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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 who received one or more of the recommended colorectal cancer screening tests
within the recommended time interval.*

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-16.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,891 2,103 72.8 70.7-74.8 788 27.2 25.2-29.3
GENDER
Male 1,299 922 71.2 68.0-74.1 377 28.8 25.9-32.0
Female 1,592 1,181 74.3 71.6-76.9 411 25.7 23.1-28.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,691 2,039 76.0 73.9-78.0 652 24.0 22.0-26.1
No 198 63 30.6 23.1-39.3 135 69.4 60.7-76.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 733 491 65.1 60.6-69.4 242 34.9 30.6-39.4
Overweight 1,012 759 76.0 72.6-79.2 253 24.0 20.8-27.4
Obese 950 714 75.3 71.8-78.6 236 24.7 21.4-28.2
Current Smoker
Yes 476 271 57.8 52.0-63.5 205 42.2 36.5-48.0
No 2,401 1,826 76.0 73.8-78.0 575 24.0 22.0-26.2
History of CVD**
Yes 464 350 77.0 71.7-81.5 114 23.0 18.5-28.3
No 2,399 1,733 72.1 69.8-74.2 666 27.9 25.8-30.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 237 156 66.4 58.4-73.5 81 33.6 26.5-41.6
No 2,567 1,887 73.3 71.2-75.4 680 26.7 24.6-28.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 164 111 67.9 58.3-76.2 53 32.1 23.8-41.7
No 2,636 1,931 73.2 71.1-75.3 705 26.8 24.7-28.9
COPD
Yes 321 235 74.3 67.7-80.0 86 25.7 20.0-32.3
No 2,563 1,862 72.6 70.4-74.6 701 27.4 25.4-29.6
Current Asthma
Yes 257 200 80.1 73.7-85.3 57 19.9 14.7-26.3
No 2,629 1,901 72.2 70.0-74.3 728 27.8 25.7-30.0
Diabetes
Yes 579 430 73.4 68.5-77.7 149 26.6 22.3-31.5
No 2,309 1,674 72.8 70.4-75.0 635 27.2 25.0-29.6
Disability1
Yes 903 682 76.0 72.2-79.4 221 24.0 20.6-27.8
No 1,812 1,299 71.5 68.8-74.0 513 28.5 26.0-31.2
Functional Disability1
Yes 971 721 75.3 71.6-78.5 250 24.7 21.5-28.4
No 1,912 1,376 71.7 69.1-74.1 536 28.3 25.9-30.9
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,191 929 78.7 75.6-81.5 262 21.3 18.5-24.4
No 1,700 1,175 69.0 66.2-71.7 525 31.0 28.3-33.8

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+).

*The definition includes: 1) had a blood stool test in past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years AND
a blood stool test within the past 3 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years.

**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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