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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are exams in which a tube is inserted in the rectum
to view the bowel for signs of cancer or other health problems.

Have you ever had either of these exams?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,640 2,736 74.3 72.5-76.1 904 25.7 23.9-27.5
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 682 486 70.5 65.8-74.7 196 29.5 25.3-34.2
Region 3 331 254 76.0 70.1-81.0 77 24.0 19.0-29.9
Region 4 535 403 74.3 69.8-78.2 132 25.7 21.8-30.2
Region 5 377 279 71.9 66.0-77.0 98 28.1 23.0-34.0
Region 6 290 224 74.8 68.1-80.4 66 25.2 19.6-31.9
Region 7 411 321 77.0 71.9-81.4 90 23.0 18.6-28.1
Region 8 338 253 76.8 71.5-81.4 85 23.2 18.6-28.5
Region 9 318 234 70.5 63.9-76.4 84 29.5 23.6-36.1
Region 10 359 283 76.3 70.9-81.0 76 23.7 19.0-29.1
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,330 1,006 74.7 71.7-77.6 324 25.3 22.4-28.3
Piedmont 1,530 1,172 75.0 72.4-77.5 358 25.0 22.5-27.6
Western NC 781 559 70.9 66.5-74.9 222 29.1 25.1-33.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 603 431 71.0 66.1-75.5 172 29.0 24.5-33.9
Northwest 552 419 74.5 70.0-78.6 133 25.5 21.4-30.0
Charlotte 403 300 73.8 68.7-78.4 103 26.2 21.6-31.3
Greensboro 321 240 72.0 65.6-77.6 81 28.0 22.4-34.4
Southern Regional 319 244 75.1 68.9-80.5 75 24.9 19.5-31.1
Southeast 225 170 78.8 72.6-83.9 55 21.2 16.1-27.4
Wake 424 328 76.2 71.2-80.6 96 23.8 19.4-28.8
Area L & Eastern 794 605 74.5 70.3-78.3 189 25.5 21.7-29.7

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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.

^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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