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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Females

Respondents age 50-75 who received one or more of the recommended colorectal cancer screening tests
within the recommended time interval.*

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-16.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,891 2,103 72.8 70.7-74.8 788 27.2 25.2-29.3
-FEMALES 1,592 1,181 74.3 71.6-76.9 411 25.7 23.1-28.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,163 866 74.8 71.5-77.7 297 25.2 22.3-28.5
Non-Hispanic Black 317 247 78.3 72.3-83.3 70 21.7 16.7-27.7
Other 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 284 153 56.1 49.3-62.6 131 43.9 37.4-50.7
55-64 651 488 76.6 72.3-80.4 163 23.4 19.6-27.7
65-75 657 540 84.0 80.3-87.1 117 16.0 12.9-19.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 81 64.1 53.9-73.2 49 35.9 26.8-46.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 449 324 70.9 65.4-75.8 125 29.1 24.2-34.6
Some Post-H.S. 493 370 77.1 72.4-81.2 123 22.9 18.8-27.6
College Graduate 518 404 78.9 74.2-82.8 114 21.1 17.2-25.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 106 64.2 53.7-73.6 50 35.8 26.4-46.3
$15,000- 24,999 253 165 64.3 56.5-71.4 88 35.7 28.6-43.5
$25,000- 34,999 154 111 72.6 62.8-80.7 43 27.4 19.3-37.2
$35,000- 49,999 180 148 83.9 75.8-89.6 32 16.1 10.4-24.2
$50,000- 74,999 215 165 75.3 67.6-81.7 50 24.7 18.3-32.4
$75,000+ 323 247 75.8 69.7-81.0 76 24.2 19.0-30.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 512 397 77.8 72.9-82.1 115 22.2 17.9-27.1
No 989 714 72.0 68.4-75.3 275 28.0 24.7-31.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 542 414 78.0 73.4-82.1 128 22.0 17.9-26.6
No 1,043 761 72.2 68.7-75.5 282 27.8 24.5-31.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,544 1,143 74.2 71.4-76.8 401 25.8 23.2-28.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 364 284 78.1 73.0-82.4 80 21.9 17.6-27.0
Regional City or Suburban County 345 265 77.7 72.0-82.6 80 22.3 17.4-28.0
Rural 883 632 69.7 65.6-73.6 251 30.3 26.4-34.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 603 421 70.3 65.7-74.5 182 29.7 25.5-34.3
Unemployed 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 625 513 84.0 80.3-87.2 112 16.0 12.8-19.7
Unable to Work 239 174 72.1 64.5-78.7 65 27.9 21.3-35.5
Other not in Labor Force 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 253 168 65.4 57.4-72.6 85 34.6 27.4-42.6
151% to 200% 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 780 608 78.0 74.3-81.4 172 22.0 18.6-25.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 385 278 68.9 62.0-75.1 107 31.1 24.9-38.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 600 433 72.5 67.9-76.7 167 27.5 23.3-32.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 607 470 77.4 73.4-81.1 137 22.6 18.9-26.6

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*The definition includes: 1) had a blood stool test in past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years AND
a blood stool test within the past 3 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years.

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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