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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Non-Hispanic White

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy in the past 10 years.
(CDC calculated variable. )

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,877 1,993 69.5 67.4-71.6 884 30.5 28.4-32.6
-Non-Hispanic White 2,125 1,504 70.8 68.3-73.2 621 29.2 26.8-31.7
GENDER
Male 970 681 69.8 66.0-73.3 289 30.2 26.7-34.0
Female 1,155 823 71.7 68.4-74.8 332 28.3 25.2-31.6
AGE
50-54 360 191 53.3 47.3-59.3 169 46.7 40.7-52.7
55-64 836 583 71.1 67.1-74.8 253 28.9 25.2-32.9
65-75 930 731 81.5 78.4-84.2 199 18.5 15.8-21.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 147 83 55.5 45.6-64.9 64 44.5 35.1-54.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 563 362 64.7 59.6-69.4 201 35.3 30.6-40.4
Some Post-H.S. 624 456 75.6 71.4-79.3 168 24.4 20.7-28.6
College Graduate 789 602 77.1 73.4-80.4 187 22.9 19.6-26.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 273 165 61.1 53.5-68.2 108 38.9 31.8-46.5
$25,000- 34,999 181 115 61.2 51.8-69.9 66 38.8 30.1-48.2
$35,000- 49,999 252 192 75.5 67.8-81.9 60 24.5 18.1-32.2
$50,000- 74,999 333 249 73.0 66.9-78.4 84 27.0 21.6-33.1
$75,000+ 610 468 76.7 72.5-80.4 142 23.3 19.6-27.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 646 464 71.6 66.9-75.9 182 28.4 24.1-33.1
No 1,342 942 70.2 67.0-73.1 400 29.8 26.9-33.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 682 484 73.0 68.6-77.0 198 27.0 23.0-31.4
No 1,439 1,018 69.9 66.8-72.7 421 30.1 27.3-33.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 363 281 79.6 74.0-84.3 82 20.4 15.7-26.0
Non-Veteran 1,762 1,224 69.2 66.4-71.8 538 30.8 28.2-33.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 447 353 78.8 74.3-82.7 94 21.2 17.3-25.7
Regional City or Suburban County 492 350 72.0 67.0-76.5 142 28.0 23.5-33.0
Rural 1,187 802 65.3 61.5-68.8 385 34.7 31.2-38.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 918 623 67.4 63.6-71.0 295 32.6 29.0-36.4
Unemployed 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 860 669 79.9 76.5-82.9 191 20.1 17.1-23.5
Unable to Work 222 150 65.1 56.2-73.0 72 34.9 27.0-43.8
Other not in Labor Force 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 267 153 57.6 49.8-65.1 114 42.4 34.9-50.2
151% to 200% 142 89 56.5 46.0-66.5 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,249 944 75.5 72.5-78.3 305 24.5 21.7-27.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 438 298 64.9 58.6-70.8 140 35.1 29.2-41.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 853 577 66.6 62.3-70.6 276 33.4 29.4-37.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 835 630 75.8 72.3-79.0 205 24.2 21.0-27.7

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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 will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^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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