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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 blood stool test using a home kit?*

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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 3,510 338 9.4 8.3-10.7 159 4.4 3.7- 5.2 260 7.1 6.1- 8.2 469 12.3 11.0-13.6 2,284 66.9 65.0-68.7
-Eastern NC 1,302 108 8.5 6.8-10.7 49 3.3 2.3- 4.5 83 6.7 5.1- 8.6 149 10.8 9.0-13.0 913 70.7 67.6-73.7
GENDER
Male 561 45 9.5 6.8-13.2 22 3.5 2.1- 5.8 38 6.5 4.4- 9.4 47 8.3 5.9-11.4 409 72.2 67.4-76.5
Female 741 63 7.7 5.6-10.5 27 3.1 2.0- 4.7 45 6.8 4.8- 9.6 102 12.8 10.2-16.0 504 69.6 65.3-73.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 842 71 9.0 6.8-11.9 30 3.3 2.1- 5.0 53 6.5 4.7- 9.0 98 10.6 8.4-13.3 590 70.6 66.6-74.2
Non-Hispanic Black 355 31 8.2 5.3-12.5 *** *** *** 22 6.4 3.9-10.2 44 12.0 8.5-16.6 245 70.3 64.3-75.7
Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 192 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 160 82.6 75.3-88.1
55-64 469 30 7.0 4.5-10.7 18 3.3 1.9- 5.5 26 6.8 4.3-10.7 45 10.0 7.1-14.0 350 72.8 67.4-77.6
65-74 426 46 10.4 7.4-14.5 16 3.4 2.0- 5.9 30 8.1 5.2-12.3 60 15.2 11.5-19.8 274 62.9 57.2-68.3
75+ 216 23 10.8 6.5-17.4 *** *** *** 19 7.6 4.6-12.5 33 11.1 7.4-16.5 130 65.5 57.6-72.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 167 15 8.9 5.0-15.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 131 80.4 72.6-86.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 413 34 8.2 5.4-12.4 *** *** *** 32 8.3 5.5-12.3 47 11.1 7.9-15.3 285 69.5 63.7-74.7
Some Post-H.S. 379 32 9.0 6.0-13.2 16 4.0 2.3- 6.7 16 6.6 3.9-11.0 47 11.9 8.7-16.2 268 68.5 62.6-73.8
College Graduate 341 27 8.1 5.0-13.1 15 4.5 2.5- 7.8 27 7.3 4.7-11.2 43 12.5 8.8-17.3 229 67.7 61.3-73.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 129 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 94 80.0 70.7-87.0
$15,000- 24,999 196 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 9.6 5.9-15.1 137 72.3 63.9-79.3
$25,000- 34,999 140 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 13.8 8.1-22.6 95 67.6 57.6-76.2
$35,000- 49,999 179 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 7.0 3.9-12.3 *** *** *** 129 73.4 65.1-80.3
$50,000- 74,999 149 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 15.1 9.4-23.4 102 67.8 58.3-76.0
$75,000+ 246 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 9.3 5.3-15.6 30 10.3 6.8-15.1 171 69.8 62.3-76.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 493 40 8.4 5.7-12.2 22 3.9 2.3- 6.4 21 4.0 2.3- 6.7 63 11.8 8.9-15.7 347 72.0 66.8-76.6
No 756 64 9.0 6.7-12.0 25 2.7 1.7- 4.2 60 8.8 6.5-11.7 76 9.7 7.5-12.4 531 69.9 65.7-73.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 535 43 8.4 5.8-12.1 20 2.6 1.6- 4.4 25 4.8 2.9- 7.8 65 12.1 9.1-15.8 382 72.1 67.1-76.5
No 764 65 8.7 6.5-11.6 29 3.8 2.5- 5.8 58 8.1 6.0-10.9 82 9.6 7.5-12.3 530 69.8 65.7-73.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 248 32 14.2 9.5-20.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 9.3 6.0-14.1 162 65.9 58.4-72.7
Non-Veteran 1,055 76 7.2 5.4- 9.5 37 3.2 2.2- 4.6 69 6.6 5.0- 8.7 121 11.1 9.1-13.6 752 71.9 68.4-75.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 192 20 10.4 6.4-16.5 *** *** *** 18 9.2 5.5-15.0 14 7.0 3.9-12.2 129 67.7 59.9-74.7
Rural 1,028 83 8.3 6.3-10.8 36 3.0 2.0- 4.4 61 6.1 4.5- 8.3 124 11.4 9.3-14.0 724 71.2 67.6-74.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 443 31 9.5 6.4-13.9 *** *** *** 24 6.0 3.8- 9.4 33 7.0 4.7-10.3 345 75.6 70.3-80.2
Unemployed 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 586 56 8.4 6.1-11.6 28 4.6 3.0- 7.0 45 8.3 5.9-11.7 87 13.2 10.4-16.6 370 65.5 60.7-70.0
Unable to Work 200 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 12.6 7.6-20.0 146 72.7 64.1-79.9
Other not in Labor Force 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 202 19 6.5 3.5-11.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 10.1 6.1-16.4 148 77.4 69.8-83.5
151% to 200% 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 18.6 11.1-29.3 *** *** ***
More than 200% 610 45 7.9 5.5-11.1 28 4.1 2.7- 6.2 44 8.0 5.6-11.2 68 10.0 7.6-13.0 425 70.1 65.5-74.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 485 43 8.9 5.9-13.2 *** *** *** 32 6.9 4.4-10.6 64 12.9 9.6-17.0 329 67.5 61.8-72.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 570 44 8.1 5.7-11.3 26 3.5 2.3- 5.5 35 5.7 3.9- 8.3 58 9.5 7.1-12.7 407 73.2 68.7-77.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 248 21 8.9 5.5-14.1 *** *** *** 16 8.0 4.6-13.4 27 10.2 6.7-15.4 178 70.8 63.8-76.9

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the 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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