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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,528 617 17.6 16.1-19.2 390 11.0 9.8-12.3 944 26.9 25.1-28.7 704 19.1 17.6-20.7 873 25.4 23.6-27.3
-Eastern NC 1,294 254 20.4 17.8-23.2 144 11.5 9.5-13.8 352 25.9 23.1-28.9 224 16.7 14.4-19.3 320 25.5 22.7-28.6
GENDER
Male 558 124 23.6 19.5-28.3 64 13.8 10.4-18.0 147 26.1 21.9-30.8 78 13.1 10.2-16.7 145 23.4 19.5-27.8
Female 736 130 17.9 14.8-21.4 80 9.6 7.5-12.3 205 25.8 22.1-29.8 146 19.5 16.2-23.3 175 27.3 23.3-31.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 837 152 18.6 15.6-22.1 93 11.3 8.9-14.1 233 26.8 23.3-30.7 164 19.3 16.2-22.7 195 24.1 20.6-27.9
Non-Hispanic Black 354 80 24.4 19.3-30.5 46 13.6 9.7-18.7 93 24.3 19.5-29.9 41 11.3 7.9-15.9 94 26.4 21.1-32.4
Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 190 42 22.5 16.3-30.3 *** *** *** 39 17.3 11.9-24.4 *** *** *** 84 46.6 38.1-55.2
55-64 469 87 18.2 14.5-22.7 57 13.8 10.2-18.4 119 24.7 20.3-29.8 89 20.2 16.1-25.1 117 23.0 18.7-27.9
65-74 418 87 22.9 18.3-28.4 56 13.1 9.8-17.3 134 32.7 27.5-38.4 69 16.5 12.6-21.3 72 14.8 11.4-18.9
75+ 210 35 18.0 12.3-25.5 20 9.4 5.8-15.0 60 28.1 21.2-36.3 50 20.1 14.6-27.0 45 24.3 17.8-32.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 163 32 22.3 15.5-30.9 17 11.6 6.6-19.3 32 18.7 12.8-26.5 17 9.2 5.4-15.2 65 38.3 29.8-47.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 415 69 16.1 12.4-20.7 49 10.9 7.9-14.9 113 26.1 21.3-31.5 78 20.2 15.8-25.4 106 26.8 21.8-32.4
Some Post-H.S. 376 76 20.5 16.1-25.8 47 13.1 9.6-17.7 110 30.4 25.1-36.2 66 18.2 14.0-23.2 77 17.8 13.9-22.5
College Graduate 336 75 25.6 20.1-31.9 31 9.5 6.3-14.0 97 25.7 20.5-31.7 62 15.6 11.7-20.4 71 23.7 18.2-30.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 128 33 26.5 18.0-37.0 *** *** *** 27 20.0 12.8-30.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 199 36 21.9 15.4-30.2 15 8.3 4.6-14.6 51 23.9 17.5-31.7 33 15.4 10.4-22.2 64 30.6 23.5-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 140 25 19.9 12.9-29.4 *** *** *** 42 29.2 20.8-39.2 26 18.2 11.7-27.2 35 25.3 17.5-35.3
$35,000- 49,999 177 30 16.8 11.2-24.3 23 16.6 10.5-25.3 58 31.7 24.0-40.6 33 15.5 10.2-22.9 33 19.4 12.8-28.3
$50,000- 74,999 149 30 16.7 11.1-24.3 22 18.0 11.5-27.1 50 28.7 20.9-38.0 21 16.5 10.4-25.1 26 20.1 13.4-29.0
$75,000+ 244 58 24.2 18.3-31.2 29 11.6 7.6-17.1 68 29.1 22.5-36.7 48 19.1 13.9-25.7 41 16.0 11.3-22.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 488 112 25.9 21.3-31.0 61 12.7 9.4-16.8 132 24.2 19.9-29.1 78 14.6 11.3-18.8 105 22.6 18.1-27.8
No 750 132 17.0 14.0-20.4 79 11.1 8.6-14.2 204 26.5 22.9-30.5 136 18.1 15.0-21.7 199 27.3 23.6-31.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 535 105 22.0 17.9-26.7 63 11.0 8.2-14.5 157 28.5 24.1-33.5 84 14.7 11.4-18.6 126 23.8 19.6-28.7
No 756 148 19.1 16.0-22.6 81 12.0 9.3-15.3 194 23.8 20.3-27.6 139 18.2 15.1-21.8 194 27.0 23.2-31.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 248 57 24.3 18.3-31.6 32 12.7 8.6-18.3 77 30.6 24.2-37.8 45 19.4 14.0-26.3 37 13.0 9.0-18.4
Non-Veteran 1,047 197 19.5 16.7-22.6 113 11.2 9.1-13.9 275 24.8 21.7-28.1 179 16.0 13.6-18.8 283 28.5 25.1-32.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 87 20 21.6 13.9-32.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 19.4 11.4-31.0 19 19.1 11.8-29.4
Regional City or Suburban County 191 46 21.8 16.2-28.8 23 14.5 9.4-21.8 54 28.6 21.8-36.4 30 15.2 10.4-21.5 38 19.9 14.4-26.8
Rural 1,017 188 20.0 17.0-23.3 117 11.5 9.3-14.3 270 24.6 21.4-28.0 179 16.6 14.0-19.6 263 27.3 23.9-30.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 440 76 16.7 13.0-21.2 42 11.1 7.8-15.5 102 21.8 17.5-26.8 81 18.1 14.1-22.8 139 32.3 27.2-37.8
Unemployed 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 580 111 20.3 16.5-24.7 75 13.2 10.2-16.9 183 30.9 26.5-35.6 106 18.4 14.9-22.5 105 17.2 13.8-21.3
Unable to Work 200 56 29.2 22.1-37.5 22 8.0 4.6-13.5 50 24.8 18.1-32.9 24 11.3 6.9-18.0 48 26.7 19.5-35.4
Other not in Labor Force 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 208 49 27.6 20.7-35.9 *** *** *** 48 21.4 15.4-28.9 31 14.8 9.9-21.6 65 29.9 22.7-38.3
151% to 200% 102 17 14.5 8.2-24.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 15.1 8.6-25.2 *** *** ***
More than 200% 609 121 19.7 16.2-23.7 79 14.9 11.6-18.8 188 29.9 25.6-34.5 114 18.0 14.6-22.0 107 17.6 14.2-21.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 478 91 21.7 17.1-27.0 59 12.5 9.1-16.9 131 25.1 20.5-30.2 83 16.3 12.5-21.0 114 24.5 19.6-30.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 565 110 19.1 15.5-23.2 59 11.4 8.5-15.1 161 27.5 23.3-32.2 89 14.4 11.5-18.0 146 27.6 23.2-32.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 252 53 21.0 15.9-27.2 27 10.5 7.0-15.5 60 24.2 18.6-30.8 52 20.8 15.7-27.1 60 23.4 18.0-29.9

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

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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