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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,652 1,313 34.2 32.3-36.1 2,339 65.8 63.9-67.7
-Non-Hispanic White 2,718 1,027 36.1 34.0-38.3 1,691 63.9 61.7-66.0
GENDER
Male 1,179 415 33.4 30.2-36.6 764 66.6 63.4-69.8
Female 1,539 612 38.5 35.5-41.5 927 61.5 58.5-64.5
AGE
50-54 366 61 14.9 11.4-19.4 305 85.1 80.6-88.6
55-64 854 258 32.7 28.9-36.8 596 67.3 63.2-71.1
65-74 915 411 45.0 41.1-48.9 504 55.0 51.1-58.9
75+ 549 285 49.9 44.8-55.0 264 50.1 45.0-55.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 72 30.7 24.2-38.1 160 69.3 61.9-75.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 734 282 36.8 32.8-41.1 452 63.2 58.9-67.2
Some Post-H.S. 785 300 38.1 34.2-42.2 485 61.9 57.8-65.8
College Graduate 962 368 34.9 31.5-38.5 594 65.1 61.5-68.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 186 69 33.4 25.3-42.7 117 66.6 57.3-74.7
$15,000- 24,999 376 150 42.1 35.9-48.5 226 57.9 51.5-64.1
$25,000- 34,999 236 91 36.2 29.2-43.9 145 63.8 56.1-70.8
$35,000- 49,999 339 134 37.7 31.8-44.1 205 62.3 55.9-68.2
$50,000- 74,999 387 139 33.0 27.7-38.7 248 67.0 61.3-72.3
$75,000+ 679 235 30.9 27.1-35.1 444 69.1 64.9-72.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 892 342 36.7 32.9-40.7 550 63.3 59.3-67.1
No 1,660 631 36.0 33.3-38.8 1,029 64.0 61.2-66.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 962 375 38.7 35.0-42.6 587 61.3 57.4-65.0
No 1,748 648 34.7 32.1-37.4 1,100 65.3 62.6-67.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 502 200 39.8 34.8-45.0 302 60.2 55.0-65.2
Non-Veteran 2,216 826 35.3 32.9-37.7 1,390 64.7 62.3-67.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 562 223 38.3 34.0-42.8 339 61.7 57.2-66.0
Regional City or Suburban County 630 245 34.5 30.3-38.9 385 65.5 61.1-69.7
Rural 1,527 559 35.8 32.8-38.9 968 64.2 61.1-67.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 971 270 26.4 23.3-29.8 701 73.6 70.2-76.7
Unemployed 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,338 622 45.6 42.4-48.9 716 54.4 51.1-57.6
Unable to Work 248 82 36.1 28.7-44.3 166 63.9 55.7-71.3
Other not in Labor Force 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 373 143 38.1 32.0-44.6 230 61.9 55.4-68.0
151% to 200% 191 78 39.1 31.0-47.8 113 60.9 52.2-69.0
More than 200% 1,485 547 34.0 31.2-36.8 938 66.0 63.2-68.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 547 209 38.6 33.5-44.1 338 61.4 55.9-66.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,099 409 34.6 31.2-38.1 690 65.4 61.9-68.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,073 409 36.6 33.4-40.0 664 63.4 60.0-66.6

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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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