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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 year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 275 9.2 8.0-10.6 2,662 90.8 89.4-92.0
-MALES 1,312 124 10.3 8.4-12.6 1,188 89.7 87.4-91.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 979 98 11.3 9.0-14.2 881 88.7 85.8-91.0
Non-Hispanic Black 231 19 7.4 4.4-12.1 212 92.6 87.9-95.6
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 247 13 6.1 3.4-10.9 234 93.9 89.1-96.6
55-64 535 49 11.4 8.3-15.6 486 88.6 84.4-91.7
65-75 530 62 11.8 8.8-15.7 468 88.2 84.3-91.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 159 14 11.0 5.8-19.7 145 89.0 80.3-94.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 361 36 10.6 7.3-15.0 325 89.4 85.0-92.7
Some Post-H.S. 335 36 11.6 8.0-16.4 299 88.4 83.6-92.0
College Graduate 454 37 7.6 5.2-10.8 417 92.4 89.2-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 *** *** *** 91 88.5 75.0-95.2
$15,000- 24,999 185 23 15.2 9.2-24.1 162 84.8 75.9-90.8
$25,000- 34,999 120 15 8.3 4.5-15.0 105 91.7 85.0-95.5
$35,000- 49,999 152 12 8.1 4.4-14.3 140 91.9 85.7-95.6
$50,000- 74,999 203 19 9.9 6.1-15.9 184 90.1 84.1-93.9
$75,000+ 379 29 8.0 5.3-12.0 350 92.0 88.0-94.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 393 44 12.5 8.6-17.8 349 87.5 82.2-91.4
No 831 77 10.0 7.8-12.9 754 90.0 87.1-92.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 430 48 12.4 8.9-17.0 382 87.6 83.0-91.1
No 879 76 9.4 7.2-12.2 803 90.6 87.8-92.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 441 65 16.1 12.3-20.8 376 83.9 79.2-87.7
Non-Veteran 869 59 7.8 5.7-10.6 810 92.2 89.4-94.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 317 36 11.2 7.9-15.6 281 88.8 84.4-92.1
Regional City or Suburban County 277 28 9.7 6.2-14.8 249 90.3 85.2-93.8
Rural 718 60 10.0 7.3-13.6 658 90.0 86.4-92.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 621 47 8.5 6.1-11.6 574 91.5 88.4-93.9
Unemployed 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 481 56 12.1 8.9-16.2 425 87.9 83.8-91.1
Unable to Work 158 16 13.0 6.9-23.2 142 87.0 76.8-93.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 176 24 16.2 9.8-25.5 152 83.8 74.5-90.2
151% to 200% 99 12 7.4 3.8-14.0 87 92.6 86.0-96.2
More than 200% 752 65 8.8 6.7-11.5 687 91.2 88.5-93.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 281 27 10.5 6.5-16.4 254 89.5 83.6-93.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 502 45 10.6 7.4-15.1 457 89.4 84.9-92.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 529 52 10.0 7.4-13.3 477 90.0 86.7-92.6

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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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