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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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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%)
North Carolina 3,528 617 17.6 16.1-19.2 390 11.0 9.8-12.3 944 26.9 25.1-28.7 704 19.1 17.6-20.7 873 25.4 23.6-27.3
-Non-Hispanic White 2,647 451 17.2 15.5-19.1 287 10.6 9.3-12.1 723 27.1 25.1-29.3 580 21.2 19.4-23.2 606 23.8 21.8-25.9
GENDER
Male 1,156 218 17.9 15.4-20.7 133 11.1 9.2-13.4 317 28.5 25.4-31.8 212 17.4 15.0-20.1 276 25.0 21.9-28.3
Female 1,491 233 16.6 14.4-19.1 154 10.1 8.4-12.2 406 25.9 23.3-28.7 368 24.6 22.0-27.3 330 22.8 20.2-25.5
AGE
50-54 366 71 19.9 15.6-25.1 34 8.9 6.1-12.8 66 18.5 14.2-23.6 30 7.9 5.4-11.5 165 44.8 38.9-50.8
55-64 853 130 15.2 12.5-18.4 98 11.5 9.2-14.4 207 24.6 21.2-28.2 206 24.8 21.4-28.5 212 23.9 20.5-27.7
65-74 898 177 19.8 16.8-23.3 104 11.9 9.7-14.7 288 33.8 30.1-37.7 193 21.5 18.4-24.9 136 12.9 10.5-15.7
75+ 515 69 13.5 10.4-17.3 49 8.2 5.9-11.2 162 31.7 26.9-36.9 147 28.4 23.9-33.3 88 18.2 14.3-22.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 30 14.8 9.8-21.7 *** *** *** 48 23.5 17.3-30.9 37 15.9 11.1-22.1 82 39.4 31.8-47.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 718 113 15.5 12.6-18.8 69 8.7 6.6-11.3 193 26.2 22.5-30.2 147 22.1 18.5-26.1 196 27.6 23.7-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 767 137 18.4 15.3-22.0 88 12.0 9.5-15.0 215 28.7 25.0-32.7 169 21.3 18.2-24.9 158 19.5 16.4-23.1
College Graduate 942 170 18.7 15.9-21.8 111 12.8 10.5-15.6 267 28.1 24.8-31.7 227 22.9 19.9-26.1 167 17.5 14.7-20.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 183 25 13.2 7.9-21.0 *** *** *** 44 22.0 15.1-31.0 26 12.6 7.9-19.6 73 44.5 35.0-54.4
$15,000- 24,999 368 55 17.1 12.5-22.8 40 10.0 6.9-14.3 84 23.0 18.0-28.9 76 19.3 15.0-24.4 113 30.6 25.0-37.0
$25,000- 34,999 232 29 13.2 8.7-19.5 22 7.1 4.4-11.3 67 29.9 23.2-37.5 51 19.2 13.9-26.0 63 30.6 23.4-38.9
$35,000- 49,999 333 61 17.8 13.5-23.2 41 13.4 9.5-18.5 99 28.1 22.7-34.3 72 20.8 16.1-26.5 60 19.9 14.6-26.4
$50,000- 74,999 381 56 13.2 9.7-17.6 44 10.2 7.3-14.1 122 30.9 25.6-36.8 95 27.2 22.1-33.0 64 18.5 14.1-23.8
$75,000+ 675 141 20.6 17.2-24.6 76 12.0 9.4-15.2 189 28.3 24.4-32.5 141 19.8 16.6-23.4 128 19.3 16.0-23.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 869 160 19.1 16.0-22.5 105 11.7 9.3-14.6 230 25.6 22.2-29.4 190 20.4 17.4-23.8 184 23.3 19.7-27.2
No 1,613 264 16.3 14.2-18.6 167 10.4 8.8-12.3 444 27.6 25.0-30.4 350 21.0 18.8-23.5 388 24.6 22.1-27.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 943 165 19.0 16.1-22.4 113 10.9 8.7-13.6 276 29.5 26.0-33.3 186 18.6 15.8-21.7 203 22.0 18.7-25.6
No 1,698 285 16.2 14.2-18.5 175 10.5 9.0-12.4 446 26.0 23.5-28.6 392 22.6 20.3-25.1 400 24.6 22.1-27.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 489 103 21.3 17.3-26.0 56 10.3 7.7-13.7 144 29.8 25.1-34.9 103 22.7 18.5-27.5 83 15.9 12.3-20.4
Non-Veteran 2,158 348 16.4 14.5-18.4 232 10.7 9.2-12.4 579 26.6 24.3-28.9 477 20.9 19.0-23.1 522 25.4 23.2-27.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 545 102 18.9 15.5-22.8 64 11.0 8.5-14.1 172 31.4 27.2-35.9 123 22.9 19.3-27.1 84 15.8 12.6-19.5
Regional City or Suburban County 615 106 17.3 14.1-21.2 57 8.2 6.0-11.1 173 29.0 24.9-33.5 143 21.9 18.3-25.9 136 23.6 19.6-28.0
Rural 1,488 243 16.2 14.0-18.8 167 11.9 9.9-14.1 378 23.5 20.9-26.3 314 19.9 17.5-22.4 386 28.5 25.5-31.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 957 158 16.1 13.5-19.1 103 10.8 8.7-13.3 225 23.3 20.3-26.7 197 20.5 17.6-23.7 274 29.2 25.8-32.9
Unemployed 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,297 223 17.0 14.7-19.6 140 10.3 8.6-12.4 408 32.5 29.4-35.7 323 25.1 22.3-28.0 203 15.1 12.9-17.7
Unable to Work 241 49 22.0 16.0-29.5 34 12.2 8.0-18.2 60 24.1 17.9-31.5 34 11.5 7.7-16.8 64 30.2 22.9-38.6
Other not in Labor Force 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 17.9 10.5-28.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 24.5 16.2-35.4 16 14.2 8.1-23.8 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 364 52 15.0 10.9-20.3 39 9.6 6.6-13.8 75 20.7 15.7-26.6 76 20.5 15.9-26.0 122 34.2 28.2-40.8
151% to 200% 187 28 14.4 9.4-21.4 17 7.3 4.2-12.4 55 31.1 23.6-39.7 33 13.5 9.0-19.8 54 33.7 25.5-43.0
More than 200% 1,468 261 17.4 15.2-19.8 170 11.8 10.0-13.9 436 29.2 26.5-32.1 333 22.6 20.2-25.2 268 19.0 16.6-21.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 529 86 14.8 11.4-19.0 66 14.4 10.9-18.8 127 22.2 18.1-27.0 119 22.1 17.9-26.9 131 26.4 21.6-32.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,075 176 16.6 13.9-19.6 107 10.3 8.2-12.9 296 25.1 22.0-28.4 217 20.1 17.3-23.2 279 27.9 24.5-31.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,044 189 18.4 15.9-21.3 115 9.8 8.1-11.9 300 30.2 27.0-33.5 244 21.9 19.2-24.8 196 19.6 17.0-22.7

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

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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