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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy in the past 10 years.
(CDC calculated variable. )

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,877 1,993 69.5 67.4-71.6 884 30.5 28.4-32.6
GENDER
Male 1,290 870 67.6 64.3-70.7 420 32.4 29.3-35.7
Female 1,587 1,123 71.3 68.5-74.0 464 28.7 26.0-31.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,126 1,505 70.8 68.3-73.2 621 29.2 26.8-31.7
Non-Hispanic Black 543 376 70.2 65.2-74.7 167 29.8 25.3-34.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 529 263 50.6 45.6-55.7 266 49.4 44.3-54.4
55-64 1,176 816 71.3 68.0-74.4 360 28.7 25.6-32.0
65-75 1,173 915 80.8 78.0-83.3 258 19.2 16.7-22.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 151 55.2 48.1-62.2 136 44.8 37.8-51.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 812 529 64.7 60.5-68.6 283 35.3 31.4-39.5
Some Post-H.S. 815 588 75.0 71.4-78.4 227 25.0 21.6-28.6
College Graduate 960 723 76.1 72.7-79.2 237 23.9 20.8-27.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 250 134 50.6 42.4-58.8 116 49.4 41.2-57.6
$15,000- 24,999 437 253 58.5 52.6-64.1 184 41.5 35.9-47.4
$25,000- 34,999 271 182 65.4 57.9-72.2 89 34.6 27.8-42.1
$35,000- 49,999 331 250 75.4 68.6-81.2 81 24.6 18.8-31.4
$50,000-74,999 411 308 73.1 67.6-78.0 103 26.9 22.0-32.4
$75,000+ 695 535 77.4 73.4-80.9 160 22.6 19.1-26.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 904 650 72.2 68.3-75.8 254 27.8 24.2-31.7
No 1,796 1,222 68.2 65.4-70.8 574 31.8 29.2-34.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 974 687 71.9 68.2-75.3 287 28.1 24.7-31.8
No 1,895 1,300 68.4 65.8-70.9 595 31.6 29.1-34.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 484 370 79.0 74.3-83.1 114 21.0 16.9-25.7
Non-Veteran 2,393 1,624 67.8 65.4-70.1 769 32.2 29.9-34.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 673 494 73.4 69.5-77.0 179 26.6 23.0-30.5
Regional City or Suburban County 624 443 72.1 67.7-76.2 181 27.9 23.8-32.3
Rural 1,581 1,057 65.5 62.3-68.5 524 34.5 31.5-37.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,215 794 65.7 62.3-68.9 421 34.3 31.1-37.7
Unemployed 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,094 849 79.4 76.4-82.2 245 20.6 17.8-23.6
Unable to Work 393 267 66.5 60.2-72.4 126 33.5 27.6-39.8
Other not in Labor Force 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 172 97 55.8 46.0-65.1 75 44.2 34.9-54.0
101% to 150% 429 254 60.1 54.1-65.8 175 39.9 34.2-45.9
151% to 200% 203 127 58.3 49.5-66.6 76 41.7 33.4-50.5
More than 200% 1,518 1,150 75.9 73.1-78.4 368 24.1 21.6-26.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 659 449 66.8 61.8-71.5 210 33.2 28.5-38.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,090 729 66.7 63.0-70.2 361 33.3 29.8-37.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,129 816 72.5 69.4-75.4 313 27.5 24.6-30.6

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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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