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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 blood stool test using a home kit?*

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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 3,510 338 9.4 8.3-10.7 159 4.4 3.7- 5.2 260 7.1 6.1- 8.2 469 12.3 11.0-13.6 2,284 66.9 65.0-68.7
GENDER
Male 1,515 153 10.7 8.8-12.8 67 4.2 3.2- 5.5 112 6.4 5.1- 7.9 168 10.3 8.7-12.3 1,015 68.4 65.5-71.2
Female 1,995 185 8.4 7.0- 9.9 92 4.5 3.5- 5.7 148 7.7 6.4- 9.3 301 13.9 12.2-15.8 1,269 65.6 63.0-68.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,308 327 9.6 8.4-10.9 154 4.5 3.7- 5.4 254 7.3 6.3- 8.4 455 12.6 11.4-14.0 2,118 66.0 64.0-67.9
No 199 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 163 80.2 72.1-86.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 968 85 7.8 6.0-10.1 44 4.4 3.1- 6.2 69 6.6 5.0- 8.7 138 13.6 11.2-16.3 632 67.6 64.0-71.1
Overweight 1,231 128 10.5 8.6-12.8 62 4.9 3.6- 6.5 88 6.5 5.1- 8.3 160 11.7 9.7-14.1 793 66.4 63.1-69.5
Obese 1,069 106 10.0 7.9-12.6 44 4.0 2.9- 5.6 81 7.3 5.7- 9.4 141 11.6 9.5-14.0 697 67.1 63.5-70.4
Current Smoker
Yes 522 50 8.7 6.2-12.2 17 2.9 1.7- 5.0 33 7.1 4.8-10.5 42 7.4 5.1-10.6 380 73.9 68.9-78.3
No 2,969 287 9.5 8.3-10.9 141 4.6 3.8- 5.6 226 7.1 6.1- 8.3 421 13.0 11.7-14.5 1,894 65.7 63.6-67.7
History of CVD**
Yes 636 80 12.5 9.4-16.5 35 5.2 3.5- 7.6 64 9.1 6.8-12.1 78 12.5 9.6-16.2 379 60.7 55.8-65.5
No 2,827 249 8.6 7.5-10.0 123 4.2 3.4- 5.1 194 6.7 5.7- 7.9 382 12.1 10.8-13.6 1,879 68.3 66.2-70.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 249 15 5.0 2.8- 8.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 8.5 5.4-13.3 192 79.5 73.0-84.7
No 3,157 313 9.8 8.6-11.2 151 4.8 4.0- 5.7 241 7.2 6.2- 8.3 438 12.8 11.5-14.2 2,014 65.5 63.4-67.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 183 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 10.9 6.6-17.3 128 71.2 62.5-78.5
No 3,220 317 9.5 8.3-10.9 151 4.6 3.9- 5.6 238 7.0 6.0- 8.1 439 12.5 11.3-14.0 2,075 66.3 64.3-68.2
COPD
Yes 397 37 8.6 5.7-12.7 22 5.0 3.0- 8.2 32 8.9 5.9-13.3 53 12.9 9.4-17.6 253 64.6 58.5-70.2
No 3,102 301 9.6 8.4-10.9 137 4.3 3.6- 5.2 227 6.8 5.8- 7.9 414 12.2 10.9-13.6 2,023 67.1 65.1-69.1
Current Asthma
Yes 295 24 8.8 5.3-14.2 *** *** *** 20 7.3 4.4-11.8 48 13.5 9.6-18.6 189 65.8 58.9-72.2
No 3,202 314 9.5 8.3-10.8 145 4.4 3.6- 5.3 238 7.0 6.1- 8.2 420 12.2 10.9-13.6 2,085 66.9 64.9-68.8
Diabetes
Yes 701 88 11.5 8.9-14.7 43 5.7 4.1- 8.0 56 8.0 5.8-10.8 98 13.6 10.8-17.1 416 61.1 56.6-65.5
No 2,805 249 8.8 7.6-10.2 116 4.0 3.3- 5.0 204 6.9 5.8- 8.1 371 12.0 10.6-13.4 1,865 68.3 66.2-70.3
Disability1
Yes 1,183 114 8.8 7.0-11.1 61 4.6 3.5- 6.2 90 7.9 6.2-10.0 166 12.8 10.7-15.2 752 65.8 62.4-69.1
No 2,124 214 10.1 8.7-11.8 85 3.9 3.0- 4.9 162 7.1 5.9- 8.5 272 11.7 10.2-13.4 1,391 67.2 64.8-69.6
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,292 119 8.7 7.0-10.8 66 4.8 3.6- 6.4 100 7.8 6.2- 9.8 178 13.8 11.6-16.2 829 64.9 61.6-68.1
No 2,207 218 9.8 8.3-11.4 93 4.2 3.3- 5.2 158 6.6 5.5- 7.9 288 11.4 10.0-13.1 1,450 68.0 65.7-70.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,541 164 9.9 8.2-11.9 76 5.1 3.9- 6.6 131 8.7 7.1-10.7 242 14.8 12.8-17.2 928 61.4 58.4-64.4
No 1,969 174 9.0 7.6-10.8 83 3.9 3.0- 4.9 129 5.9 4.8- 7.2 227 10.4 9.0-12.0 1,356 70.8 68.4-73.2

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the 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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