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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 year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,937 275 9.2 8.0-10.6 2,662 90.8 89.4-92.0
GENDER
Male 1,312 124 10.3 8.4-12.6 1,188 89.7 87.4-91.6
Female 1,625 151 8.3 6.8-10.0 1,474 91.7 90.0-93.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,741 264 9.4 8.1-10.9 2,477 90.6 89.1-91.9
No 194 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 745 63 7.3 5.4- 9.9 682 92.7 90.1-94.6
Overweight 1,026 103 10.4 8.3-12.9 923 89.6 87.1-91.7
Obese 963 94 9.8 7.6-12.5 869 90.2 87.5-92.4
Current Smoker
Yes 491 43 8.4 5.8-12.0 448 91.6 88.0-94.2
No 2,430 231 9.4 8.0-10.9 2,199 90.6 89.1-92.0
History of CVD**
Yes 474 60 13.3 9.6-18.1 414 86.7 81.9-90.4
No 2,435 211 8.4 7.2- 9.9 2,224 91.6 90.1-92.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 242 15 5.1 2.8- 8.9 227 94.9 91.1-97.2
No 2,609 252 9.7 8.3-11.2 2,357 90.3 88.8-91.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,681 256 9.4 8.1-10.8 2,425 90.6 89.2-91.9
COPD
Yes 326 31 9.0 5.7-13.8 295 91.0 86.2-94.3
No 2,603 244 9.3 8.0-10.8 2,359 90.7 89.2-92.0
Current Asthma
Yes 263 20 8.6 4.9-14.5 243 91.4 85.5-95.1
No 2,666 255 9.3 8.0-10.8 2,411 90.7 89.2-92.0
Diabetes
Yes 580 66 10.4 7.8-13.9 514 89.6 86.1-92.2
No 2,354 209 8.9 7.6-10.5 2,145 91.1 89.5-92.4
Disability1
Yes 916 86 9.0 6.8-11.7 830 91.0 88.3-93.2
No 1,841 181 9.7 8.2-11.5 1,660 90.3 88.5-91.8
Functional Disability1
Yes 983 90 9.0 7.0-11.6 893 91.0 88.4-93.0
No 1,945 185 9.4 7.9-11.1 1,760 90.6 88.9-92.1
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,207 123 9.2 7.4-11.4 1,084 90.8 88.6-92.6
No 1,730 152 9.2 7.6-11.1 1,578 90.8 88.9-92.4

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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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