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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 2,877 1,993 69.5 67.4-71.6 884 30.5 28.4-32.6
-Eastern NC 1,076 755 70.7 67.2-73.9 321 29.3 26.1-32.8
GENDER
Male 484 338 73.2 68.3-77.5 146 26.8 22.5-31.7
Female 592 417 68.5 63.5-73.1 175 31.5 26.9-36.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 692 491 71.5 67.1-75.5 201 28.5 24.5-32.9
Non-Hispanic Black 291 207 72.6 66.0-78.4 84 27.4 21.6-34.0
Other 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 189 100 50.8 42.2-59.3 89 49.2 40.7-57.8
55-64 459 324 73.5 68.4-78.0 135 26.5 22.0-31.6
65-75 429 332 80.6 76.1-84.4 97 19.4 15.6-23.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 338 230 67.3 61.0-73.1 108 32.7 26.9-39.0
Some Post-H.S. 321 241 79.7 74.4-84.1 80 20.3 15.9-25.6
College Graduate 292 214 72.2 65.0-78.4 78 27.8 21.6-35.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 157 91 61.9 52.5-70.5 66 38.1 29.5-47.5
$25,000- 34,999 114 78 70.4 59.3-79.6 36 29.6 20.4-40.7
$35,000- 49,999 144 109 77.6 67.5-85.2 35 22.4 14.8-32.5
$50,000- 74,999 137 109 76.3 66.7-83.8 28 23.7 16.2-33.3
$75,000+ 225 179 81.5 74.8-86.7 46 18.5 13.3-25.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 382 283 74.3 68.1-79.6 99 25.7 20.4-31.9
No 649 443 68.7 64.2-72.8 206 31.3 27.2-35.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 419 296 71.5 65.7-76.6 123 28.5 23.4-34.3
No 654 456 69.9 65.4-74.0 198 30.1 26.0-34.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 164 84.0 77.9-88.6 41 16.0 11.4-22.1
Non-Veteran 872 592 67.7 63.7-71.4 280 32.3 28.6-36.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 76 59 80.5 69.6-88.2 17 19.5 11.8-30.4
Regional City or Suburban County 165 119 73.5 65.6-80.1 46 26.5 19.9-34.4
Rural 836 578 68.9 64.8-72.8 258 31.1 27.2-35.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 421 273 65.3 59.7-70.6 148 34.7 29.4-40.3
Unemployed 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 406 318 81.5 76.7-85.5 88 18.5 14.5-23.3
Unable to Work 190 137 69.6 60.4-77.5 53 30.4 22.5-39.6
Other not in Labor Force 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 163 100 62.2 52.4-71.1 63 37.8 28.9-47.6
151% to 200% 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 535 417 79.6 75.2-83.4 118 20.4 16.6-24.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 401 290 71.5 65.2-77.2 111 28.5 22.8-34.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 467 314 68.0 62.7-72.9 153 32.0 27.1-37.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 209 152 74.0 66.8-80.1 57 26.0 19.9-33.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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