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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 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
-Non-Hispanic Black 648 65 9.0 6.7-12.0 31 4.7 3.2- 7.0 43 5.8 4.2- 8.1 69 10.8 8.1-14.1 440 69.7 65.2-73.8
GENDER
Male 258 24 9.3 5.9-14.5 14 6.2 3.5-10.7 19 5.2 3.1- 8.7 23 9.9 6.0-15.8 178 69.3 62.1-75.7
Female 390 41 8.8 6.0-12.6 17 3.6 2.1- 6.1 24 6.3 4.0- 9.6 46 11.5 8.2-15.8 262 69.9 64.2-75.0
AGE
50-54 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 256 24 8.7 5.3-14.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 12.2 7.7-18.7 180 70.2 62.8-76.7
65-74 186 25 12.6 8.0-19.1 *** *** *** 17 8.5 5.1-13.9 28 16.9 11.3-24.5 106 55.0 46.5-63.3
75+ 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 86 70.7 60.0-79.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 242 21 6.9 4.1-11.3 14 6.6 3.6-11.7 21 8.6 5.3-13.5 28 12.7 8.3-19.1 158 65.2 57.6-72.1
Some Post-H.S. 150 20 12.7 7.7-20.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 7.4 4.2-12.8 101 71.6 62.7-79.0
College Graduate 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 94 74.7 65.7-82.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 141 17 12.2 7.1-20.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 98 72.2 62.9-79.8
$25,000- 34,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 236 24 7.3 4.5-11.7 *** *** *** 15 5.9 3.3-10.1 28 10.5 6.8-15.9 157 71.2 64.1-77.5
No 389 40 10.3 7.2-14.6 16 3.7 2.1- 6.5 28 6.2 4.1- 9.4 38 11.1 7.6-15.9 267 68.7 62.8-74.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 269 25 7.5 4.8-11.7 14 5.3 2.9- 9.4 16 4.8 2.8- 8.3 30 11.9 7.9-17.6 184 70.4 63.5-76.5
No 377 40 10.0 6.9-14.3 17 4.4 2.5- 7.4 27 6.5 4.2- 9.8 38 10.0 6.8-14.5 255 69.2 63.2-74.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 97 14 15.7 9.0-26.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 551 51 7.7 5.5-10.8 25 4.2 2.7- 6.5 36 5.9 4.1- 8.5 55 10.7 7.8-14.5 384 71.4 66.6-75.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 201 26 11.1 7.2-16.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 10.5 6.3-16.9 137 69.6 62.0-76.3
Regional City or Suburban County 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 338 31 7.9 5.0-12.2 *** *** *** 25 6.3 4.0- 9.9 41 12.1 8.4-17.2 228 70.0 63.7-75.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 205 15 7.7 4.3-13.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 8.0 4.7-13.5 160 77.9 70.6-83.9
Unemployed 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 270 33 11.3 7.5-16.7 18 7.8 4.7-12.9 25 8.3 5.4-12.4 36 13.2 8.7-19.4 158 59.4 51.9-66.4
Unable to Work 141 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 12.0 6.6-20.8 102 74.3 64.6-82.0
Other not in Labor Force 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 148 16 9.2 5.2-16.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 9.7 5.4-16.7 104 73.1 64.1-80.5
151% to 200% 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 212 18 8.9 5.2-14.8 14 5.6 3.1- 9.9 15 6.9 4.0-11.9 23 9.4 5.7-15.0 142 69.2 61.4-76.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 205 27 13.1 8.1-20.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 11.3 6.9-17.7 132 65.8 57.1-73.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 197 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 7.5 4.4-12.5 22 11.0 6.8-17.5 136 70.7 62.8-77.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 246 27 9.7 6.3-14.7 12 5.0 2.8- 8.9 *** *** *** 23 10.4 6.6-16.0 172 70.7 63.8-76.8

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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.

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