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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 year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 275 9.2 8.0-10.6 2,662 90.8 89.4-92.0
-Non-Hispanic White 2,159 206 9.7 8.2-11.4 1,953 90.3 88.6-91.8
GENDER
Male 979 98 11.3 9.0-14.2 881 88.7 85.8-91.0
Female 1,180 108 8.2 6.5-10.3 1,072 91.8 89.7-93.5
AGE
50-54 364 18 4.6 2.7- 7.8 346 95.4 92.2-97.3
55-64 841 69 10.0 7.6-13.2 772 90.0 86.8-92.4
65-75 955 119 12.5 10.1-15.4 836 87.5 84.6-89.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 149 15 12.8 7.3-21.4 134 87.2 78.6-92.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 566 58 10.3 7.6-13.7 508 89.7 86.3-92.4
Some Post-H.S. 638 61 9.0 6.7-12.1 577 91.0 87.9-93.3
College Graduate 804 71 8.3 6.4-10.8 733 91.7 89.2-93.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 271 29 13.0 8.1-20.1 242 87.0 79.9-91.9
$25,000- 34,999 187 19 7.7 4.3-13.4 168 92.3 86.6-95.7
$35,000- 49,999 253 27 10.2 6.5-15.5 226 89.8 84.5-93.5
$50,000- 74,999 341 28 8.1 5.3-12.1 313 91.9 87.9-94.7
$75,000+ 618 55 8.3 6.1-11.2 563 91.7 88.8-93.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 648 57 9.0 6.4-12.5 591 91.0 87.5-93.6
No 1,371 143 10.5 8.6-12.6 1,228 89.5 87.4-91.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 681 58 8.9 6.5-12.2 623 91.1 87.8-93.5
No 1,474 148 10.1 8.3-12.2 1,326 89.9 87.8-91.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 53 15.5 11.4-20.7 315 84.5 79.3-88.6
Non-Veteran 1,791 153 8.6 7.1-10.4 1,638 91.4 89.6-92.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 454 46 10.5 7.7-14.1 408 89.5 85.9-92.3
Regional City or Suburban County 494 45 8.5 6.0-11.9 449 91.5 88.1-94.0
Rural 1,212 115 10.0 7.9-12.5 1,097 90.0 87.5-92.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 928 74 8.3 6.4-10.7 854 91.7 89.3-93.6
Unemployed 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 879 107 12.6 10.1-15.7 772 87.4 84.3-89.9
Unable to Work 224 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 265 31 13.6 8.6-20.8 234 86.4 79.2-91.4
151% to 200% 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,269 117 8.7 7.1-10.7 1,152 91.3 89.3-92.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 445 43 10.1 6.8-14.8 402 89.9 85.2-93.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 867 81 9.6 7.3-12.5 786 90.4 87.5-92.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 848 82 9.7 7.6-12.2 766 90.3 87.8-92.4

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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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