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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,652 1,313 34.2 32.3-36.1 2,339 65.8 63.9-67.7
-Eastern NC 1,340 415 30.4 27.5-33.5 925 69.6 66.5-72.5
GENDER
Male 577 162 28.4 24.1-33.1 415 71.6 66.9-75.9
Female 763 253 32.1 28.1-36.3 510 67.9 63.7-71.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 862 268 31.0 27.3-34.9 594 69.0 65.1-72.7
Non-Hispanic Black 367 118 30.1 24.8-36.0 249 69.9 64.0-75.2
Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 192 32 17.4 11.9-24.7 160 82.6 75.3-88.1
55-64 475 125 28.5 23.6-33.9 350 71.5 66.1-76.4
65-74 431 157 38.1 32.6-43.8 274 61.9 56.2-67.4
75+ 227 97 37.6 30.4-45.4 130 62.4 54.6-69.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 172 41 21.0 15.0-28.7 131 79.0 71.3-85.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 138 32.1 26.9-37.8 290 67.9 62.2-73.1
Some Post-H.S. 387 118 32.6 27.3-38.4 269 67.4 61.6-72.7
College Graduate 348 115 32.6 26.8-38.9 233 67.4 61.1-73.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 131 37 20.6 13.6-29.9 94 79.4 70.1-86.4
$15,000- 24,999 202 64 30.0 22.8-38.3 138 70.0 61.7-77.2
$25,000- 34,999 144 49 34.0 25.4-43.8 95 66.0 56.2-74.6
$35,000- 49,999 183 54 29.2 21.9-37.7 129 70.8 62.3-78.1
$50,000- 74,999 152 50 33.9 25.6-43.3 102 66.1 56.7-74.4
$75,000+ 247 76 30.6 24.0-38.1 171 69.4 61.9-76.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 507 154 28.7 24.1-33.7 353 71.3 66.3-75.9
No 780 242 31.6 27.8-35.7 538 68.4 64.3-72.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 551 164 29.0 24.6-33.9 387 71.0 66.1-75.4
No 786 249 31.4 27.6-35.5 537 68.6 64.5-72.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 256 92 34.9 28.2-42.3 164 65.1 57.7-71.8
Non-Veteran 1,085 323 29.3 26.1-32.8 762 70.7 67.2-73.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 199 66 32.4 25.6-40.1 133 67.6 59.9-74.4
Rural 1,056 324 30.0 26.7-33.6 732 70.0 66.4-73.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 453 102 25.0 20.4-30.3 351 75.0 69.7-79.6
Unemployed 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 605 234 36.5 32.0-41.3 371 63.5 58.7-68.0
Unable to Work 206 57 27.8 20.7-36.3 149 72.2 63.7-79.3
Other not in Labor Force 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 209 60 25.2 18.8-32.7 149 74.8 67.3-81.2
151% to 200% 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 620 195 31.4 27.1-36.0 425 68.6 64.0-72.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 499 166 33.5 28.3-39.1 333 66.5 60.9-71.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 582 171 27.5 23.4-31.9 411 72.5 68.1-76.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 261 78 31.3 25.2-38.2 183 68.7 61.8-74.8

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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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