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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 513 16.7 15.1-18.4 2,424 83.3 81.6-84.9
-Non-Hispanic Black 559 100 16.4 13.1-20.2 459 83.6 79.8-86.9
GENDER
Male 231 43 16.9 12.1-23.0 188 83.1 77.0-87.9
Female 328 57 16.0 11.9-21.2 271 84.0 78.8-88.1
AGE
50-54 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 256 44 16.1 11.4-22.3 212 83.9 77.7-88.6
65-75 199 50 26.4 19.9-34.2 149 73.6 65.8-80.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 212 40 18.7 13.3-25.7 172 81.3 74.3-86.7
Some Post-H.S. 134 26 17.8 11.6-26.1 108 82.2 73.9-88.4
College Graduate 122 23 14.2 9.0-21.7 99 85.8 78.3-91.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 85 18 18.1 10.3-29.9 67 81.9 70.1-89.7
$15,000- 24,999 122 19 15.6 9.5-24.5 103 84.4 75.5-90.5
$25,000- 34,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 195 35 15.4 10.5-21.9 160 84.6 78.1-89.5
No 342 61 16.5 12.4-21.6 281 83.5 78.4-87.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 219 40 16.7 11.8-23.0 179 83.3 77.0-88.2
No 338 60 16.3 12.2-21.4 278 83.7 78.6-87.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 21 23.2 14.8-34.5 66 76.8 65.5-85.2
Non-Veteran 472 79 15.0 11.7-19.2 393 85.0 80.8-88.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 178 33 16.2 11.2-22.9 145 83.8 77.1-88.8
Regional City or Suburban County 99 18 18.2 11.0-28.5 81 81.8 71.5-89.0
Rural 282 49 15.8 11.3-21.5 233 84.2 78.5-88.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 202 23 11.8 7.4-18.3 179 88.2 81.7-92.6
Unemployed 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 191 49 24.9 18.5-32.6 142 75.1 67.4-81.5
Unable to Work 139 20 12.5 7.5-20.0 119 87.5 80.0-92.5
Other not in Labor Force 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 127 18 12.3 7.2-20.4 109 87.7 79.6-92.8
151% to 200% 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 195 38 18.0 12.7-25.1 157 82.0 74.9-87.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 174 35 19.2 12.9-27.7 139 80.8 72.3-87.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 171 29 16.3 10.9-23.5 142 83.7 76.5-89.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 214 36 15.2 10.7-21.2 178 84.8 78.8-89.3

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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.

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