2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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.
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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 8 590 168 26.8 22.6-31.5 422 73.2 68.5-77.4
GENDER
Male 253 73 28.5 21.6-36.4 180 71.5 63.6-78.4
Female 337 95 25.4 20.4-31.2 242 74.6 68.8-79.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 391 110 26.2 21.4-31.6 281 73.8 68.4-78.6
Non-Hispanic Black 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 102 25 20.4 12.1-32.1 77 79.6 67.9-87.9
AGE
45-64 282 55 21.1 15.5-27.9 227 78.9 72.1-84.5
65+ 286 110 35.4 28.5-42.9 176 64.6 57.1-71.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 228 66 28.1 20.9-36.7 162 71.9 63.3-79.1
Some Post-H.S. 175 51 27.2 20.2-35.5 124 72.8 64.5-79.8
College Graduate 181 49 23.9 17.5-31.7 132 76.1 68.3-82.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 82 30.5 23.4-38.6 174 69.5 61.4-76.6
$50,000+ 203 56 27.1 20.5-35.1 147 72.9 64.9-79.5
Don't know/Not Sure 131 30 19.3 12.0-29.4 101 80.7 70.6-88.0

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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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