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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
North Carolina 2,937 513 16.7 15.1-18.4 2,424 83.3 81.6-84.9
-Non-Hispanic White 2,159 381 17.2 15.3-19.2 1,778 82.8 80.8-84.7
GENDER
Male 979 177 17.7 14.9-20.8 802 82.3 79.2-85.1
Female 1,180 204 16.6 14.2-19.4 976 83.4 80.6-85.8
AGE
50-54 364 34 8.4 5.7-12.1 330 91.6 87.9-94.3
55-64 841 124 16.2 13.2-19.7 717 83.8 80.3-86.8
65-75 955 223 23.7 20.5-27.1 732 76.3 72.9-79.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 149 24 17.8 11.5-26.6 125 82.2 73.4-88.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 566 107 17.4 14.0-21.3 459 82.6 78.7-86.0
Some Post-H.S. 638 120 19.4 16.0-23.4 518 80.6 76.6-84.0
College Graduate 804 128 13.7 11.3-16.6 676 86.3 83.4-88.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 30 21.3 13.5-32.0 111 78.7 68.0-86.5
$15,000- 24,999 271 53 20.5 14.8-27.8 218 79.5 72.2-85.2
$25,000- 34,999 187 37 18.5 12.6-26.5 150 81.5 73.5-87.4
$35,000- 49,999 253 50 20.8 15.3-27.5 203 79.2 72.5-84.7
$50,000- 74,999 341 54 15.3 11.4-20.2 287 84.7 79.8-88.6
$75,000+ 618 94 13.1 10.4-16.4 524 86.9 83.6-89.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 648 114 17.0 13.6-21.0 534 83.0 79.0-86.4
No 1,371 251 17.7 15.4-20.2 1,120 82.3 79.8-84.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 681 116 16.9 13.6-20.7 565 83.1 79.3-86.4
No 1,474 264 17.3 15.1-19.8 1,210 82.7 80.2-84.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 83 23.1 18.2-28.7 285 76.9 71.3-81.8
Non-Veteran 1,791 298 16.1 14.1-18.2 1,493 83.9 81.8-85.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 454 77 17.0 13.5-21.2 377 83.0 78.8-86.5
Regional City or Suburban County 494 99 16.9 13.4-20.9 395 83.1 79.1-86.6
Rural 1,212 205 17.4 14.8-20.4 1,007 82.6 79.6-85.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 928 132 13.3 11.0-16.1 796 86.7 83.9-89.0
Unemployed 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 879 194 22.5 19.3-26.1 685 77.5 73.9-80.7
Unable to Work 224 37 17.7 11.7-25.7 187 82.3 74.3-88.3
Other not in Labor Force 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 265 58 21.0 15.2-28.3 207 79.0 71.7-84.8
151% to 200% 148 30 18.6 12.2-27.3 118 81.4 72.7-87.8
More than 200% 1,269 211 15.7 13.5-18.2 1,058 84.3 81.8-86.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 445 74 17.9 13.5-23.3 371 82.1 76.7-86.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 867 159 17.5 14.5-20.9 708 82.5 79.1-85.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 848 148 16.7 14.0-19.7 700 83.3 80.3-86.0

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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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