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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-FEMALES

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,305 378 10.9 9.8-12.2 2,927 89.1 87.8-90.2
-FEMALES 1,918 221 11.2 9.7-12.9 1,697 88.8 87.1-90.3
RACE
White 1,416 159 10.9 9.2-13.0 1,257 89.1 87.0-90.8
African American 397 53 12.6 9.5-16.7 344 87.4 83.3-90.5
Other Minorities 89 *** *** *** 83 93.2 83.8-97.4
AGE
50-54 320 24 6.7 4.3-10.1 296 93.3 89.9-95.7
55-64 775 91 12.0 9.6-14.9 684 88.0 85.1-90.4
65-74 759 99 13.1 10.6-16.0 660 86.9 84.0-89.4
75 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 189 20 10.6 6.5-16.9 169 89.4 83.1-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 564 69 12.2 9.4-15.6 495 87.8 84.4-90.6
Some Post-H.S. 551 72 12.0 9.3-15.3 479 88.0 84.7-90.7
College Graduate 611 59 9.0 6.8-11.7 552 91.0 88.3-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 211 23 10.8 6.6-17.2 188 89.2 82.8-93.4
$15,000- 24,999 302 41 13.8 10.0-18.9 261 86.2 81.1-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 203 32 15.5 10.6-22.2 171 84.5 77.8-89.4
$35,000- 49,999 245 19 8.4 5.1-13.5 226 91.6 86.5-94.9
$50,000- 74,999 222 28 11.5 7.8-16.6 194 88.5 83.4-92.2
$75,000+ 333 39 11.8 8.4-16.5 294 88.2 83.5-91.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 674 88 13.0 10.3-16.4 586 87.0 83.6-89.7
No 1,231 132 10.2 8.5-12.2 1,099 89.8 87.8-91.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,881 213 11.0 9.5-12.7 1,668 89.0 87.3-90.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,166 135 11.2 9.3-13.4 1,031 88.8 86.6-90.7
No 752 86 11.1 8.9-13.9 666 88.9 86.1-91.1

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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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