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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Males

Respondents age 50-75 who received one or more of the recommended colorectal cancer screening tests
within the recommended time interval.*

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-16.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,891 2,103 72.8 70.7-74.8 788 27.2 25.2-29.3
-MALES 1,299 922 71.2 68.0-74.1 377 28.8 25.9-32.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 976 721 73.7 70.1-77.0 255 26.3 23.0-29.9
Non-Hispanic Black 226 146 64.4 56.4-71.8 80 35.6 28.2-43.6
Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 244 121 48.2 40.8-55.6 123 51.8 44.4-59.2
55-64 529 374 74.0 69.3-78.2 155 26.0 21.8-30.7
65-75 526 427 84.2 80.4-87.4 99 15.8 12.6-19.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 85 57.3 47.6-66.5 73 42.7 33.5-52.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 362 235 65.5 59.2-71.3 127 34.5 28.7-40.8
Some Post-H.S. 329 250 78.1 72.4-82.9 79 21.9 17.1-27.6
College Graduate 448 350 77.9 73.0-82.2 98 22.1 17.8-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 184 105 61.5 52.9-69.4 79 38.5 30.6-47.1
$25,000- 34,999 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 151 111 71.3 60.4-80.1 40 28.7 19.9-39.6
$50,000- 74,999 201 154 73.8 65.9-80.5 47 26.2 19.5-34.1
$75,000+ 374 306 82.2 77.1-86.4 68 17.8 13.6-22.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 391 285 73.7 67.8-78.9 106 26.3 21.1-32.2
No 822 584 70.9 66.8-74.6 238 29.1 25.4-33.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 428 306 71.8 65.9-77.0 122 28.2 23.0-34.1
No 869 615 71.1 67.3-74.6 254 28.9 25.4-32.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 436 359 84.7 80.1-88.4 77 15.3 11.6-19.9
Non-Veteran 862 563 65.4 61.4-69.3 299 34.6 30.7-38.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 314 230 72.3 66.3-77.6 84 27.7 22.4-33.7
Regional City or Suburban County 277 203 73.1 66.3-79.0 74 26.9 21.0-33.7
Rural 708 489 69.3 64.6-73.6 219 30.7 26.4-35.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 617 410 66.5 61.8-70.9 207 33.5 29.1-38.2
Unemployed 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 480 385 81.6 77.0-85.4 95 18.4 14.6-23.0
Unable to Work 152 105 68.8 58.4-77.6 47 31.2 22.4-41.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 178 107 66.1 57.5-73.7 71 33.9 26.3-42.5
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 746 587 77.9 73.9-81.4 159 22.1 18.6-26.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 280 200 72.8 65.6-79.0 80 27.2 21.0-34.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 494 337 68.0 62.4-73.2 157 32.0 26.8-37.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 525 385 72.9 68.3-77.1 140 27.1 22.9-31.7

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+).

*The definition includes: 1) had a blood stool test in past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years AND
a blood stool test within the past 3 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years.

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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