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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Males

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,652 1,313 34.2 32.3-36.1 2,339 65.8 63.9-67.7
-MALES 1,578 534 32.2 29.5-35.1 1,044 67.8 64.9-70.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,179 415 33.4 30.2-36.6 764 66.6 63.4-69.8
Non-Hispanic Black 270 87 30.5 24.4-37.5 183 69.5 62.5-75.6
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 247 33 12.1 8.2-17.3 214 87.9 82.7-91.8
55-64 543 154 29.6 25.1-34.5 389 70.4 65.5-74.9
65-74 512 224 44.2 39.1-49.5 288 55.8 50.5-60.9
75+ 243 119 48.3 40.7-55.9 124 51.7 44.1-59.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 208 52 26.2 19.4-34.4 156 73.8 65.6-80.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 417 120 27.7 23.0-33.1 297 72.3 66.9-77.0
Some Post-H.S. 408 141 35.2 30.0-40.8 267 64.8 59.2-70.0
College Graduate 539 219 37.4 32.8-42.2 320 62.6 57.8-67.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 31 23.9 15.3-35.3 89 76.1 64.7-84.7
$15,000- 24,999 227 76 36.4 28.9-44.6 151 63.6 55.4-71.1
$25,000- 34,999 149 48 28.4 20.8-37.4 101 71.6 62.6-79.2
$35,000- 49,999 185 59 31.2 24.0-39.4 126 68.8 60.6-76.0
$50,000- 74,999 238 88 32.3 25.8-39.6 150 67.7 60.4-74.2
$75,000+ 418 150 32.7 27.8-38.0 268 67.3 62.0-72.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 504 178 32.4 27.6-37.5 326 67.6 62.5-72.4
No 970 328 32.9 29.4-36.5 642 67.1 63.5-70.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 563 208 35.4 30.7-40.4 355 64.6 59.6-69.3
No 1,011 325 30.8 27.5-34.2 686 69.2 65.8-72.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 594 242 40.7 36.1-45.5 352 59.3 54.5-63.9
Non-Veteran 981 291 27.9 24.7-31.4 690 72.1 68.6-75.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 382 132 33.5 28.4-38.9 250 66.5 61.1-71.6
Regional City or Suburban County 335 126 34.0 28.4-40.0 209 66.0 60.0-71.6
Rural 861 276 30.5 26.7-34.5 585 69.5 65.5-73.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 654 162 22.9 19.4-26.8 492 77.1 73.2-80.6
Unemployed 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 697 314 44.2 39.8-48.7 383 55.8 51.3-60.2
Unable to Work 170 47 29.4 21.4-39.0 123 70.6 61.0-78.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 226 70 32.1 24.9-40.2 156 67.9 59.8-75.1
151% to 200% 121 39 29.6 20.8-40.3 82 70.4 59.7-79.2
More than 200% 865 311 32.9 29.4-36.6 554 67.1 63.4-70.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 337 117 33.1 27.0-39.8 220 66.9 60.2-73.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 602 195 30.6 26.2-35.4 407 69.4 64.6-73.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 639 222 33.2 29.2-37.4 417 66.8 62.6-70.8

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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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