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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 year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 275 9.2 8.0-10.6 2,662 90.8 89.4-92.0
-Piedmont NC 1,215 119 9.2 7.5-11.2 1,096 90.8 88.8-92.5
GENDER
Male 546 53 10.0 7.5-13.3 493 90.0 86.7-92.5
Female 669 66 8.5 6.4-11.1 603 91.5 88.9-93.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 893 87 9.6 7.6-12.0 806 90.4 88.0-92.4
Non-Hispanic Black 239 26 8.5 5.4-13.0 213 91.5 87.0-94.6
Other 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 258 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 479 47 10.0 7.3-13.5 432 90.0 86.5-92.7
65-75 478 59 12.2 9.2-16.0 419 87.8 84.0-90.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 12 12.5 6.8-21.8 85 87.5 78.2-93.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 291 30 8.9 6.0-13.0 261 91.1 87.0-94.0
Some Post-H.S. 335 35 9.7 6.7-13.8 300 90.3 86.2-93.3
College Graduate 490 41 7.2 5.2- 9.9 449 92.8 90.1-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 165 20 11.3 7.0-17.8 145 88.7 82.2-93.0
$25,000- 34,999 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 193 15 7.2 4.2-12.2 178 92.8 87.8-95.8
$75,000+ 367 32 7.5 5.1-10.9 335 92.5 89.1-94.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 325 35 9.1 6.2-13.2 290 90.9 86.8-93.8
No 785 79 9.6 7.6-12.2 706 90.4 87.8-92.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 355 39 10.1 7.0-14.3 316 89.9 85.7-93.0
No 854 80 8.9 7.0-11.3 774 91.1 88.7-93.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 189 26 13.7 9.2-20.0 163 86.3 80.0-90.8
Non-Veteran 1,024 93 8.4 6.7-10.6 931 91.6 89.4-93.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 612 66 10.2 7.8-13.2 546 89.8 86.8-92.2
Regional City or Suburban County 325 26 7.6 4.9-11.6 299 92.4 88.4-95.1
Rural 278 27 9.1 5.9-13.7 251 90.9 86.3-94.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 564 42 7.0 5.0- 9.7 522 93.0 90.3-95.0
Unemployed 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 439 59 13.5 10.2-17.7 380 86.5 82.3-89.8
Unable to Work 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 149 19 12.8 7.8-20.2 130 87.2 79.8-92.2
151% to 200% 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 714 66 8.2 6.3-10.6 648 91.8 89.4-93.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 385 32 7.9 5.4-11.6 353 92.1 88.4-94.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 779 78 9.4 7.3-12.0 701 90.6 88.0-92.7

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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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