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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or 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%)
TOTAL 4,144 703 17.2 15.9-18.6 463 11.0 9.9-12.2 1,161 26.8 25.3-28.4 772 17.8 16.4-19.1 1,045 27.2 25.6-28.8
GENDER
Male 1,665 287 17.3 15.3-19.5 185 11.2 9.5-13.0 460 26.0 23.7-28.6 260 14.8 12.9-17.0 473 30.6 28.1-33.3
Female 2,479 416 17.2 15.5-19.0 278 10.9 9.5-12.4 701 27.5 25.5-29.5 512 20.1 18.4-22.0 572 24.4 22.4-26.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,162 525 16.9 15.4-18.5 342 11.0 9.7-12.3 922 27.6 25.8-29.3 630 19.1 17.6-20.7 743 25.5 23.7-27.3
Non-Hispanic Black 711 130 17.9 14.9-21.4 102 12.8 10.3-15.9 182 26.5 22.7-30.7 103 13.3 10.7-16.4 194 29.5 25.7-33.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 13.6 7.0-24.8 *** *** ***
Hispanic 89 14 15.3 8.8-25.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 546 88 16.4 13.1-20.2 42 8.1 5.9-11.2 104 18.3 15.0-22.2 50 10.3 7.6-13.8 262 46.9 42.2-51.5
55-64 1,419 229 15.7 13.7-18.0 158 10.9 9.2-12.9 390 28.2 25.6-30.9 289 20.5 18.2-23.0 353 24.6 22.2-27.2
65-74 1,272 253 21.0 18.5-23.7 161 13.3 11.2-15.8 394 29.2 26.4-32.0 231 16.6 14.5-18.9 233 19.9 17.4-22.7
75+ 864 119 14.6 12.0-17.6 101 11.9 9.6-14.6 266 31.7 28.1-35.5 192 22.4 19.4-25.7 186 19.5 16.7-22.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 509 75 13.9 10.8-17.7 55 10.5 7.9-13.9 112 22.3 18.4-26.8 61 12.9 9.8-16.8 206 40.3 35.5-45.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,165 196 17.3 14.9-19.9 131 11.6 9.6-14.0 293 24.1 21.5-27.0 202 16.6 14.3-19.2 343 30.3 27.4-33.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,089 197 18.5 16.0-21.2 113 10.1 8.3-12.4 312 27.7 24.7-30.8 223 19.8 17.3-22.6 244 23.9 21.0-27.0
College Graduate 1,366 234 17.9 15.6-20.4 162 11.7 9.9-13.8 439 31.7 29.0-34.6 283 19.6 17.4-22.1 248 19.1 16.7-21.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 426 72 16.5 12.7-21.0 34 8.2 5.5-12.1 75 16.3 12.5-21.1 69 15.3 11.8-19.5 176 43.7 38.2-49.4
$15,000- 24,999 667 109 16.8 13.7-20.4 61 8.9 6.7-11.8 177 25.4 21.7-29.4 109 16.1 12.8-20.1 211 32.8 28.8-37.1
$25,000- 34,999 422 56 14.2 10.8-18.5 62 12.7 9.6-16.5 132 30.4 25.4-36.0 72 17.4 13.6-22.0 100 25.3 20.6-30.6
$35,000- 49,999 503 84 16.4 13.1-20.4 63 11.8 8.9-15.6 139 25.4 21.3-30.1 101 18.2 14.7-22.3 116 28.1 23.5-33.2
$50,000-74,999 467 92 19.7 15.8-24.3 62 14.2 10.9-18.4 141 27.7 23.5-32.4 88 18.7 15.0-23.1 84 19.6 15.6-24.3
$75,000+ 777 134 17.5 14.6-20.8 98 12.4 10.0-15.4 258 31.9 28.3-35.7 161 19.4 16.5-22.7 126 18.7 15.6-22.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,464 286 20.6 18.2-23.2 177 11.7 10.0-13.8 414 26.8 24.2-29.6 254 16.4 14.3-18.7 333 24.4 21.9-27.2
No 2,655 414 15.5 14.0-17.1 283 10.6 9.3-12.1 743 27.0 25.1-28.9 515 18.5 16.9-20.3 700 28.4 26.4-30.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 676 122 19.8 16.5-23.6 86 12.9 10.2-16.1 212 29.9 26.2-33.9 119 16.2 13.4-19.4 137 21.3 17.9-25.2
Non-Veteran 3,465 581 16.7 15.3-18.2 377 10.6 9.5-11.9 948 26.2 24.5-27.9 651 18.0 16.6-19.6 908 28.4 26.6-30.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,430 433 18.0 16.3-19.8 269 10.7 9.3-12.2 659 25.7 23.8-27.8 435 17.0 15.3-18.9 634 28.6 26.5-30.8
No 1,714 270 16.2 14.2-18.3 194 11.4 9.8-13.3 502 28.4 26.0-30.9 337 18.7 16.7-20.9 411 25.3 22.9-27.8

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

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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