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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,528 617 17.6 16.1-19.2 390 11.0 9.8-12.3 944 26.9 25.1-28.7 704 19.1 17.6-20.7 873 25.4 23.6-27.3
GENDER
Male 1,526 287 18.3 16.1-20.8 171 11.2 9.4-13.2 404 27.6 24.9-30.5 255 15.4 13.5-17.7 409 27.4 24.7-30.4
Female 2,002 330 17.0 15.0-19.1 219 10.8 9.2-12.6 540 26.3 24.0-28.7 449 22.3 20.1-24.6 464 23.7 21.4-26.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,314 598 18.2 16.6-19.9 385 11.5 10.3-12.9 922 28.0 26.2-29.9 677 19.6 18.1-21.3 732 22.7 20.9-24.5
No 210 18 8.5 4.7-14.9 *** *** *** 21 9.8 5.7-16.4 26 11.5 7.0-18.4 140 67.2 58.5-74.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 966 146 14.0 11.6-16.7 103 9.8 7.8-12.3 234 24.5 21.3-28.0 211 21.4 18.5-24.6 272 30.3 26.7-34.2
Overweight 1,243 232 18.6 16.1-21.4 140 11.8 9.8-14.1 331 27.1 24.1-30.2 257 19.4 16.9-22.2 283 23.1 20.2-26.2
Obese 1,080 204 20.2 17.3-23.4 127 11.6 9.4-14.2 314 28.9 25.7-32.4 189 16.3 13.8-19.1 246 23.0 20.0-26.3
Current Smoker
Yes 515 80 17.3 13.3-22.2 46 8.0 5.7-11.0 96 19.1 15.2-23.8 71 12.7 9.6-16.6 222 42.9 37.4-48.6
No 2,995 535 17.7 16.1-19.4 343 11.6 10.2-13.1 843 28.3 26.3-30.3 631 20.3 18.7-22.1 643 22.2 20.3-24.1
History of CVD**
Yes 636 119 19.5 15.8-23.8 71 9.8 7.4-12.8 193 32.4 27.9-37.3 110 15.3 12.4-18.9 143 22.9 18.8-27.7
No 2,844 493 17.3 15.7-19.0 313 11.1 9.8-12.6 743 25.8 23.9-27.8 581 19.9 18.2-21.7 714 25.9 23.9-27.9
Binge Drinker
Yes 248 42 15.7 11.0-21.8 20 8.1 5.1-12.7 62 24.8 18.8-31.9 43 18.9 13.6-25.5 81 32.6 25.7-40.4
No 3,171 557 17.7 16.1-19.4 353 10.9 9.6-12.3 853 27.1 25.3-29.1 651 19.6 18.0-21.3 757 24.7 22.9-26.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 184 32 16.7 11.2-24.3 16 8.3 4.7-14.3 44 21.2 15.0-29.0 43 25.0 18.1-33.5 49 28.8 21.1-37.9
No 3,229 564 17.6 16.0-19.3 357 10.8 9.6-12.2 874 27.4 25.6-29.4 647 19.1 17.6-20.8 787 25.0 23.1-26.9
COPD
Yes 400 80 23.2 18.2-29.2 47 9.0 6.3-12.7 104 27.7 22.4-33.6 67 15.6 11.8-20.3 102 24.5 19.4-30.3
No 3,117 534 16.8 15.2-18.4 341 11.1 9.9-12.6 839 26.9 25.0-28.9 633 19.6 18.0-21.3 770 25.6 23.7-27.6
Current Asthma
Yes 293 59 23.7 17.7-30.9 34 7.5 5.0-11.3 78 30.3 24.0-37.5 62 19.4 14.7-25.1 60 19.1 14.3-25.1
No 3,225 556 17.0 15.5-18.6 356 11.3 10.0-12.7 863 26.6 24.8-28.5 641 19.1 17.5-20.8 809 26.0 24.1-27.9
Diabetes
Yes 715 137 19.8 16.4-23.7 91 11.2 8.8-14.1 184 27.2 23.4-31.5 130 17.0 14.0-20.6 173 24.8 20.9-29.1
No 2,808 479 17.0 15.4-18.8 300 11.0 9.6-12.5 759 26.8 24.8-28.9 573 19.7 18.0-21.5 697 25.5 23.6-27.6
Disability1
Yes 1,184 226 20.1 17.3-23.1 148 11.9 9.8-14.3 314 26.4 23.3-29.7 235 18.3 15.8-21.1 261 23.4 20.4-26.8
No 2,137 359 16.5 14.7-18.5 222 10.7 9.2-12.4 571 26.9 24.7-29.3 425 19.2 17.3-21.2 560 26.7 24.4-29.1
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,303 238 19.4 16.9-22.2 155 11.2 9.3-13.5 377 29.1 26.1-32.3 232 16.5 14.2-19.1 301 23.8 20.9-26.9
No 2,214 376 16.5 14.7-18.4 234 10.9 9.4-12.6 565 25.8 23.6-28.1 470 20.6 18.7-22.7 569 26.3 24.1-28.6
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,553 296 20.4 17.9-23.1 198 11.6 9.9-13.6 453 29.7 26.9-32.6 304 18.7 16.5-21.1 302 19.6 17.2-22.3
No 1,974 320 15.4 13.7-17.4 193 10.6 9.0-12.4 491 24.9 22.6-27.3 400 19.5 17.5-21.6 570 29.7 27.2-32.2

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

**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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