2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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Respond.^
Had a blood stool test in the past year Have had a blood stool test one or more years ago Have never had a blood stool test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,512 256 11.3 9.8-13.1 521 20.0 18.1-22.0 1,735 68.7 66.3-70.9
Region 8 429 45 11.2 7.7-16.0 76 17.7 13.7-22.4 308 71.1 65.5-76.2
GENDER
Male 185 21 14.2 8.2-23.6 33 17.7 11.8-25.5 131 68.1 58.8-76.1
Female 244 24 8.6 5.5-13.3 43 17.6 12.7-23.9 177 73.7 66.8-79.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 280 28 9.4 6.0-14.6 53 18.7 13.9-24.7 199 71.9 65.2-77.7
Non-Hispanic Black 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 224 20 10.3 5.9-17.5 26 13.4 8.8-19.8 178 76.3 68.4-82.7
65+ 205 25 12.5 7.4-20.4 50 23.7 17.3-31.5 130 63.8 55.1-71.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 19 14.0 7.6-24.5 31 17.6 11.8-25.4 116 68.4 58.3-76.9
Some Post-H.S. 133 13 9.3 5.1-16.5 26 19.6 12.7-29.0 94 71.0 61.1-79.3
College Graduate 128 13 9.3 5.0-16.5 19 14.6 9.1-22.7 96 76.1 67.0-83.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 23 13.7 7.8-22.9 39 18.5 12.9-25.9 127 67.8 58.3-76.0
$50,000+ 150 16 10.1 6.0-16.6 27 21.0 14.0-30.3 107 68.9 59.3-77.0
Don't know/Not Sure 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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