2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 577 69 12.1 8.9-16.3 508 87.9 83.7-91.1
GENDER
Male 248 38 15.4 10.0-23.0 210 84.6 77.0-90.0
Female 329 31 9.3 6.1-14.0 298 90.7 86.0-93.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 383 47 11.4 8.2-15.7 336 88.6 84.3-91.8
Non-Hispanic Black 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 99 *** *** *** 90 93.0 85.8-96.7
AGE
45-64 279 21 8.7 4.8-15.2 258 91.3 84.8-95.2
65+ 276 45 16.0 11.4-22.0 231 84.0 78.0-88.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 222 25 14.3 8.6-22.9 197 85.7 77.1-91.4
Some Post-H.S. 170 21 9.9 6.0-15.7 149 90.1 84.3-94.0
College Graduate 179 23 12.4 7.3-20.4 156 87.6 79.6-92.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 252 31 14.6 9.1-22.6 221 85.4 77.4-90.9
$50,000+ 200 24 10.3 6.4-16.2 176 89.7 83.8-93.6
Don't know/Not Sure 125 14 10.3 5.3-19.1 111 89.7 80.9-94.7

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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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