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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 513 16.7 15.1-18.4 2,424 83.3 81.6-84.9
-Piedmont NC 1,215 223 16.7 14.6-19.2 992 83.3 80.8-85.4
GENDER
Male 546 100 17.5 14.3-21.3 446 82.5 78.7-85.7
Female 669 123 16.0 13.2-19.3 546 84.0 80.7-86.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 893 160 16.9 14.3-19.8 733 83.1 80.2-85.7
Non-Hispanic Black 239 51 17.4 12.9-23.1 188 82.6 76.9-87.1
Other 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 258 21 6.5 4.0-10.3 237 93.5 89.7-96.0
55-64 479 78 16.1 12.8-20.2 401 83.9 79.8-87.2
65-75 478 124 25.5 21.3-30.1 354 74.5 69.9-78.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 17 17.2 10.5-26.8 80 82.8 73.2-89.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 291 57 16.4 12.5-21.4 234 83.6 78.6-87.5
Some Post-H.S. 335 75 21.0 16.7-26.2 260 79.0 73.8-83.3
College Graduate 490 73 12.3 9.6-15.5 417 87.7 84.5-90.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 165 33 18.4 12.8-25.7 132 81.6 74.3-87.2
$25,000- 34,999 105 21 21.0 13.5-31.1 84 79.0 68.9-86.5
$35,000- 49,999 113 29 25.8 17.6-36.1 84 74.2 63.9-82.4
$50,000- 74,999 193 33 15.1 10.5-21.2 160 84.9 78.8-89.5
$75,000+ 367 46 10.5 7.7-14.2 321 89.5 85.8-92.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 325 70 18.3 14.1-23.4 255 81.7 76.6-85.9
No 785 140 16.4 13.7-19.4 645 83.6 80.6-86.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 355 75 19.2 15.0-24.3 280 80.8 75.7-85.0
No 854 147 15.8 13.3-18.7 707 84.2 81.3-86.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 189 42 21.1 15.5-28.1 147 78.9 71.9-84.5
Non-Veteran 1,024 181 16.0 13.7-18.6 843 84.0 81.4-86.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 612 110 16.8 13.8-20.2 502 83.2 79.8-86.2
Regional City or Suburban County 325 62 15.9 12.1-20.6 263 84.1 79.4-87.9
Rural 278 51 17.8 13.3-23.5 227 82.2 76.5-86.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 564 71 11.0 8.5-14.1 493 89.0 85.9-91.5
Unemployed 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 439 112 25.2 20.9-30.1 327 74.8 69.9-79.1
Unable to Work 127 25 18.2 11.9-26.9 102 81.8 73.1-88.1
Other not in Labor Force 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 149 32 19.3 13.3-27.3 117 80.7 72.7-86.7
151% to 200% 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 714 119 15.1 12.5-18.2 595 84.9 81.8-87.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 385 76 17.1 13.4-21.5 309 82.9 78.5-86.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 779 135 16.0 13.4-19.1 644 84.0 80.9-86.6

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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.

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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