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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,243 1,721 37.2 35.5-38.8 2,522 62.8 61.2-64.5
-FEMALES 2,538 1,108 40.0 37.8-42.2 1,430 60.0 57.8-62.2
RACE
White 1,919 865 41.6 39.1-44.1 1,054 58.4 55.9-60.9
African American 495 201 37.8 33.1-42.9 294 62.2 57.1-66.9
Other Minorities 99 33 26.1 17.7-36.8 66 73.9 63.2-82.3
AGE
50-54 321 65 18.6 14.5-23.5 256 81.4 76.5-85.5
55-64 791 296 35.4 31.8-39.1 495 64.6 60.9-68.2
65-74 783 407 52.0 48.0-56.0 376 48.0 44.0-52.0
75+ 595 315 53.9 49.3-58.4 280 46.1 41.6-50.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 297 122 40.9 34.8-47.3 175 59.1 52.7-65.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 755 326 40.3 36.4-44.3 429 59.7 55.7-63.6
Some Post-H.S. 703 302 38.9 35.0-43.0 401 61.1 57.0-65.0
College Graduate 771 353 40.9 37.0-44.8 418 59.1 55.2-63.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 278 111 38.9 32.4-45.9 167 61.1 54.1-67.6
$15,000- 24,999 419 191 44.6 39.3-50.0 228 55.4 50.0-60.7
$25,000- 34,999 273 133 45.6 38.9-52.4 140 54.4 47.6-61.1
$35,000- 49,999 299 134 40.8 34.5-47.5 165 59.2 52.5-65.5
$50,000- 74,999 256 110 37.8 31.5-44.5 146 62.2 55.5-68.5
$75,000+ 366 145 34.2 29.0-39.8 221 65.8 60.2-71.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 944 446 44.3 40.6-48.0 498 55.7 52.0-59.4
No 1,580 657 37.7 35.1-40.5 923 62.3 59.5-64.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,488 1,083 39.9 37.7-42.1 1,405 60.1 57.9-62.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,505 638 39.3 36.6-42.2 867 60.7 57.8-63.4
No 1,033 470 40.9 37.5-44.4 563 59.1 55.6-62.5

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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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