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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Females

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%)
North Carolina 2,877 1,993 69.5 67.4-71.6 884 30.5 28.4-32.6
-FEMALES 1,587 1,123 71.3 68.5-74.0 464 28.7 26.0-31.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,155 823 71.7 68.4-74.8 332 28.3 25.2-31.6
Non-Hispanic Black 320 238 76.3 70.3-81.5 82 23.7 18.5-29.7
Other 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 285 146 54.2 47.5-60.8 139 45.8 39.2-52.5
55-64 649 464 73.3 68.9-77.3 185 26.7 22.7-31.1
65-75 653 513 80.6 76.6-84.0 140 19.4 16.0-23.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 131 72 58.1 47.9-67.6 59 41.9 32.4-52.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 451 310 68.0 62.5-73.1 141 32.0 26.9-37.5
Some Post-H.S. 487 351 74.9 70.1-79.2 136 25.1 20.8-29.9
College Graduate 516 388 76.1 71.3-80.3 128 23.9 19.7-28.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 93 56.8 46.5-66.5 62 43.2 33.5-53.5
$15,000- 24,999 252 159 62.2 54.4-69.4 93 37.8 30.6-45.6
$25,000- 34,999 151 103 69.0 58.9-77.5 48 31.0 22.5-41.1
$35,000- 49,999 180 143 81.4 73.1-87.6 37 18.6 12.4-26.9
$50,000- 74,999 212 159 74.0 66.3-80.5 53 26.0 19.5-33.7
$75,000+ 323 239 73.7 67.5-79.0 84 26.3 21.0-32.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 512 379 74.9 69.9-79.3 133 25.1 20.7-30.1
No 983 675 68.8 65.1-72.3 308 31.2 27.7-34.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 545 398 75.4 70.7-79.6 147 24.6 20.4-29.3
No 1,035 719 69.0 65.4-72.3 316 31.0 27.7-34.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,539 1,086 71.1 68.3-73.8 453 28.9 26.2-31.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 362 276 76.8 71.6-81.3 86 23.2 18.7-28.4
Regional City or Suburban County 348 254 74.7 68.9-79.8 94 25.3 20.2-31.1
Rural 877 593 65.5 61.3-69.5 284 34.5 30.5-38.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 599 402 67.8 63.2-72.1 197 32.2 27.9-36.8
Unemployed 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 620 485 80.3 76.3-83.8 135 19.7 16.2-23.7
Unable to Work 242 171 70.2 62.5-76.9 71 29.8 23.1-37.5
Other not in Labor Force 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 250 159 62.8 54.8-70.2 91 37.2 29.8-45.2
151% to 200% 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 776 585 75.7 71.9-79.3 191 24.3 20.7-28.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 383 259 64.2 57.3-70.6 124 35.8 29.4-42.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 598 413 69.4 64.6-73.7 185 30.6 26.3-35.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 606 451 75.0 70.9-78.8 155 25.0 21.2-29.1

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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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