2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

How long has it been since you had this test?* (Colonoscopy)

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,523 557 16.0 14.5-17.7 389 10.2 9.0-11.4 1,363 36.7 34.8-38.7 224 6.2 5.3- 7.2 990 30.9 29.0-32.9
-Western 558 61 10.5 7.7-14.1 44 7.0 5.1- 9.6 228 40.2 35.3-45.3 40 6.8 4.8- 9.7 185 35.5 30.6-40.7
GENDER
Male 221 27 9.9 6.5-14.6 18 7.4 4.6-11.8 81 38.7 31.2-46.8 *** *** *** 84 39.7 32.3-47.6
Female 337 34 11.0 7.0-16.8 26 6.7 4.4-10.0 147 41.5 35.2-48.1 29 9.0 5.9-13.5 101 31.9 25.6-38.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 493 49 9.4 6.7-13.0 40 7.4 5.4-10.2 212 42.2 37.0-47.5 37 7.3 5.0-10.3 155 33.7 28.7-39.1
Non-Hispanic Black 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 10.9 6.1-18.7 *** *** *** 81 73.7 63.6-81.8
55-64 150 *** *** *** 16 8.5 5.0-14.0 66 46.4 37.0-56.1 *** *** *** 48 32.1 23.6-42.1
65-74 177 23 11.3 7.3-17.3 19 11.3 7.1-17.6 87 48.9 39.9-58.0 *** *** *** 38 22.3 15.5-31.1
75+ 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 18.0 10.8-28.6 18 14.0 8.1-22.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** 50 36.1 27.5-45.6 12 8.9 4.9-15.4 47 36.6 27.8-46.5
Some Post-H.S. 163 15 8.4 4.9-14.0 18 10.2 6.3-16.0 65 41.3 32.8-50.5 *** *** *** 53 33.5 25.2-42.9
College Graduate 201 26 13.5 9.0-19.7 16 7.8 4.6-12.9 90 41.9 34.5-49.7 *** *** *** 57 32.1 25.0-40.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 220 *** *** *** 15 5.3 3.0- 9.2 103 48.6 40.7-56.7 20 8.7 5.2-14.4 63 29.3 22.6-37.0
No 338 42 12.0 8.5-16.6 29 8.0 5.5-11.7 125 35.1 29.2-41.5 20 5.7 3.5- 9.1 122 39.2 32.8-46.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 77 13 15.5 8.8-25.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 481 48 9.6 6.6-13.6 38 6.9 4.9- 9.6 200 40.4 35.2-45.9 34 7.0 4.7-10.2 161 36.2 30.9-41.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 219 17 7.7 4.6-12.5 17 7.2 4.3-11.7 71 32.4 25.3-40.4 *** *** *** 101 47.5 39.5-55.6
Unemployed 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 243 30 11.4 7.3-17.4 18 7.4 4.6-11.9 124 49.8 42.1-57.5 24 10.8 6.8-16.7 47 20.6 14.9-27.7
Unable to Work 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 122 17 13.1 7.8-21.2 12 9.0 5.0-15.9 47 35.0 25.8-45.5 *** *** *** 42 39.0 29.1-49.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 280 37 12.1 8.5-16.9 27 8.9 5.9-13.1 115 40.5 33.8-47.6 20 6.7 4.1-10.9 81 31.7 25.5-38.7
HOUSING
Own 456 53 11.0 7.9-15.1 38 7.4 5.3-10.2 193 41.1 35.8-46.6 35 7.3 5.0-10.5 137 33.4 28.1-39.1
Rent 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 168 21 12.1 7.8-18.4 14 7.8 4.4-13.2 60 32.8 25.2-41.3 *** *** *** 64 42.6 33.8-51.9
Rural 390 40 9.8 6.5-14.5 30 6.7 4.6- 9.8 168 43.0 37.0-49.2 31 7.6 5.0-11.3 121 32.8 27.1-39.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** 58 49.4 39.0-59.8 *** *** *** 32 31.4 22.3-42.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 211 22 11.5 6.6-19.3 19 7.5 4.6-12.1 79 37.6 29.5-46.3 18 6.7 3.9-11.2 73 36.7 28.6-45.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 228 27 11.4 7.7-16.5 17 7.0 4.2-11.4 91 37.6 30.7-45.0 *** *** *** 80 36.6 29.3-44.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 303 33 11.3 7.5-16.8 24 7.4 4.9-11.2 130 41.4 35.1-48.1 19 6.9 4.1-11.4 97 32.9 26.8-39.6
2nd Quartile 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** 64 41.9 32.2-52.3 *** *** *** 53 37.3 27.8-47.9

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+).

*This question was asked only of those who reported having a Colonoscopy
and those respondents who were not asked formed the NEVER category.

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.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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