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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 513 16.7 15.1-18.4 2,424 83.3 81.6-84.9
-Eastern NC 1,107 167 15.0 12.6-17.8 940 85.0 82.2-87.4
GENDER
Male 495 75 15.4 11.9-19.7 420 84.6 80.3-88.1
Female 612 92 14.7 11.5-18.5 520 85.3 81.5-88.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 708 107 15.3 12.3-18.9 601 84.7 81.1-87.7
Non-Hispanic Black 301 46 15.0 10.7-20.6 255 85.0 79.4-89.3
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 192 17 10.0 5.8-16.6 175 90.0 83.4-94.2
55-64 469 62 14.0 10.4-18.5 407 86.0 81.5-89.6
65-75 447 88 19.5 15.5-24.3 359 80.5 75.7-84.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 345 51 15.0 10.9-20.3 294 85.0 79.7-89.1
Some Post-H.S. 329 53 17.7 13.2-23.3 276 82.3 76.7-86.8
College Graduate 302 50 16.3 11.7-22.4 252 83.7 77.6-88.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 159 21 11.7 6.7-19.6 138 88.3 80.4-93.3
$25,000- 34,999 118 16 10.3 5.9-17.3 102 89.7 82.7-94.1
$35,000- 49,999 145 26 19.1 12.5-28.0 119 80.9 72.0-87.5
$50,000- 74,999 139 16 11.5 6.6-19.1 123 88.5 80.9-93.4
$75,000+ 231 35 16.8 11.4-24.0 196 83.2 76.0-88.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 389 56 13.4 9.8-18.1 333 86.6 81.9-90.2
No 675 106 16.2 13.0-20.0 569 83.8 80.0-87.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 425 59 13.2 9.8-17.7 366 86.8 82.3-90.2
No 679 108 16.3 13.1-20.1 571 83.7 79.9-86.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 43 23.9 17.2-32.2 165 76.1 67.8-82.8
Non-Veteran 900 124 13.0 10.6-15.9 776 87.0 84.1-89.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 170 36 19.9 14.1-27.4 134 80.1 72.6-85.9
Rural 864 123 14.1 11.4-17.3 741 85.9 82.7-88.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 435 52 14.8 10.9-19.7 383 85.2 80.3-89.1
Unemployed 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 415 80 17.6 13.7-22.4 335 82.4 77.6-86.3
Unable to Work 195 25 11.1 6.7-17.8 170 88.9 82.2-93.3
Other not in Labor Force 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 163 23 8.6 5.1-14.1 140 91.4 85.9-94.9
151% to 200% 86 14 13.4 7.4-22.9 72 86.6 77.1-92.6
More than 200% 543 83 16.4 12.9-20.7 460 83.6 79.3-87.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 414 62 15.8 11.5-21.2 352 84.2 78.8-88.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 482 78 15.3 11.9-19.3 404 84.7 80.7-88.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 212 27 13.5 9.0-19.9 185 86.5 80.1-91.0

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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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