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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Males

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 513 16.7 15.1-18.4 2,424 83.3 81.6-84.9
-MALES 1,312 234 17.2 14.8-19.8 1,078 82.8 80.2-85.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 979 177 17.7 14.9-20.8 802 82.3 79.2-85.1
Non-Hispanic Black 231 43 16.9 12.1-23.0 188 83.1 77.0-87.9
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 247 20 8.0 4.9-12.9 227 92.0 87.1-95.1
55-64 535 85 16.9 13.2-21.3 450 83.1 78.7-86.8
65-75 530 129 24.2 20.1-28.9 401 75.8 71.1-79.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 159 21 14.9 9.0-23.6 138 85.1 76.4-91.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 361 61 15.7 11.8-20.5 300 84.3 79.5-88.2
Some Post-H.S. 335 65 21.4 16.6-27.0 270 78.6 73.0-83.4
College Graduate 454 86 15.3 12.0-19.3 368 84.7 80.7-88.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 185 37 22.2 15.2-31.1 148 77.8 68.9-84.8
$25,000- 34,999 120 23 13.3 8.1-20.9 97 86.7 79.1-91.9
$35,000- 49,999 152 32 22.0 15.3-30.5 120 78.0 69.5-84.7
$50,000- 74,999 203 35 15.6 10.6-22.2 168 84.4 77.8-89.4
$75,000+ 379 60 13.7 10.2-18.1 319 86.3 81.9-89.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 393 81 19.7 15.1-25.2 312 80.3 74.8-84.9
No 831 141 16.2 13.4-19.3 690 83.8 80.7-86.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 430 85 19.2 15.0-24.2 345 80.8 75.8-85.0
No 879 149 16.4 13.6-19.5 730 83.6 80.5-86.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 441 102 23.8 19.3-28.9 339 76.2 71.1-80.7
Non-Veteran 869 132 14.4 11.8-17.5 737 85.6 82.5-88.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 317 57 17.1 13.1-22.1 260 82.9 77.9-86.9
Regional City or Suburban County 277 60 19.2 14.4-25.2 217 80.8 74.8-85.6
Rural 718 117 16.2 12.9-20.0 601 83.8 80.0-87.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 621 83 12.3 9.6-15.7 538 87.7 84.3-90.4
Unemployed 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 481 117 24.0 19.8-28.9 364 76.0 71.1-80.2
Unable to Work 158 27 19.2 12.1-29.2 131 80.8 70.8-87.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 176 34 21.0 14.0-30.4 142 79.0 69.6-86.0
151% to 200% 99 20 13.9 8.2-22.7 79 86.1 77.3-91.8
More than 200% 752 133 16.2 13.4-19.4 619 83.8 80.6-86.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 281 52 18.0 12.9-24.5 229 82.0 75.5-87.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 502 92 18.1 14.1-22.8 410 81.9 77.2-85.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 529 90 16.3 13.1-20.1 439 83.7 79.9-86.9

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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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