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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy in the past 10 years.
(CDC calculated variable. )

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,265 2,277 67.3 65.4-69.1 988 32.7 30.9-34.6
GENDER
Male 1,355 894 63.9 60.9-66.8 461 36.1 33.2-39.1
Female 1,910 1,383 70.1 67.7-72.5 527 29.9 27.5-32.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,455 1,758 68.9 66.7-71.0 697 31.1 29.0-33.3
Non-Hispanic Black 589 407 66.3 61.7-70.7 182 33.7 29.3-38.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 537 257 49.0 44.3-53.8 280 51.0 46.2-55.7
55-64 1,393 984 71.1 68.3-73.7 409 28.9 26.3-31.7
65-74 1,241 965 76.0 73.1-78.7 276 24.0 21.3-26.9
75 94 71 77.5 67.4-85.2 23 22.5 14.8-32.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 362 191 52.7 46.8-58.5 171 47.3 41.5-53.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 918 595 63.9 60.3-67.3 323 36.1 32.7-39.7
Some Post-H.S. 877 626 69.9 66.3-73.3 251 30.1 26.7-33.7
College Graduate 1,102 862 76.5 73.5-79.3 240 23.5 20.7-26.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 346 185 50.1 43.9-56.3 161 49.9 43.7-56.1
$15,000- 24,999 497 309 60.7 55.6-65.6 188 39.3 34.4-44.4
$25,000- 34,999 326 226 66.5 60.0-72.3 100 33.5 27.7-40.0
$35,000- 49,999 418 292 64.7 59.0-70.1 126 35.3 29.9-41.0
$50,000-74,999 401 314 76.5 71.4-81.0 87 23.5 19.0-28.6
$75,000+ 681 545 77.4 73.5-80.9 136 22.6 19.1-26.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,110 802 69.9 66.5-73.0 308 30.1 27.0-33.5
No 2,134 1,466 66.2 63.8-68.5 668 33.8 31.5-36.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 481 358 74.1 69.4-78.3 123 25.9 21.7-30.6
Non-Veteran 2,783 1,918 66.1 64.0-68.1 865 33.9 31.9-36.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,945 1,342 66.4 63.9-68.9 603 33.6 31.1-36.1
No 1,320 935 68.5 65.5-71.4 385 31.5 28.6-34.5

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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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