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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Males

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy in the past 10 years.
(CDC calculated variable. )

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,877 1,993 69.5 67.4-71.6 884 30.5 28.4-32.6
-MALES 1,290 870 67.6 64.3-70.7 420 32.4 29.3-35.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 970 681 69.8 66.0-73.3 289 30.2 26.7-34.0
Non-Hispanic Black 223 138 62.4 54.3-69.9 85 37.6 30.1-45.7
Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 244 117 46.8 39.4-54.3 127 53.2 45.7-60.6
55-64 527 352 69.0 63.9-73.6 175 31.0 26.4-36.1
65-75 519 401 81.0 76.9-84.5 118 19.0 15.5-23.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 79 53.0 43.3-62.5 77 47.0 37.5-56.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 361 219 60.8 54.4-66.8 142 39.2 33.2-45.6
Some Post-H.S. 328 237 75.2 69.3-80.3 91 24.8 19.7-30.7
College Graduate 443 334 76.1 71.1-80.5 109 23.9 19.5-28.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 185 94 54.2 45.4-62.7 91 45.8 37.3-54.6
$25,000- 34,999 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 151 107 69.2 58.4-78.2 44 30.8 21.8-41.6
$50,000- 74,999 199 149 72.3 64.3-79.1 50 27.7 20.9-35.7
$75,000+ 372 296 80.7 75.5-85.0 76 19.3 15.0-24.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 392 271 68.9 62.6-74.5 121 31.1 25.5-37.4
No 812 546 67.4 63.3-71.3 266 32.6 28.7-36.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 428 288 67.5 61.6-73.0 140 32.5 27.0-38.4
No 860 581 67.8 63.8-71.5 279 32.2 28.5-36.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 435 332 79.3 74.3-83.5 103 20.7 16.5-25.7
Non-Veteran 854 538 62.6 58.5-66.6 316 37.4 33.4-41.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 311 218 69.8 63.6-75.2 93 30.2 24.8-36.4
Regional City or Suburban County 276 189 68.9 61.9-75.2 87 31.1 24.8-38.1
Rural 703 463 65.3 60.6-69.8 240 34.7 30.2-39.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 616 392 63.8 59.0-68.3 224 36.2 31.7-41.0
Unemployed 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 473 363 78.4 73.6-82.5 110 21.6 17.5-26.4
Unable to Work 151 96 61.2 50.5-70.9 55 38.8 29.1-49.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 179 95 56.6 47.5-65.2 84 43.4 34.8-52.5
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 742 565 76.0 72.0-79.6 177 24.0 20.4-28.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 275 189 69.8 62.5-76.3 86 30.2 23.7-37.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 492 316 63.6 57.8-69.0 176 36.4 31.0-42.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 523 365 69.8 65.1-74.2 158 30.2 25.8-34.9

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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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