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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,652 1,313 34.2 32.3-36.1 2,339 65.8 63.9-67.7
-Piedmont NC 1,530 589 35.2 32.6-37.9 941 64.8 62.1-67.4
GENDER
Male 675 247 33.8 29.9-37.8 428 66.2 62.2-70.1
Female 855 342 36.4 32.9-40.1 513 63.6 59.9-67.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,146 466 37.2 34.2-40.4 680 62.8 59.6-65.8
Non-Hispanic Black 277 96 30.9 25.2-37.4 181 69.1 62.6-74.8
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 260 37 11.6 8.2-16.1 223 88.4 83.9-91.8
55-64 486 158 33.0 28.5-37.9 328 67.0 62.1-71.5
65-74 464 234 48.3 43.2-53.5 230 51.7 46.5-56.8
75+ 282 151 50.7 43.8-57.6 131 49.3 42.4-56.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 144 48 31.3 23.7-40.2 96 68.7 59.8-76.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 381 150 35.7 30.6-41.2 231 64.3 58.8-69.4
Some Post-H.S. 419 172 38.2 33.1-43.4 247 61.8 56.6-66.9
College Graduate 579 217 33.2 29.3-37.4 362 66.8 62.6-70.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 222 87 36.5 29.5-44.1 135 63.5 55.9-70.5
$25,000- 34,999 134 51 36.2 27.6-45.7 83 63.8 54.3-72.4
$35,000- 49,999 154 68 41.7 33.1-50.8 86 58.3 49.2-66.9
$50,000- 74,999 225 83 31.9 25.7-38.9 142 68.1 61.1-74.3
$75,000+ 404 133 28.7 24.3-33.6 271 71.3 66.4-75.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 433 186 38.1 33.0-43.4 247 61.9 56.6-67.0
No 975 370 34.4 31.2-37.8 605 65.6 62.2-68.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 489 207 39.8 34.9-44.9 282 60.2 55.1-65.1
No 1,031 376 33.0 29.9-36.2 655 67.0 63.8-70.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 262 111 40.6 34.2-47.3 151 59.4 52.7-65.8
Non-Veteran 1,265 477 34.2 31.3-37.1 788 65.8 62.9-68.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 754 285 35.8 32.1-39.6 469 64.2 60.4-67.9
Regional City or Suburban County 421 162 32.2 27.5-37.3 259 67.8 62.7-72.5
Rural 355 142 38.1 32.5-44.1 213 61.9 55.9-67.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 599 159 24.5 20.9-28.4 440 75.5 71.6-79.1
Unemployed 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 690 350 48.3 44.0-52.6 340 51.7 47.4-56.0
Unable to Work 137 51 36.2 27.6-45.8 86 63.8 54.2-72.4
Other not in Labor Force 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 207 75 33.3 26.4-40.9 132 66.7 59.1-73.6
151% to 200% 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 832 311 33.6 30.2-37.2 521 66.4 62.8-69.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 493 202 35.4 30.9-40.3 291 64.6 59.7-69.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 977 364 34.5 31.2-37.9 613 65.5 62.1-68.8

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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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