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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 year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 275 9.2 8.0-10.6 2,662 90.8 89.4-92.0
-Eastern NC 1,107 89 8.2 6.4-10.5 1,018 91.8 89.5-93.6
GENDER
Male 495 38 9.5 6.6-13.5 457 90.5 86.5-93.4
Female 612 51 7.1 5.1-10.0 561 92.9 90.0-94.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 708 57 8.5 6.2-11.6 651 91.5 88.4-93.8
Non-Hispanic Black 301 26 8.2 5.1-12.8 275 91.8 87.2-94.9
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 192 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 469 30 7.0 4.5-10.7 439 93.0 89.3-95.5
65-75 447 50 10.7 7.7-14.7 397 89.3 85.3-92.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 345 25 7.5 4.7-11.9 320 92.5 88.1-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 329 30 9.5 6.2-14.1 299 90.5 85.9-93.8
College Graduate 302 25 8.7 5.2-14.1 277 91.3 85.9-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 231 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 389 31 8.3 5.4-12.7 358 91.7 87.3-94.6
No 675 56 8.6 6.3-11.7 619 91.4 88.3-93.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 425 34 8.6 5.7-12.7 391 91.4 87.3-94.3
No 679 55 8.0 5.8-11.0 624 92.0 89.0-94.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 26 15.5 10.1-23.0 182 84.5 77.0-89.9
Non-Veteran 900 63 6.6 4.9- 9.0 837 93.4 91.0-95.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 170 19 10.9 6.6-17.6 151 89.1 82.4-93.4
Rural 864 66 7.8 5.8-10.5 798 92.2 89.5-94.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 435 30 9.5 6.4-14.0 405 90.5 86.0-93.6
Unemployed 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 415 39 7.5 5.2-10.8 376 92.5 89.2-94.8
Unable to Work 195 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 163 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 543 40 8.3 5.7-11.8 503 91.7 88.2-94.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 414 35 8.8 5.6-13.6 379 91.2 86.4-94.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 482 39 8.1 5.7-11.5 443 91.9 88.5-94.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 212 15 7.7 4.3-13.1 197 92.3 86.9-95.7

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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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