2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 596 443 75.2 70.7-79.2 153 24.8 20.8-29.3
GENDER
Male 255 188 74.4 67.2-80.5 67 25.6 19.5-32.8
Female 341 255 75.9 69.9-81.0 86 24.1 19.0-30.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 398 307 78.6 73.4-83.0 91 21.4 17.0-26.6
Non-Hispanic Black 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 283 178 64.8 57.8-71.3 105 35.2 28.7-42.2
65+ 290 254 90.6 86.0-93.7 36 9.4 6.3-14.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 232 156 70.1 62.5-76.8 76 29.9 23.2-37.5
Some Post-H.S. 175 141 81.4 73.5-87.3 34 18.6 12.7-26.5
College Graduate 183 144 76.2 67.4-83.2 39 23.8 16.8-32.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 259 182 73.2 65.9-79.3 77 26.8 20.7-34.1
$50,000+ 204 164 77.9 70.0-84.3 40 22.1 15.7-30.0
Don't know/Not Sure 133 97 74.4 64.8-82.2 36 25.6 17.8-35.2

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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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