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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy in the past 10 years.
(CDC calculated variable. )

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,877 1,993 69.5 67.4-71.6 884 30.5 28.4-32.6
-Piedmont NC 1,195 850 70.4 67.4-73.4 345 29.6 26.6-32.6
GENDER
Male 537 365 66.1 61.3-70.6 172 33.9 29.4-38.7
Female 658 485 74.3 70.3-77.9 173 25.7 22.1-29.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 886 655 72.3 68.8-75.6 231 27.7 24.4-31.2
Non-Hispanic Black 231 155 68.1 60.8-74.6 76 31.9 25.4-39.2
Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 254 127 51.1 44.2-57.9 127 48.9 42.1-55.8
55-64 473 341 72.6 67.9-76.9 132 27.4 23.1-32.1
65-75 468 382 82.5 78.3-86.1 86 17.5 13.9-21.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 289 188 63.6 57.0-69.7 101 36.4 30.3-43.0
Some Post-H.S. 329 239 74.9 69.5-79.7 90 25.1 20.3-30.5
College Graduate 483 378 78.3 73.9-82.1 105 21.7 17.9-26.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 166 94 56.5 47.6-64.9 72 43.5 35.1-52.4
$25,000- 34,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 115 *** *** *** 27 27.0 18.0-38.5
$50,000- 74,999 188 137 72.9 65.4-79.3 51 27.1 20.7-34.6
$75,000+ 362 285 78.1 73.0-82.5 77 21.9 17.5-27.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 317 226 72.7 66.7-78.0 91 27.3 22.0-33.3
No 776 553 69.3 65.4-73.0 223 30.7 27.0-34.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 350 253 73.0 67.2-78.2 97 27.0 21.8-32.8
No 840 594 69.5 65.8-73.0 246 30.5 27.0-34.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 186 144 77.5 69.9-83.6 42 22.5 16.4-30.1
Non-Veteran 1,008 706 69.3 65.9-72.5 302 30.7 27.5-34.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 597 435 72.8 68.6-76.6 162 27.2 23.4-31.4
Regional City or Suburban County 322 232 72.3 66.3-77.6 90 27.7 22.4-33.7
Rural 276 183 62.7 55.7-69.2 93 37.3 30.8-44.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 562 387 67.9 63.3-72.1 175 32.1 27.9-36.7
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 430 340 79.2 74.5-83.3 90 20.8 16.7-25.5
Unable to Work 121 78 66.2 55.6-75.4 43 33.8 24.6-44.4
Other not in Labor Force 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 150 93 62.0 52.8-70.5 57 38.0 29.5-47.2
151% to 200% 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 703 537 75.6 71.8-79.1 166 24.4 20.9-28.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 379 263 68.1 62.3-73.3 116 31.9 26.7-37.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 766 558 72.4 68.6-75.9 208 27.6 24.1-31.4

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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