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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-African Americans

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,305 650 18.7 17.2-20.3 2,655 81.3 79.7-82.8
-African Americans 617 127 20.6 17.0-24.8 490 79.4 75.2-83.0
GENDER
Male 220 44 20.6 14.6-28.2 176 79.4 71.8-85.4
Female 397 83 20.6 16.4-25.7 314 79.4 74.3-83.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 611 127 20.7 17.1-25.0 484 79.3 75.0-82.9
AGE
50-54 133 21 17.5 10.6-27.6 112 82.5 72.4-89.4
55-64 278 58 22.2 17.1-28.3 220 77.8 71.7-82.9
65-74 196 46 21.1 15.0-28.8 150 78.9 71.2-85.0
75 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 101 22 17.2 10.8-26.4 79 82.8 73.6-89.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 215 44 20.7 15.1-27.7 171 79.3 72.3-84.9
Some Post-H.S. 165 38 24.5 17.0-33.9 127 75.5 66.1-83.0
College Graduate 136 23 17.0 11.2-25.1 113 83.0 74.9-88.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 122 25 17.9 11.6-26.6 97 82.1 73.4-88.4
$15,000- 24,999 142 40 25.6 18.4-34.5 102 74.4 65.5-81.6
$25,000- 34,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 230 50 22.3 16.0-30.3 180 77.7 69.7-84.0
No 380 75 19.3 15.2-24.3 305 80.7 75.7-84.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 545 107 19.3 15.5-23.7 438 80.7 76.3-84.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 348 79 23.7 18.6-29.8 269 76.3 70.2-81.4
No 269 48 16.8 12.2-22.8 221 83.2 77.2-87.8

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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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