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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 645 126 19.5 16.0-23.5 85 13.5 10.5-17.2 175 28.0 23.9-32.6 84 12.0 9.4-15.2 175 26.9 22.8-31.5
GENDER
Male 259 54 21.3 15.9-27.8 28 11.8 7.8-17.6 65 26.4 20.3-33.5 22 6.1 3.7- 9.7 90 34.4 27.5-42.0
Female 386 72 18.1 13.8-23.4 57 14.9 10.8-20.1 110 29.3 23.9-35.4 62 16.7 12.6-21.8 85 21.1 16.6-26.4
AGE
50-54 104 18 14.8 8.9-23.5 *** *** *** 20 17.9 11.0-27.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 257 51 22.3 16.5-29.5 30 11.1 7.2-16.6 65 29.8 23.0-37.7 42 14.3 10.0-20.0 69 22.5 17.0-29.0
65-74 184 35 18.9 13.1-26.6 32 17.2 11.6-24.7 53 29.1 22.0-37.4 30 18.0 12.3-25.5 34 16.7 11.4-23.9
75+ 95 20 19.7 11.6-31.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 20 17.4 11.0-26.5 20 17.6 10.6-27.8 27 26.2 17.3-37.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 242 45 17.7 12.7-24.1 33 13.3 8.8-19.4 66 26.6 20.5-33.8 36 14.0 9.7-19.9 62 28.5 21.7-36.3
Some Post-H.S. 148 34 23.1 15.6-32.9 16 11.4 6.4-19.4 43 33.0 24.4-43.0 15 10.4 5.8-17.9 40 22.1 15.5-30.4
College Graduate 132 26 20.5 13.4-30.1 16 11.3 6.3-19.3 39 26.4 18.7-36.0 23 18.8 12.0-28.1 28 23.0 15.4-33.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 20 19.4 11.6-30.5 *** *** *** 25 25.0 16.2-36.6 14 10.4 5.7-18.1 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 141 27 21.3 14.3-30.4 16 12.7 7.2-21.5 34 22.6 14.8-33.0 21 14.4 9.0-22.4 43 28.9 21.0-38.4
$25,000- 34,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 232 51 23.9 17.5-31.7 34 13.3 9.1-19.2 62 28.6 21.6-36.8 32 11.7 7.9-17.2 53 22.4 16.2-30.2
No 389 73 18.1 14.0-23.1 47 13.0 9.2-18.0 107 27.5 22.3-33.3 49 12.5 9.1-17.0 113 28.9 23.6-34.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 266 57 21.3 16.0-27.6 34 13.4 9.1-19.3 76 27.9 21.6-35.1 31 9.9 6.6-14.6 68 27.6 21.1-35.3
No 377 69 18.4 14.0-23.9 50 13.6 9.7-18.7 98 27.9 22.6-34.0 53 13.4 9.8-18.0 107 26.6 21.5-32.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 97 *** *** *** 12 16.1 8.7-27.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 18.2 11.0-28.7
Non-Veteran 548 100 17.9 14.3-22.2 73 13.0 9.9-17.0 148 28.1 23.6-33.1 72 12.3 9.4-16.0 155 28.6 24.0-33.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 199 26 13.6 9.1-19.9 25 12.1 7.9-17.9 62 30.4 23.6-38.1 26 13.2 8.7-19.5 60 30.7 23.5-39.0
Regional City or Suburban County 112 26 17.6 11.4-26.3 16 17.0 9.8-27.8 *** *** *** 17 11.8 7.0-19.2 20 17.8 10.9-27.7
Rural 334 74 26.0 20.1-32.9 44 13.5 9.1-19.5 80 22.4 17.3-28.6 41 10.9 7.6-15.5 95 27.1 21.6-33.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 207 30 13.5 9.1-19.6 25 12.0 7.7-18.4 50 28.0 21.1-36.2 32 14.8 9.9-21.6 70 31.6 24.4-39.7
Unemployed 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 263 53 19.6 14.4-26.1 40 17.1 11.8-24.1 84 28.9 22.8-35.9 35 12.8 8.9-18.1 51 21.7 15.6-29.4
Unable to Work 142 35 26.3 18.0-36.8 *** *** *** 34 27.9 19.1-38.8 *** *** *** 41 28.4 20.3-38.3
Other not in Labor Force 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 148 34 25.4 17.9-34.6 16 11.4 6.5-19.1 35 23.9 16.1-33.9 23 15.0 9.3-23.1 40 24.4 17.3-33.3
151% to 200% 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 211 47 20.6 15.0-27.7 29 14.8 9.8-21.7 65 32.8 25.5-41.1 37 16.1 11.2-22.5 33 15.7 10.3-23.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 202 46 27.3 19.9-36.3 28 13.2 8.3-20.3 47 20.5 14.4-28.2 27 13.8 8.7-21.2 54 25.2 18.2-33.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 198 47 23.8 17.0-32.2 24 13.6 8.2-21.6 54 30.2 22.7-39.0 23 8.3 5.3-12.8 50 24.1 17.9-31.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 245 33 13.4 9.3-18.9 33 13.7 9.4-19.3 74 30.0 23.8-37.1 34 13.5 9.4-19.0 71 29.5 23.0-36.9

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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.

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