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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Females

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 513 16.7 15.1-18.4 2,424 83.3 81.6-84.9
-FEMALES 1,625 279 16.3 14.2-18.5 1,346 83.7 81.5-85.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,180 204 16.6 14.2-19.4 976 83.4 80.6-85.8
Non-Hispanic Black 328 57 16.0 11.9-21.2 271 84.0 78.8-88.1
Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 291 26 7.4 4.8-11.3 265 92.6 88.7-95.2
55-64 655 96 15.1 12.0-18.9 559 84.9 81.1-88.0
65-75 679 157 23.7 20.1-27.8 522 76.3 72.2-79.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 21 16.0 10.1-24.3 115 84.0 75.7-89.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 460 88 18.2 14.4-22.7 372 81.8 77.3-85.6
Some Post-H.S. 499 94 17.8 14.2-22.2 405 82.2 77.8-85.8
College Graduate 528 75 12.2 9.4-15.7 453 87.8 84.3-90.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 160 37 20.2 13.7-28.9 123 79.8 71.1-86.3
$15,000- 24,999 254 42 15.2 10.6-21.2 212 84.8 78.8-89.4
$25,000- 34,999 160 30 20.5 13.5-29.9 130 79.5 70.1-86.5
$35,000- 49,999 182 39 23.0 15.9-32.0 143 77.0 68.0-84.1
$50,000- 74,999 219 30 13.4 9.1-19.3 189 86.6 80.7-90.9
$75,000+ 326 45 11.5 8.2-15.9 281 88.5 84.1-91.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 523 87 15.1 11.8-19.2 436 84.9 80.8-88.2
No 1,009 182 17.3 14.7-20.3 827 82.7 79.7-85.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 552 89 15.1 11.9-19.1 463 84.9 80.9-88.1
No 1,066 189 16.9 14.4-19.8 877 83.1 80.2-85.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,575 268 16.2 14.2-18.5 1,307 83.8 81.5-85.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 369 61 16.1 12.3-20.7 308 83.9 79.3-87.7
Regional City or Suburban County 356 65 15.0 11.4-19.5 291 85.0 80.5-88.6
Rural 900 153 17.2 14.3-20.5 747 82.8 79.5-85.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 612 78 12.8 10.0-16.3 534 87.2 83.7-90.0
Unemployed 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 638 140 22.0 18.3-26.2 498 78.0 73.8-81.7
Unable to Work 245 37 13.4 9.1-19.4 208 86.6 80.6-90.9
Other not in Labor Force 84 15 15.7 8.6-26.8 69 84.3 73.2-91.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 96 20 19.9 12.0-31.1 76 80.1 68.9-88.0
101% to 150% 252 47 15.1 10.6-21.0 205 84.9 79.0-89.4
151% to 200% 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 793 130 15.7 12.9-18.9 663 84.3 81.1-87.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 392 63 17.1 12.6-22.8 329 82.9 77.2-87.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 616 112 16.6 13.4-20.3 504 83.4 79.7-86.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 617 104 15.8 12.8-19.3 513 84.2 80.7-87.2

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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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