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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,515 153 10.7 8.8-12.8 67 4.2 3.2- 5.5 112 6.4 5.1- 7.9 168 10.3 8.7-12.3 1,015 68.4 65.5-71.2
Female 1,995 185 8.4 7.0- 9.9 92 4.5 3.5- 5.7 148 7.7 6.4- 9.3 301 13.9 12.2-15.8 1,269 65.6 63.0-68.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,626 255 9.7 8.4-11.2 117 4.3 3.5- 5.3 200 7.4 6.3- 8.7 385 13.1 11.7-14.7 1,669 65.5 63.2-67.6
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
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 56 82.6 71.0-90.2
AGE
50-54 538 26 4.5 2.9- 6.9 12 1.8 1.0- 3.4 15 2.5 1.4- 4.3 26 4.8 3.1- 7.3 459 86.5 82.9-89.4
55-64 1,190 98 9.4 7.4-11.9 42 3.2 2.3- 4.6 77 7.2 5.5- 9.4 128 10.5 8.6-12.9 845 69.6 66.2-72.8
65-74 1,140 140 12.4 10.2-14.9 63 5.9 4.5- 7.8 103 8.7 6.9-10.8 187 16.5 14.1-19.3 647 56.5 53.0-59.9
75+ 643 74 10.6 8.1-13.8 42 7.2 5.1-10.0 65 9.6 7.3-12.5 128 18.0 14.7-21.8 334 54.6 49.9-59.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 405 40 10.3 7.1-14.6 11 2.8 1.5- 5.2 21 5.1 3.1- 8.3 38 9.2 6.4-13.1 295 72.6 67.0-77.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 990 99 9.3 7.3-11.7 50 4.9 3.5- 6.7 78 7.3 5.7- 9.4 122 12.5 10.2-15.2 641 66.0 62.4-69.5
Some Post-H.S. 980 97 9.7 7.7-12.2 50 5.3 3.9- 7.2 80 9.2 7.2-11.7 125 11.2 9.2-13.7 628 64.5 60.9-68.0
College Graduate 1,129 100 8.0 6.4-10.0 48 3.7 2.7- 5.1 80 5.6 4.3- 7.2 183 15.2 12.9-17.8 718 67.4 64.2-70.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 324 38 9.8 6.3-15.0 14 4.0 2.1- 7.2 22 6.3 3.7-10.4 32 9.4 6.1-14.0 218 70.6 63.9-76.5
$15,000- 24,999 556 58 11.6 8.5-15.8 24 4.1 2.5- 6.6 46 8.4 5.8-12.1 69 12.1 9.2-15.8 359 63.7 58.5-68.6
$25,000- 34,999 333 33 8.3 5.4-12.6 19 5.4 3.1- 9.2 31 9.7 6.6-14.2 42 12.2 8.6-16.9 208 64.4 57.9-70.3
$35,000- 49,999 416 44 10.4 7.2-14.6 25 6.6 4.2-10.2 36 8.2 5.6-11.9 48 10.6 7.6-14.6 263 64.2 58.4-69.6
$50,000-74,999 471 41 8.5 6.0-11.9 21 4.5 2.8- 7.4 32 5.5 3.7- 8.1 65 11.9 8.9-15.8 312 69.5 64.4-74.1
$75,000+ 759 63 7.6 5.7-10.0 26 2.9 1.9- 4.5 51 6.0 4.3- 8.3 110 12.2 9.9-15.0 509 71.3 67.5-74.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,183 114 8.8 7.0-11.1 61 4.6 3.5- 6.2 90 7.9 6.2-10.0 166 12.8 10.7-15.2 752 65.8 62.4-69.1
No 2,124 214 10.1 8.7-11.8 85 3.9 3.0- 4.9 162 7.1 5.9- 8.5 272 11.7 10.2-13.4 1,391 67.2 64.8-69.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,292 119 8.7 7.0-10.8 66 4.8 3.6- 6.4 100 7.8 6.2- 9.8 178 13.8 11.6-16.2 829 64.9 61.6-68.1
No 2,207 218 9.8 8.3-11.4 93 4.2 3.3- 5.2 158 6.6 5.5- 7.9 288 11.4 10.0-13.1 1,450 68.0 65.7-70.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 623 87 14.3 11.2-17.9 32 4.7 3.1- 7.1 48 7.9 5.7-10.7 78 12.1 9.4-15.5 378 61.1 56.4-65.5
Non-Veteran 2,886 251 8.4 7.2- 9.8 127 4.3 3.5- 5.2 212 6.9 5.9- 8.1 390 12.3 10.9-13.8 1,906 68.1 66.0-70.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 799 86 10.5 8.4-13.2 34 4.2 3.0- 6.0 57 6.3 4.7- 8.4 108 13.2 10.8-16.1 514 65.7 61.9-69.2
Regional City or Suburban County 760 69 8.0 6.1-10.6 48 5.4 3.9- 7.4 69 7.6 5.8-10.0 89 11.0 8.8-13.7 485 68.0 64.0-71.7
Rural 1,952 183 9.4 7.8-11.3 77 3.9 3.0- 5.1 134 7.3 5.9- 8.9 272 12.3 10.7-14.2 1,286 67.1 64.3-69.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,258 95 8.0 6.4-10.1 33 2.2 1.4- 3.2 76 5.9 4.5- 7.7 111 8.0 6.4- 9.8 943 75.9 73.0-78.6
Unemployed 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,622 190 11.4 9.6-13.5 101 6.9 5.5- 8.5 137 7.9 6.5- 9.5 292 17.1 15.0-19.4 902 56.8 53.8-59.7
Unable to Work 420 31 7.4 4.5-11.9 18 3.8 2.2- 6.6 32 8.5 5.7-12.5 42 10.5 7.2-14.9 297 69.9 63.9-75.2
Other not in Labor Force 110 11 7.7 3.5-15.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 11.9 6.7-20.5 70 71.2 60.7-79.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 215 19 9.2 5.1-16.1 *** *** *** 20 9.2 5.5-15.2 21 9.5 5.7-15.4 149 69.6 61.3-76.7
101% to 150% 548 62 11.1 8.1-15.1 23 3.1 1.9- 5.3 42 7.7 5.4-11.0 60 11.0 8.2-14.7 361 67.0 61.9-71.7
151% to 200% 260 28 9.1 5.7-14.0 16 7.4 4.2-12.7 22 8.5 5.0-14.1 35 13.2 9.0-18.9 159 61.9 54.4-68.9
More than 200% 1,755 159 8.6 7.1-10.3 81 4.5 3.5- 5.7 131 6.8 5.6- 8.3 246 12.3 10.6-14.1 1,138 67.9 65.2-70.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 798 83 10.4 7.9-13.7 32 4.3 2.8- 6.7 55 7.7 5.6-10.6 115 13.0 10.4-16.1 513 64.5 60.1-68.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,344 120 8.9 7.1-11.1 63 4.0 3.0- 5.3 105 7.5 6.0- 9.4 175 11.5 9.6-13.6 881 68.1 64.9-71.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,369 135 9.5 7.8-11.4 64 4.6 3.6- 6.0 100 6.6 5.3- 8.1 179 12.6 10.8-14.8 891 66.7 63.8-69.5

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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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