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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 blood stool test using a home kit?*

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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 3,510 338 9.4 8.3-10.7 159 4.4 3.7- 5.2 260 7.1 6.1- 8.2 469 12.3 11.0-13.6 2,284 66.9 65.0-68.7
-FEMALES 1,995 185 8.4 7.0- 9.9 92 4.5 3.5- 5.7 148 7.7 6.4- 9.3 301 13.9 12.2-15.8 1,269 65.6 63.0-68.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,480 135 8.4 6.8-10.3 68 4.7 3.5- 6.1 116 8.3 6.7-10.2 247 15.2 13.1-17.5 914 63.5 60.4-66.4
Non-Hispanic Black 390 41 8.8 6.0-12.6 17 3.6 2.1- 6.1 24 6.3 4.0- 9.6 46 11.5 8.2-15.8 262 69.9 64.2-75.0
Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 291 13 2.9 1.6- 5.4 *** *** *** 11 4.1 2.2- 7.5 15 5.8 3.3-10.2 245 85.2 80.0-89.2
55-64 655 49 7.6 5.4-10.6 26 3.6 2.2- 5.7 42 8.5 6.0-11.9 82 12.6 9.8-16.1 456 67.8 63.1-72.1
65-74 637 84 13.1 10.2-16.6 32 5.4 3.7- 8.0 52 8.3 6.0-11.2 111 17.2 13.9-21.0 358 56.1 51.3-60.7
75+ 412 39 8.7 5.9-12.7 27 7.3 4.8-11.0 43 9.2 6.6-12.7 93 19.8 15.6-24.8 210 54.9 49.0-60.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 204 18 8.9 5.4-14.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 31 13.5 9.0-19.6 141 70.2 62.5-76.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 592 60 8.7 6.3-11.9 37 6.0 4.1- 8.6 55 9.1 6.7-12.1 89 16.0 12.6-20.0 351 60.2 55.3-64.9
Some Post-H.S. 591 54 7.9 5.7-10.8 31 5.0 3.3- 7.5 49 9.9 7.2-13.4 85 12.7 9.9-16.2 372 64.5 59.7-69.0
College Graduate 605 52 7.8 5.6-10.6 19 2.9 1.7- 4.7 34 4.9 3.3- 7.4 96 13.3 10.5-16.6 404 71.2 66.8-75.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 208 25 7.9 4.8-12.9 11 5.0 2.5- 9.9 16 7.8 4.3-13.8 24 12.0 7.4-18.8 132 67.3 59.0-74.6
$15,000- 24,999 335 30 8.5 5.5-12.9 14 4.2 2.2- 7.7 29 8.2 5.1-13.1 53 15.6 11.4-21.0 209 63.5 56.8-69.7
$25,000- 34,999 190 15 7.9 4.1-14.6 12 6.3 3.2-12.1 20 12.6 7.7-19.8 34 15.8 10.7-22.8 109 57.4 48.5-65.9
$35,000- 49,999 239 30 12.8 8.1-19.6 16 7.1 4.0-12.3 20 8.4 5.0-13.8 32 11.8 7.8-17.6 141 59.9 51.9-67.5
$50,000- 74,999 238 14 4.7 2.6- 8.3 11 5.1 2.7- 9.6 17 6.4 3.8-10.7 32 13.2 8.8-19.3 164 70.6 63.4-76.9
$75,000+ 347 30 6.9 4.5-10.4 *** *** *** 19 6.3 3.7-10.3 46 9.5 6.7-13.4 242 74.9 69.4-79.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 701 57 6.5 4.6- 8.9 37 5.1 3.5- 7.2 56 9.2 6.7-12.4 117 15.4 12.4-18.9 434 63.9 59.4-68.2
No 1,189 123 9.7 7.8-11.9 52 4.2 3.1- 5.8 88 7.3 5.7- 9.2 162 12.2 10.2-14.6 764 66.6 63.3-69.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 750 55 6.2 4.4- 8.7 40 5.2 3.6- 7.4 56 8.2 6.0-11.2 120 16.2 13.2-19.8 479 64.1 59.7-68.3
No 1,236 129 9.5 7.7-11.6 52 4.1 3.0- 5.6 90 7.2 5.7- 9.2 178 12.5 10.5-14.8 787 66.7 63.5-69.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,942 180 8.4 7.1-10.0 89 4.5 3.6- 5.7 141 7.4 6.1- 9.0 295 14.1 12.4-16.1 1,237 65.5 62.8-68.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 436 43 9.6 6.9-13.3 18 4.3 2.6- 7.0 35 7.4 5.1-10.6 65 14.1 10.9-18.2 275 64.6 59.4-69.4
Regional City or Suburban County 438 35 6.8 4.7- 9.9 25 4.4 2.8- 6.8 39 8.0 5.5-11.6 57 12.2 9.1-16.1 282 68.6 63.3-73.4
Rural 1,121 107 8.4 6.6-10.7 49 4.7 3.3- 6.5 74 7.7 5.8-10.0 179 14.7 12.3-17.5 712 64.5 60.8-68.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 624 45 7.4 5.3-10.3 18 2.3 1.4- 3.9 34 6.9 4.7-10.0 63 9.3 6.9-12.4 464 74.1 69.7-78.0
Unemployed 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 952 108 10.7 8.5-13.4 53 6.4 4.7- 8.6 81 7.8 6.0- 9.9 186 18.7 15.9-21.8 524 56.5 52.6-60.3
Unable to Work 260 15 3.6 1.9- 6.6 14 4.9 2.6- 9.2 20 10.4 6.4-16.5 32 12.3 7.9-18.6 179 68.8 61.2-75.5
Other not in Labor Force 110 11 7.7 3.5-15.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 11.9 6.7-20.5 70 71.2 60.7-79.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 122 15 9.6 5.3-17.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 12.1 6.4-21.5 80 67.5 56.8-76.6
101% to 150% 332 31 7.4 4.7-11.5 15 3.4 1.8- 6.4 29 9.0 5.7-13.9 47 13.8 9.8-18.9 210 66.5 59.9-72.5
151% to 200% 142 13 10.0 5.0-19.0 *** *** *** 16 12.3 6.9-20.9 27 19.3 12.7-28.3 *** *** ***
More than 200% 908 80 7.8 6.0-10.2 44 4.8 3.4- 6.7 66 7.6 5.7-10.0 129 12.0 9.8-14.7 589 67.8 64.1-71.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 473 47 8.8 6.0-12.6 18 4.4 2.5- 7.9 30 8.2 5.4-12.3 81 16.4 12.7-21.0 297 62.2 56.4-67.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 763 65 7.4 5.5- 9.9 37 4.0 2.7- 5.8 63 8.3 6.1-11.1 115 13.8 11.1-17.0 483 66.5 62.3-70.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 759 73 9.0 6.9-11.6 37 4.9 3.4- 6.9 55 7.0 5.2- 9.5 105 13.2 10.6-16.2 489 65.9 62.0-69.7

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the 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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