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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Females

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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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%)
North Carolina 3,528 617 17.6 16.1-19.2 390 11.0 9.8-12.3 944 26.9 25.1-28.7 704 19.1 17.6-20.7 873 25.4 23.6-27.3
-FEMALES 2,002 330 17.0 15.0-19.1 219 10.8 9.2-12.6 540 26.3 24.0-28.7 449 22.3 20.1-24.6 464 23.7 21.4-26.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,491 233 16.6 14.4-19.1 154 10.1 8.4-12.2 406 25.9 23.3-28.7 368 24.6 22.0-27.3 330 22.8 20.2-25.5
Non-Hispanic Black 386 72 18.1 13.8-23.4 57 14.9 10.8-20.1 110 29.3 23.9-35.4 62 16.7 12.6-21.8 85 21.1 16.6-26.4
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 292 52 17.8 13.3-23.5 29 10.2 6.8-15.1 52 19.5 14.5-25.6 27 10.2 6.7-15.1 132 42.3 35.9-48.9
55-64 662 99 15.8 12.5-19.7 73 9.8 7.3-12.9 165 25.8 21.8-30.2 173 26.9 22.9-31.3 152 21.8 18.1-25.9
65-74 632 123 20.0 16.4-24.3 72 12.0 9.2-15.4 203 32.4 28.1-36.9 135 21.9 18.2-26.1 99 13.8 10.8-17.3
75+ 400 50 12.8 9.3-17.4 43 11.4 7.9-16.2 119 26.6 21.7-32.1 110 27.1 22.1-32.8 78 22.1 17.2-27.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 198 35 19.2 13.4-26.8 25 11.6 6.9-18.8 32 17.9 12.3-25.4 29 14.4 9.7-21.0 77 36.8 29.3-45.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 597 87 14.1 11.1-17.6 67 10.0 7.6-13.1 169 27.5 23.3-32.1 131 23.9 19.9-28.5 143 24.5 20.5-29.0
Some Post-H.S. 596 103 17.8 14.2-22.1 65 11.2 8.5-14.7 166 28.1 23.9-32.7 131 22.0 18.3-26.3 131 20.8 17.1-25.0
College Graduate 607 103 17.7 14.3-21.7 62 10.7 8.1-14.0 173 27.5 23.4-32.0 157 25.3 21.4-29.7 112 18.7 15.1-22.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 35 16.2 10.9-23.4 19 8.6 5.1-14.2 51 22.8 16.5-30.5 31 15.3 10.2-22.3 70 37.1 29.1-45.9
$15,000- 24,999 334 55 18.2 13.4-24.2 38 11.8 8.0-16.9 76 21.0 15.9-27.0 71 19.7 15.2-25.1 94 29.4 23.7-35.9
$25,000- 34,999 187 24 13.6 8.7-20.7 21 8.6 5.0-14.3 49 28.2 20.8-37.0 45 23.3 16.6-31.8 48 26.3 19.0-35.2
$35,000- 49,999 242 42 18.1 12.7-25.1 30 12.9 8.7-18.9 81 31.2 24.5-38.8 55 23.9 17.6-31.5 34 14.0 9.2-20.7
$50,000- 74,999 240 32 12.5 8.6-18.0 25 10.5 6.7-16.1 79 32.2 25.4-39.7 62 27.0 20.8-34.3 42 17.7 12.6-24.4
$75,000+ 351 65 18.8 14.3-24.3 32 9.6 6.5-13.9 94 25.8 20.8-31.6 90 24.8 19.9-30.5 70 20.9 16.2-26.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 699 123 19.2 15.7-23.4 90 12.0 9.3-15.3 197 27.5 23.5-32.0 144 19.5 16.1-23.3 145 21.7 18.0-25.9
No 1,196 191 15.8 13.4-18.5 120 10.4 8.4-12.7 313 25.5 22.6-28.6 275 22.9 20.1-25.9 297 25.5 22.5-28.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 754 129 18.7 15.5-22.5 92 11.7 9.1-15.0 228 30.1 26.1-34.4 147 18.7 15.5-22.3 158 20.8 17.4-24.7
No 1,240 199 15.7 13.4-18.4 125 10.2 8.3-12.5 312 24.2 21.5-27.2 300 24.3 21.5-27.4 304 25.5 22.6-28.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,949 322 17.0 15.1-19.2 214 10.8 9.2-12.6 525 26.4 24.1-28.9 432 21.8 19.7-24.1 456 23.9 21.6-26.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 437 78 17.4 13.8-21.7 49 10.4 7.7-13.9 136 31.3 26.6-36.4 94 23.3 19.0-28.2 80 17.6 14.0-21.9
Regional City or Suburban County 447 78 17.7 13.7-22.5 49 10.9 7.9-15.0 114 25.8 21.2-31.0 112 24.2 19.8-29.2 94 21.4 17.1-26.4
Rural 1,118 174 16.2 13.6-19.3 121 11.0 8.8-13.6 290 23.5 20.5-26.8 243 20.5 17.8-23.6 290 28.8 25.4-32.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 631 97 15.5 12.4-19.2 65 9.1 6.9-11.9 141 23.1 19.3-27.4 148 24.4 20.6-28.7 180 27.9 23.9-32.2
Unemployed 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 948 153 16.0 13.4-19.1 105 11.8 9.3-14.8 297 30.1 26.7-33.7 240 26.2 22.9-29.8 153 15.9 13.1-19.0
Unable to Work 264 57 22.9 16.9-30.4 36 11.8 7.7-17.5 67 27.5 20.9-35.2 34 10.5 7.0-15.4 70 27.3 21.1-34.4
Other not in Labor Force 108 15 16.1 9.3-26.5 *** *** *** 23 18.4 11.5-28.2 23 18.3 11.1-28.6 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 117 25 21.2 13.5-31.7 *** *** *** 34 27.8 19.3-38.2 17 15.5 9.0-25.4 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 332 58 18.6 13.8-24.6 38 11.8 8.1-16.8 68 17.9 13.3-23.7 74 22.5 17.4-28.5 94 29.3 23.4-36.0
151% to 200% 140 20 13.2 7.8-21.5 16 10.2 5.5-18.3 38 30.2 21.5-40.7 26 17.1 10.8-26.0 40 29.3 21.1-39.1
More than 200% 915 143 16.1 13.4-19.2 99 11.0 8.8-13.6 280 29.4 25.9-33.1 231 25.5 22.3-29.1 162 18.0 15.1-21.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 467 72 16.5 12.5-21.5 61 12.9 9.6-17.1 110 20.5 16.4-25.4 105 22.2 17.7-27.4 119 27.9 22.6-34.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 773 127 16.5 13.3-20.1 72 10.6 7.9-14.0 215 25.4 21.8-29.4 170 22.1 18.7-26.0 189 25.4 21.8-29.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 762 131 17.5 14.6-20.8 86 10.3 8.2-12.9 215 28.9 25.3-32.8 174 22.4 19.2-26.0 156 20.9 17.7-24.5

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed 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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