2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 378 281 69.8 63.7-75.3 97 30.2 24.7-36.3
GENDER
Male 173 125 67.5 58.2-75.6 48 32.5 24.4-41.8
Female 205 156 72.1 64.1-79.0 49 27.9 21.0-35.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 268 209 72.6 65.3-78.9 59 27.4 21.1-34.7
Non-Hispanic Black 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 202 125 58.2 50.4-65.5 77 41.8 34.5-49.6
65+ 172 153 84.0 73.5-90.9 19 16.0 9.1-26.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 141 89 59.3 49.1-68.7 52 40.7 31.3-50.9
Some Post-H.S. 116 90 74.2 64.0-82.2 26 25.8 17.8-36.0
College Graduate 118 99 83.0 74.5-89.1 19 17.0 10.9-25.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 146 104 68.1 57.6-77.1 42 31.9 22.9-42.4
$50,000+ 136 101 67.8 57.9-76.4 35 32.2 23.6-42.1
Don't know/Not Sure 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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