.4
Don't know/Not Sure 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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