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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 blood stool test using a home kit?*

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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 3,510 338 9.4 8.3-10.7 159 4.4 3.7- 5.2 260 7.1 6.1- 8.2 469 12.3 11.0-13.6 2,284 66.9 65.0-68.7
-Non-Hispanic White 2,625 255 9.7 8.4-11.2 117 4.3 3.5- 5.3 200 7.4 6.3- 8.7 385 13.1 11.7-14.7 1,668 65.4 63.2-67.6
GENDER
Male 1,145 120 11.2 9.1-13.8 49 3.9 2.8- 5.3 84 6.4 5.0- 8.3 138 10.8 8.9-12.9 754 67.7 64.4-70.9
Female 1,480 135 8.4 6.8-10.3 68 4.7 3.5- 6.1 116 8.3 6.7-10.2 247 15.2 13.1-17.5 914 63.5 60.4-66.4
AGE
50-54 364 18 4.6 2.7- 7.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 5.1 3.1- 8.2 305 85.5 81.0-89.0
55-64 841 69 10.0 7.6-13.2 26 3.1 2.0- 5.0 56 7.8 5.7-10.5 94 10.4 8.2-13.1 596 68.6 64.5-72.4
65-74 898 108 12.4 9.9-15.4 50 5.8 4.2- 7.9 79 8.4 6.5-10.7 157 17.1 14.4-20.2 504 56.3 52.3-60.2
75+ 523 60 10.3 7.6-13.8 32 6.6 4.5- 9.6 53 10.0 7.4-13.4 114 20.3 16.4-24.8 264 52.8 47.6-58.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 224 21 10.7 6.6-17.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 8.6 5.4-13.6 159 71.2 63.7-77.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 702 78 10.7 8.2-13.8 35 4.4 3.0- 6.5 51 6.4 4.6- 8.7 92 13.0 10.3-16.3 446 65.5 61.2-69.6
Some Post-H.S. 761 69 8.8 6.7-11.6 39 5.5 3.8- 7.7 68 10.3 8.0-13.3 104 12.2 9.8-15.2 481 63.2 59.0-67.1
College Graduate 934 85 8.6 6.7-10.9 35 3.4 2.4- 4.8 67 5.7 4.3- 7.6 165 16.4 13.8-19.3 582 65.9 62.3-69.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 182 22 11.4 6.4-19.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 10.0 5.8-16.6 117 67.6 58.2-75.8
$15,000- 24,999 365 36 11.6 7.6-17.2 16 4.2 2.3- 7.5 32 9.7 6.2-14.8 57 15.2 11.2-20.3 224 59.3 52.7-65.6
$25,000- 34,999 230 23 8.1 4.8-13.2 *** *** *** 23 11.0 7.0-17.0 28 10.6 7.0-15.9 143 64.8 57.0-71.8
$35,000- 49,999 325 35 9.8 6.6-14.4 17 5.6 3.3- 9.5 27 8.6 5.6-12.8 44 11.2 7.9-15.6 202 64.8 58.4-70.8
$50,000- 74,999 383 34 8.4 5.7-12.1 18 5.0 2.9- 8.3 26 5.4 3.5- 8.4 57 13.2 9.7-17.7 248 68.0 62.3-73.2
$75,000+ 669 60 8.3 6.2-11.1 21 2.8 1.8- 4.5 47 6.2 4.4- 8.6 98 12.7 10.2-15.7 443 70.0 65.9-73.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 864 80 8.9 6.7-11.8 42 4.2 3.0- 6.0 67 8.4 6.3-11.1 129 13.6 11.1-16.5 546 64.9 60.8-68.7
No 1,599 167 10.6 8.9-12.6 65 4.0 3.0- 5.3 126 7.4 6.0- 9.0 229 12.4 10.7-14.4 1,012 65.6 62.8-68.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 928 83 8.9 6.8-11.5 45 4.5 3.2- 6.4 76 8.4 6.4-10.9 141 15.0 12.4-18.0 583 63.2 59.3-67.0
No 1,691 171 10.1 8.4-12.0 72 4.2 3.2- 5.5 122 6.8 5.5- 8.4 244 12.2 10.6-14.1 1,082 66.7 63.9-69.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 485 68 14.0 10.7-18.2 22 3.8 2.3- 6.1 36 8.2 5.7-11.6 61 12.7 9.5-16.7 298 61.3 56.0-66.4
Non-Veteran 2,140 187 8.8 7.4-10.5 95 4.4 3.5- 5.5 164 7.3 6.0- 8.7 323 13.2 11.6-14.9 1,371 66.4 63.9-68.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 538 55 10.6 8.0-13.9 23 4.3 2.8- 6.6 41 7.0 5.0- 9.7 84 14.8 11.9-18.4 335 63.3 58.7-67.7
Regional City or Suburban County 607 56 8.3 6.1-11.2 37 4.7 3.2- 6.8 59 8.0 5.9-10.7 78 11.8 9.3-14.9 377 67.2 62.8-71.3
Rural 1,481 144 10.1 8.1-12.4 57 4.1 3.0- 5.5 100 7.4 5.8- 9.3 223 12.9 11.0-15.1 957 65.6 62.4-68.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 950 78 8.6 6.7-11.0 26 2.3 1.5- 3.6 63 6.5 4.8- 8.7 91 8.2 6.5-10.3 692 74.4 71.0-77.5
Unemployed 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,287 149 11.6 9.6-14.0 77 6.5 5.0- 8.3 102 7.4 5.9- 9.2 249 18.3 15.9-20.9 710 56.3 52.9-59.5
Unable to Work 237 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 10.8 6.7-17.0 24 10.1 6.1-16.3 165 67.1 58.6-74.5
Other not in Labor Force 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 14.1 7.7-24.3 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 361 41 12.2 8.2-17.7 19 3.8 2.1- 6.6 29 8.6 5.5-13.2 45 12.5 8.8-17.4 227 63.0 56.4-69.2
151% to 200% 189 20 8.1 4.8-13.2 *** *** *** 18 9.9 5.5-17.3 27 12.4 8.1-18.7 113 61.8 53.1-69.9
More than 200% 1,455 136 8.7 7.1-10.5 61 4.2 3.1- 5.5 109 6.9 5.6- 8.6 216 12.9 11.1-15.0 933 67.3 64.4-70.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 533 51 9.7 6.7-13.7 23 5.4 3.2- 8.8 37 7.4 5.1-10.9 86 14.4 11.1-18.3 336 63.1 57.7-68.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,062 102 9.7 7.6-12.3 45 3.6 2.6- 5.0 83 7.6 5.8- 9.9 152 12.1 10.0-14.5 680 67.0 63.4-70.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,031 102 9.7 7.8-12.0 49 4.6 3.3- 6.2 80 7.3 5.7- 9.2 147 13.6 11.4-16.1 653 64.9 61.5-68.1

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the 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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