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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 blood stool test using a home kit?*

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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 3,510 338 9.4 8.3-10.7 159 4.4 3.7- 5.2 260 7.1 6.1- 8.2 469 12.3 11.0-13.6 2,284 66.9 65.0-68.7
-MALES 1,515 153 10.7 8.8-12.8 67 4.2 3.2- 5.5 112 6.4 5.1- 7.9 168 10.3 8.7-12.3 1,015 68.4 65.5-71.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,145 120 11.2 9.1-13.8 49 3.9 2.8- 5.3 84 6.4 5.0- 8.3 138 10.8 8.9-12.9 754 67.7 64.4-70.9
Non-Hispanic Black 258 24 9.3 5.9-14.5 14 6.2 3.5-10.7 19 5.2 3.1- 8.7 23 9.9 6.0-15.8 178 69.3 62.1-75.7
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 247 13 6.1 3.4-10.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 3.5 1.9- 6.7 214 87.9 82.7-91.8
55-64 535 49 11.4 8.3-15.6 16 2.9 1.6- 5.0 35 5.9 3.9- 8.7 46 8.3 5.9-11.5 389 71.6 66.6-76.1
65-74 502 56 11.6 8.5-15.6 31 6.6 4.4- 9.7 51 9.2 6.7-12.6 76 15.8 12.4-19.9 288 56.9 51.6-62.0
75+ 231 35 13.5 9.2-19.5 15 7.0 3.9-12.1 22 10.2 6.5-15.7 35 15.1 10.2-21.7 124 54.2 46.3-61.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 22 11.6 6.9-18.9 *** *** *** 12 5.8 3.0-11.0 *** *** *** 154 74.8 66.5-81.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 398 39 10.0 7.0-14.1 13 3.4 1.8- 6.5 23 5.0 3.1- 8.0 33 8.0 5.4-11.7 290 73.6 68.2-78.4
Some Post-H.S. 389 43 12.2 8.8-16.8 19 5.7 3.6- 9.2 31 8.3 5.7-11.8 40 9.2 6.4-13.0 256 64.5 58.8-69.9
College Graduate 523 48 8.3 6.1-11.4 29 4.6 3.1- 6.9 46 6.2 4.4- 8.7 87 17.3 13.8-21.4 313 63.5 58.6-68.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 116 13 12.6 6.1-24.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 221 28 15.5 10.0-23.2 *** *** *** 17 8.7 4.9-14.9 16 7.9 4.4-13.5 150 64.0 55.7-71.6
$25,000- 34,999 143 18 8.9 5.0-15.2 *** *** *** 11 6.3 3.3-11.8 *** *** *** 99 72.8 63.6-80.4
$35,000- 49,999 177 14 7.6 4.3-13.1 *** *** *** 16 8.1 4.7-13.6 16 9.2 5.3-15.4 122 69.0 60.6-76.4
$50,000- 74,999 233 27 11.8 7.8-17.6 *** *** *** 15 4.8 2.6- 8.5 33 10.8 7.1-16.1 148 68.5 61.2-75.0
$75,000+ 412 33 8.1 5.5-11.9 16 3.3 1.9- 5.7 32 5.8 3.8- 8.7 64 14.5 11.1-18.6 267 68.2 62.9-73.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 482 57 12.1 8.7-16.6 24 4.0 2.5- 6.5 34 6.2 4.2- 9.0 49 9.3 6.8-12.7 318 68.4 63.1-73.2
No 934 91 10.7 8.4-13.4 33 3.4 2.3- 5.0 74 6.9 5.2- 9.0 110 11.1 8.9-13.6 626 68.0 64.3-71.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 541 64 12.0 9.0-15.8 26 4.3 2.7- 6.8 44 7.2 5.1-10.1 58 10.6 7.9-14.2 349 65.9 60.8-70.6
No 971 89 10.0 7.9-12.8 41 4.2 3.0- 5.9 68 6.0 4.5- 7.9 110 10.2 8.3-12.6 663 69.5 66.0-72.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 569 82 15.1 11.9-19.1 29 4.8 3.1- 7.4 41 7.1 5.0- 9.8 72 12.8 9.8-16.5 345 60.2 55.3-64.9
Non-Veteran 944 71 8.4 6.3-11.1 38 3.9 2.8- 5.6 71 6.0 4.5- 8.0 95 9.0 7.1-11.3 669 72.6 69.1-75.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 363 43 11.6 8.4-15.8 16 4.2 2.5- 6.9 22 5.1 3.3- 7.9 43 12.2 8.9-16.6 239 66.9 61.4-72.0
Regional City or Suburban County 322 34 9.6 6.4-14.2 23 6.6 4.2-10.4 30 7.1 4.7-10.6 32 9.5 6.5-13.6 203 67.2 61.0-72.8
Rural 830 76 10.6 8.0-13.9 28 3.0 1.9- 4.7 60 6.8 5.0- 9.3 93 9.5 7.5-12.2 573 70.0 65.9-73.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 634 50 8.6 6.3-11.7 15 2.0 1.1- 3.7 42 5.0 3.4- 7.3 48 6.8 5.0- 9.2 479 77.5 73.5-81.1
Unemployed 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 669 82 12.3 9.6-15.7 48 7.5 5.5-10.2 56 8.0 5.9-10.7 106 15.1 12.1-18.7 377 57.1 52.5-61.6
Unable to Work 160 16 12.9 6.8-22.9 *** *** *** 12 5.8 2.9-11.0 *** *** *** 118 71.3 61.3-79.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 11.2 5.5-21.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 216 31 16.4 10.6-24.4 *** *** *** 13 6.0 3.2-10.8 13 7.2 3.8-13.1 151 67.7 59.3-75.1
151% to 200% 118 15 8.2 4.5-14.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 82 72.3 61.5-81.0
More than 200% 847 79 9.3 7.3-11.9 37 4.1 2.9- 6.0 65 6.1 4.6- 8.1 117 12.5 10.2-15.2 549 67.9 64.2-71.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 324 36 12.5 8.3-18.4 14 4.2 2.2- 8.1 25 7.1 4.2-11.7 34 8.9 5.9-13.2 215 67.3 60.4-73.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 581 55 10.7 7.7-14.7 26 4.1 2.6- 6.3 42 6.5 4.5- 9.4 60 8.7 6.4-11.6 398 70.0 65.2-74.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 610 62 10.0 7.6-13.1 27 4.4 2.9- 6.5 45 6.0 4.3- 8.2 74 12.0 9.4-15.2 402 67.6 63.3-71.6

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the 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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