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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 year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 275 9.2 8.0-10.6 2,662 90.8 89.4-92.0
-Non-Hispanic Black 559 53 8.2 5.9-11.2 506 91.8 88.8-94.1
GENDER
Male 231 19 7.4 4.4-12.1 212 92.6 87.9-95.6
Female 328 34 8.8 5.8-13.2 294 91.2 86.8-94.2
AGE
50-54 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 256 24 8.7 5.3-14.0 232 91.3 86.0-94.7
65-75 199 25 11.6 7.4-17.7 174 88.4 82.3-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 212 19 7.6 4.5-12.6 193 92.4 87.4-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 134 16 10.3 5.8-17.6 118 89.7 82.4-94.2
College Graduate 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 195 20 7.6 4.4-12.7 175 92.4 87.3-95.6
No 342 32 8.8 5.8-13.1 310 91.2 86.9-94.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 219 22 8.7 5.4-13.8 197 91.3 86.2-94.6
No 338 31 7.9 5.1-12.1 307 92.1 87.9-94.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 12 14.2 7.8-24.5 75 85.8 75.5-92.2
Non-Veteran 472 41 7.0 4.8-10.2 431 93.0 89.8-95.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 178 20 9.5 5.7-15.4 158 90.5 84.6-94.3
Regional City or Suburban County 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 282 25 7.1 4.3-11.3 257 92.9 88.7-95.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 202 15 7.8 4.3-13.6 187 92.2 86.4-95.7
Unemployed 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 191 21 9.3 5.6-14.9 170 90.7 85.1-94.4
Unable to Work 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 195 16 7.8 4.4-13.4 179 92.2 86.6-95.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 174 22 11.4 6.8-18.4 152 88.6 81.6-93.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 214 21 8.6 5.2-13.7 193 91.4 86.3-94.8

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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.

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