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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy in the past 10 years.
(CDC calculated variable. )

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,877 1,993 69.5 67.4-71.6 884 30.5 28.4-32.6
GENDER
Male 1,290 870 67.6 64.3-70.7 420 32.4 29.3-35.7
Female 1,587 1,123 71.3 68.5-74.0 464 28.7 26.0-31.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,674 1,938 73.0 70.8-75.0 736 27.0 25.0-29.2
No 201 54 24.9 18.2-33.2 147 75.1 66.8-81.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 731 462 61.4 56.8-65.7 269 38.6 34.3-43.2
Overweight 1,004 724 73.7 70.2-76.9 280 26.3 23.1-29.8
Obese 947 676 71.7 68.0-75.2 271 28.3 24.8-32.0
Current Smoker
Yes 474 245 53.6 47.7-59.4 229 46.4 40.6-52.3
No 2,389 1,742 72.9 70.6-75.0 647 27.1 25.0-29.4
History of CVD**
Yes 455 323 72.1 66.4-77.1 132 27.9 22.9-33.6
No 2,393 1,653 69.1 66.8-71.4 740 30.9 28.6-33.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 237 149 64.1 56.1-71.4 88 35.9 28.6-43.9
No 2,554 1,789 70.0 67.7-72.2 765 30.0 27.8-32.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 164 108 65.2 55.6-73.7 56 34.8 26.3-44.4
No 2,623 1,829 69.9 67.7-72.1 794 30.1 27.9-32.3
COPD
Yes 323 226 71.6 64.8-77.5 97 28.4 22.5-35.2
No 2,547 1,761 69.2 66.9-71.4 786 30.8 28.6-33.1
Current Asthma
Yes 255 194 78.4 71.7-83.8 61 21.6 16.2-28.3
No 2,617 1,797 68.7 66.5-70.9 820 31.3 29.1-33.5
Diabetes
Yes 579 407 70.5 65.7-75.0 172 29.5 25.0-34.3
No 2,295 1,587 69.4 67.0-71.7 708 30.6 28.3-33.0
Disability1
Yes 904 650 72.2 68.3-75.8 254 27.8 24.2-31.7
No 1,796 1,222 68.2 65.4-70.8 574 31.8 29.2-34.6
Functional Disability1
Yes 974 687 71.9 68.2-75.3 287 28.1 24.7-31.8
No 1,895 1,300 68.4 65.8-70.9 595 31.6 29.1-34.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,186 886 75.9 72.7-78.8 300 24.1 21.2-27.3
No 1,691 1,108 65.4 62.6-68.2 583 34.6 31.8-37.4

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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 phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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