2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

A sigmoidoscopy checks part of the colon and you are fully awake.
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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 6 356 46 13.5 9.3-19.3 310 86.5 80.7-90.7
GENDER
Male 145 25 19.8 12.2-30.6 120 80.2 69.4-87.8
Female 211 21 7.7 4.8-12.2 190 92.3 87.8-95.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 199 29 14.7 8.8-23.4 170 85.3 76.6-91.2
Non-Hispanic Black 118 15 14.1 8.1-23.3 103 85.9 76.7-91.9
Other 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 190 *** *** *** 180 91.3 81.4-96.2
65+ 156 34 21.1 14.6-29.5 122 78.9 70.5-85.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 *** *** *** 95 91.5 83.7-95.7
Some Post-H.S. 120 18 17.7 10.0-29.6 102 82.3 70.4-90.0
College Graduate 131 18 12.5 7.5-20.0 113 87.5 80.0-92.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 152 17 14.9 7.7-26.8 135 85.1 73.2-92.3
$50,000+ 136 22 15.0 9.4-23.1 114 85.0 76.9-90.6
Don't know/Not Sure 68 *** *** *** 61 93.0 84.5-97.0

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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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