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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 have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,937 513 16.7 15.1-18.4 2,424 83.3 81.6-84.9
GENDER
Male 1,312 234 17.2 14.8-19.8 1,078 82.8 80.2-85.2
Female 1,625 279 16.3 14.2-18.5 1,346 83.7 81.5-85.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,741 497 17.3 15.6-19.0 2,244 82.7 81.0-84.4
No 194 16 9.4 5.4-15.8 178 90.6 84.2-94.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 745 119 13.9 11.3-17.1 626 86.1 82.9-88.7
Overweight 1,026 187 17.6 15.0-20.5 839 82.4 79.5-85.0
Obese 963 175 18.0 15.2-21.3 788 82.0 78.7-84.8
Current Smoker
Yes 491 74 14.7 11.2-19.0 417 85.3 81.0-88.8
No 2,430 437 17.1 15.4-19.0 1,993 82.9 81.0-84.6
History of CVD**
Yes 474 108 22.1 17.6-27.3 366 77.9 72.7-82.4
No 2,435 400 15.7 14.0-17.5 2,035 84.3 82.5-86.0
Binge Drinker
Yes 242 24 8.3 5.1-13.2 218 91.7 86.8-94.9
No 2,609 478 17.7 16.0-19.5 2,131 82.3 80.5-84.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 168 21 12.1 7.2-19.4 147 87.9 80.6-92.8
No 2,681 481 17.1 15.5-18.9 2,200 82.9 81.1-84.5
COPD
Yes 326 61 16.4 12.1-21.9 265 83.6 78.1-87.9
No 2,603 452 16.8 15.2-18.6 2,151 83.2 81.4-84.8
Current Asthma
Yes 263 40 15.9 10.9-22.5 223 84.1 77.5-89.1
No 2,666 471 16.8 15.1-18.6 2,195 83.2 81.4-84.9
Diabetes
Yes 580 128 20.7 17.0-25.0 452 79.3 75.0-83.0
No 2,354 385 15.8 14.1-17.7 1,969 84.2 82.3-85.9
Disability1
Yes 916 168 17.2 14.3-20.4 748 82.8 79.6-85.7
No 1,841 323 16.8 14.8-18.9 1,518 83.2 81.1-85.2
Functional Disability1
Yes 983 174 16.9 14.3-20.0 809 83.1 80.0-85.7
No 1,945 338 16.7 14.8-18.8 1,607 83.3 81.2-85.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,207 237 18.6 16.1-21.4 970 81.4 78.6-83.9
No 1,730 276 15.5 13.5-17.6 1,454 84.5 82.4-86.5

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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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