2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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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 9 & 10 359 41 9.5 6.5-13.7 318 90.5 86.3-93.5
GENDER
Male 163 20 7.9 4.7-12.9 143 92.1 87.1-95.3
Female 196 21 11.0 6.5-18.2 175 89.0 81.8-93.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 257 32 11.2 7.3-16.9 225 88.8 83.1-92.7
Non-Hispanic Black 78 *** *** *** 74 95.3 87.8-98.3
Other 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 198 16 7.0 4.1-11.8 182 93.0 88.2-95.9
65+ 157 24 12.2 7.1-20.3 133 87.8 79.7-92.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 12 5.6 2.9-10.4 119 94.4 89.6-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 110 12 12.5 6.4-22.9 98 87.5 77.1-93.6
College Graduate 115 17 13.0 7.7-21.1 98 87.0 78.9-92.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 18 8.9 5.2-15.0 120 91.1 85.0-94.8
$50,000+ 134 13 7.5 4.1-13.4 121 92.5 86.6-95.9
Don't know/Not Sure 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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