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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-African Americans

Respondents age 50-75 who received one or more of the recommended colorectal cancer screening tests
within the recommended time interval.*

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-16.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,273 2,392 70.8 68.9-72.6 881 29.2 27.4-31.1
-African Americans 604 442 70.6 66.1-74.7 162 29.4 25.3-33.9
GENDER
Male 211 141 64.6 56.9-71.6 70 35.4 28.4-43.1
Female 393 301 75.1 69.7-79.8 92 24.9 20.2-30.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 598 439 70.9 66.4-75.0 159 29.1 25.0-33.6
AGE
50-54 130 70 54.1 44.3-63.5 60 45.9 36.5-55.7
55-64 279 215 79.0 73.3-83.7 64 21.0 16.3-26.7
65-74 186 150 75.4 66.9-82.3 36 24.6 17.7-33.1
75 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 205 140 66.5 58.8-73.4 65 33.5 26.6-41.2
Some Post-H.S. 166 124 74.1 65.8-80.9 42 25.9 19.1-34.2
College Graduate 140 119 82.3 73.5-88.7 21 17.7 11.3-26.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 116 *** *** *** 41 37.8 28.0-48.7
$15,000- 24,999 138 89 59.9 50.3-68.7 49 40.1 31.3-49.7
$25,000- 34,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 223 165 71.5 63.9-78.0 58 28.5 22.0-36.1
No 374 274 70.4 64.7-75.5 100 29.6 24.5-35.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 531 385 69.7 64.9-74.2 146 30.3 25.8-35.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 342 249 71.3 65.3-76.6 93 28.7 23.4-34.7
No 262 193 69.7 62.8-75.9 69 30.3 24.1-37.2

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*The definition includes: 1) had a blood stool test in past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years AND
a blood stool test within the past 3 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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