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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Non-Hispanic Black

Respondents age 50-75 who received one or more of the recommended colorectal cancer screening tests
within the recommended time interval.*

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-16.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,891 2,103 72.8 70.7-74.8 788 27.2 25.2-29.3
-Non-Hispanic Black 543 393 72.1 67.2-76.6 150 27.9 23.4-32.8
GENDER
Male 226 146 64.4 56.4-71.8 80 35.6 28.2-43.6
Female 317 247 78.3 72.3-83.3 70 21.7 16.7-27.7
AGE
50-54 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 248 184 77.7 70.9-83.2 64 22.3 16.8-29.1
65-75 193 157 82.0 74.8-87.4 36 18.0 12.6-25.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 204 153 70.6 61.9-77.9 51 29.4 22.1-38.1
Some Post-H.S. 132 94 76.7 67.7-83.8 38 23.3 16.2-32.3
College Graduate 117 90 74.6 63.8-83.0 27 25.4 17.0-36.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 189 149 79.3 71.2-85.5 40 20.7 14.5-28.8
No 333 230 68.9 62.4-74.7 103 31.1 25.3-37.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 212 164 75.2 66.8-82.0 48 24.8 18.0-33.2
No 329 227 70.2 63.9-75.9 102 29.8 24.1-36.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 85 67 82.2 71.4-89.6 18 17.8 10.4-28.6
Non-Veteran 458 326 70.2 64.6-75.2 132 29.8 24.8-35.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 174 120 67.3 58.6-74.9 54 32.7 25.1-41.4
Regional City or Suburban County 94 76 81.2 70.5-88.7 18 18.8 11.3-29.5
Rural 275 197 73.3 66.3-79.3 78 26.7 20.7-33.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 198 127 65.8 57.4-73.3 71 34.2 26.7-42.6
Unemployed 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 187 154 81.2 72.6-87.6 33 18.8 12.4-27.4
Unable to Work 133 97 72.6 62.2-81.0 36 27.4 19.0-37.8
Other not in Labor Force 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 126 89 71.0 60.7-79.5 37 29.0 20.5-39.3
151% to 200% 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 192 156 82.0 74.0-88.0 36 18.0 12.0-26.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 170 126 74.9 65.0-82.7 44 25.1 17.3-35.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 164 119 75.1 67.1-81.7 45 24.9 18.3-32.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 209 148 69.3 61.4-76.2 61 30.7 23.8-38.6

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*The definition includes: 1) had a blood stool test in past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years AND
a blood stool test within the past 3 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years.

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.

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