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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Males

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,528 617 17.6 16.1-19.2 390 11.0 9.8-12.3 944 26.9 25.1-28.7 704 19.1 17.6-20.7 873 25.4 23.6-27.3
-MALES 1,526 287 18.3 16.1-20.8 171 11.2 9.4-13.2 404 27.6 24.9-30.5 255 15.4 13.5-17.7 409 27.4 24.7-30.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,156 218 17.9 15.4-20.7 133 11.1 9.2-13.4 317 28.5 25.4-31.8 212 17.4 15.0-20.1 276 25.0 21.9-28.3
Non-Hispanic Black 259 54 21.3 15.9-27.8 28 11.8 7.8-17.6 65 26.4 20.3-33.5 22 6.1 3.7- 9.7 90 34.4 27.5-42.0
Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 246 48 19.2 14.1-25.5 16 7.7 4.5-12.7 40 15.5 10.9-21.6 19 5.7 3.5- 9.4 123 51.9 44.5-59.3
55-64 539 100 18.0 14.5-22.2 61 12.4 9.4-16.2 132 26.0 21.7-30.7 87 16.0 12.7-20.0 159 27.6 23.2-32.5
65-74 503 96 19.1 15.3-23.7 71 13.8 10.7-17.7 148 32.8 28.0-38.1 100 19.6 15.7-24.0 88 14.7 11.5-18.5
75+ 228 43 17.7 12.7-24.1 20 7.4 4.4-12.1 82 39.3 31.7-47.5 46 18.7 13.5-25.3 37 16.9 11.3-24.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 197 25 13.3 8.5-20.2 16 8.0 4.6-13.5 46 25.9 19.0-34.4 20 9.8 5.8-16.1 90 42.9 34.6-51.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 407 77 18.0 14.0-22.8 36 8.6 5.8-12.5 96 24.2 19.6-29.4 64 15.8 12.0-20.4 134 33.5 28.1-39.4
Some Post-H.S. 391 80 20.5 16.2-25.5 46 12.8 9.3-17.3 116 31.8 26.5-37.6 64 15.1 11.6-19.5 85 19.9 15.6-24.9
College Graduate 527 104 19.8 16.1-24.1 72 14.1 11.0-18.0 146 28.4 24.0-33.1 107 19.4 15.8-23.5 98 18.4 14.7-22.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 114 16 16.4 9.1-27.7 *** *** *** 18 17.7 10.0-29.6 13 7.2 3.1-16.1 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 225 33 17.0 11.8-24.0 20 8.8 5.2-14.4 46 22.4 16.2-30.2 34 14.7 10.2-20.8 92 37.1 29.8-45.0
$25,000- 34,999 147 28 18.6 12.2-27.3 14 8.5 4.9-14.5 46 30.3 22.2-39.8 20 11.3 6.7-18.3 39 31.3 22.6-41.6
$35,000- 49,999 181 32 15.5 10.5-22.2 22 13.5 8.5-20.8 50 28.1 21.1-36.4 34 15.9 10.8-22.8 43 27.0 19.0-36.9
$50,000- 74,999 230 46 17.2 12.2-23.6 25 9.0 5.7-13.7 72 31.1 24.2-39.0 48 22.6 16.7-29.8 39 20.2 14.5-27.4
$75,000+ 415 97 21.3 17.1-26.3 57 15.0 11.3-19.6 120 31.8 26.7-37.4 68 14.8 11.4-19.0 73 17.1 13.2-21.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 485 103 21.2 17.1-25.9 58 11.6 8.6-15.5 117 24.8 20.3-29.9 91 16.7 13.2-20.9 116 25.7 20.8-31.3
No 940 168 17.4 14.7-20.4 101 11.0 8.9-13.7 258 28.5 25.1-32.1 150 15.0 12.6-17.9 263 28.1 24.6-31.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 548 109 20.3 16.5-24.7 62 10.4 7.8-13.8 149 27.9 23.5-32.8 85 13.8 10.8-17.4 143 27.6 23.0-32.8
No 974 177 17.3 14.6-20.3 109 11.7 9.5-14.3 253 27.5 24.2-31.0 170 16.4 13.9-19.3 265 27.2 23.8-30.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 574 125 22.8 18.9-27.3 66 11.0 8.3-14.3 172 30.9 26.5-35.6 110 18.8 15.4-22.8 101 16.5 13.1-20.6
Non-Veteran 950 161 15.9 13.3-18.9 105 11.3 9.1-14.0 232 26.0 22.7-29.6 145 13.8 11.4-16.5 307 33.0 29.3-36.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 366 61 17.2 13.3-21.9 44 11.8 8.7-15.9 108 29.6 24.6-35.1 62 15.4 11.9-19.7 91 26.0 21.0-31.6
Regional City or Suburban County 326 62 16.9 12.9-22.0 29 7.7 5.0-11.5 99 33.4 27.5-40.0 56 16.0 12.0-21.1 80 25.9 20.5-32.3
Rural 834 164 19.8 16.6-23.5 98 12.6 10.0-15.8 197 23.2 19.8-26.9 137 15.2 12.5-18.3 238 29.2 25.3-33.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 634 108 15.7 12.6-19.3 67 11.9 9.2-15.4 148 24.3 20.5-28.5 99 14.3 11.4-17.7 212 33.9 29.5-38.6
Unemployed 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 677 131 18.7 15.5-22.4 83 11.3 8.8-14.2 214 34.0 29.7-38.6 131 18.7 15.5-22.4 118 17.3 14.0-21.3
Unable to Work 160 38 25.4 18.0-34.6 18 9.7 5.5-16.7 36 21.6 14.8-30.4 18 9.7 5.4-16.8 50 33.6 24.5-44.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 16.6 9.2-28.3 14 13.6 7.0-24.9 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 220 34 17.8 12.5-24.9 18 6.8 3.9-11.6 47 25.3 18.4-33.8 31 12.8 8.5-18.7 90 37.3 29.8-45.5
151% to 200% 118 20 14.8 8.9-23.6 12 9.7 5.1-17.7 35 28.1 19.5-38.6 14 10.9 5.9-19.1 *** *** ***
More than 200% 853 179 18.9 16.0-22.1 107 13.0 10.5-15.9 250 30.7 27.1-34.6 157 17.5 14.7-20.6 160 19.9 16.7-23.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 322 70 21.4 16.3-27.4 39 14.9 10.3-21.0 76 23.4 18.1-29.6 52 15.6 11.3-21.3 85 24.7 19.2-31.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 585 111 19.0 15.3-23.3 62 10.5 7.8-13.9 153 25.8 21.7-30.5 86 13.8 10.7-17.6 173 30.9 26.2-36.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 619 106 16.9 13.9-20.5 70 10.6 8.2-13.5 175 30.2 26.1-34.6 117 16.6 13.7-20.0 151 25.7 21.8-30.0

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

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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