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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 year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 275 9.2 8.0-10.6 2,662 90.8 89.4-92.0
-FEMALES 1,625 151 8.3 6.8-10.0 1,474 91.7 90.0-93.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,180 108 8.2 6.5-10.3 1,072 91.8 89.7-93.5
Non-Hispanic Black 328 34 8.8 5.8-13.2 294 91.2 86.8-94.2
Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 291 13 2.9 1.6- 5.4 278 97.1 94.6-98.4
55-64 655 49 7.6 5.4-10.6 606 92.4 89.4-94.6
65-75 679 89 12.7 10.0-16.1 590 87.3 83.9-90.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 15 11.2 6.4-18.8 121 88.8 81.2-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 460 41 7.9 5.4-11.3 419 92.1 88.7-94.6
Some Post-H.S. 499 48 7.9 5.6-11.2 451 92.1 88.8-94.4
College Graduate 528 47 7.8 5.5-10.9 481 92.2 89.1-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 160 21 9.2 5.3-15.4 139 90.8 84.6-94.7
$15,000- 24,999 254 23 9.0 5.5-14.4 231 91.0 85.6-94.5
$25,000- 34,999 160 14 8.6 4.3-16.3 146 91.4 83.7-95.7
$35,000- 49,999 182 24 13.6 8.3-21.7 158 86.4 78.3-91.7
$50,000- 74,999 219 14 5.1 2.8- 9.0 205 94.9 91.0-97.2
$75,000+ 326 28 6.7 4.3-10.3 298 93.3 89.7-95.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 523 42 6.2 4.2- 9.0 481 93.8 91.0-95.8
No 1,009 104 9.5 7.5-11.9 905 90.5 88.1-92.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 552 42 6.3 4.3- 9.2 510 93.7 90.8-95.7
No 1,066 109 9.3 7.4-11.6 957 90.7 88.4-92.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,575 147 8.4 6.9-10.1 1,428 91.6 89.9-93.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 369 34 8.8 6.0-12.7 335 91.2 87.3-94.0
Regional City or Suburban County 356 30 7.4 4.9-11.0 326 92.6 89.0-95.1
Rural 900 87 8.4 6.5-10.9 813 91.6 89.1-93.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 612 44 7.2 5.1-10.0 568 92.8 90.0-94.9
Unemployed 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 638 78 11.6 8.9-15.1 560 88.4 84.9-91.1
Unable to Work 245 13 3.1 1.6- 6.0 232 96.9 94.0-98.4
Other not in Labor Force 84 *** *** *** 74 90.8 80.9-95.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 96 14 12.2 6.6-21.5 82 87.8 78.5-93.4
101% to 150% 252 23 7.6 4.5-12.7 229 92.4 87.3-95.5
151% to 200% 111 *** *** *** 101 89.9 78.9-95.5
More than 200% 793 72 7.9 6.0-10.5 721 92.1 89.5-94.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 392 42 10.0 6.8-14.6 350 90.0 85.4-93.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 616 53 7.4 5.4-10.0 563 92.6 90.0-94.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 617 56 8.4 6.2-11.3 561 91.6 88.7-93.8

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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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