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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,652 1,313 34.2 32.3-36.1 2,339 65.8 63.9-67.7
GENDER
Male 1,578 534 32.2 29.5-35.1 1,044 67.8 64.9-70.5
Female 2,074 779 35.8 33.3-38.4 1,295 64.2 61.6-66.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,719 1,027 36.1 33.9-38.3 1,692 63.9 61.7-66.1
Non-Hispanic Black 670 220 30.2 26.2-34.5 450 69.8 65.5-73.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 81 16 16.5 9.5-27.0 65 83.5 73.0-90.5
AGE
50-54 540 81 13.8 10.9-17.3 459 86.2 82.7-89.1
55-64 1,208 363 31.6 28.4-35.0 845 68.4 65.0-71.6
65-74 1,161 514 44.8 41.4-48.3 647 55.2 51.7-58.6
75+ 673 339 47.8 43.2-52.4 334 52.2 47.6-56.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 419 121 28.7 23.8-34.2 298 71.3 65.8-76.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,035 379 35.3 31.9-38.9 656 64.7 61.1-68.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,018 375 36.2 32.8-39.8 643 63.8 60.2-67.2
College Graduate 1,168 433 33.6 30.6-36.8 735 66.4 63.2-69.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 332 111 29.7 23.9-36.3 221 70.3 63.7-76.1
$15,000- 24,999 571 207 36.8 32.0-41.9 364 63.2 58.1-68.0
$25,000- 34,999 344 131 35.7 29.8-42.0 213 64.3 58.0-70.2
$35,000- 49,999 433 165 37.5 32.1-43.2 268 62.5 56.8-67.9
$50,000-74,999 480 166 31.6 26.9-36.7 314 68.4 63.3-73.1
$75,000+ 772 261 29.7 26.1-33.5 511 70.3 66.5-73.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,221 459 35.3 32.0-38.6 762 64.7 61.4-68.0
No 2,219 789 33.9 31.6-36.3 1,430 66.1 63.7-68.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,338 498 36.6 33.4-39.8 840 63.4 60.2-66.6
No 2,301 807 32.8 30.5-35.1 1,494 67.2 64.9-69.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 649 263 39.8 35.4-44.3 386 60.2 55.7-64.6
Non-Veteran 3,001 1,049 33.0 31.0-35.1 1,952 67.0 64.9-69.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 841 310 35.4 31.8-39.0 531 64.6 61.0-68.2
Regional City or Suburban County 797 294 33.1 29.4-37.0 503 66.9 63.0-70.6
Rural 2,016 709 34.0 31.4-36.7 1,307 66.0 63.3-68.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,297 331 24.7 22.0-27.6 966 75.3 72.4-78.0
Unemployed 97 24 22.1 14.1-33.0 73 77.9 67.0-85.9
Retired 1,689 776 44.8 41.9-47.8 913 55.2 52.2-58.1
Unable to Work 438 135 31.8 26.5-37.6 303 68.2 62.4-73.5
Other not in Labor Force 118 43 29.9 21.3-40.2 75 70.1 59.8-78.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 219 68 30.3 23.3-38.5 151 69.7 61.5-76.7
101% to 150% 568 197 33.2 28.5-38.2 371 66.8 61.8-71.5
151% to 200% 264 104 38.3 31.3-45.8 160 61.7 54.2-68.7
More than 200% 1,795 649 33.3 30.8-36.0 1,146 66.7 64.0-69.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 823 302 36.5 32.4-40.9 521 63.5 59.1-67.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,395 495 32.9 30.0-36.0 900 67.1 64.0-70.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,436 516 34.4 31.6-37.2 920 65.6 62.8-68.4

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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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