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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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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 3,528 617 17.6 16.1-19.2 390 11.0 9.8-12.3 944 26.9 25.1-28.7 704 19.1 17.6-20.7 873 25.4 23.6-27.3
-Piedmont NC 1,475 250 17.0 14.9-19.3 154 10.1 8.5-12.0 423 28.8 26.3-31.5 314 19.8 17.7-22.2 334 24.3 21.7-26.9
GENDER
Male 652 113 16.8 13.9-20.3 67 9.4 7.3-12.1 191 29.7 25.9-33.8 113 15.6 12.8-18.8 168 28.4 24.5-32.7
Female 823 137 17.1 14.3-20.4 87 10.7 8.5-13.4 232 28.0 24.6-31.7 201 23.5 20.4-26.9 166 20.6 17.6-24.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,119 194 17.5 15.1-20.2 114 9.6 7.8-11.6 329 28.9 26.0-32.0 260 21.8 19.3-24.6 222 22.2 19.4-25.3
Non-Hispanic Black 265 41 15.4 11.0-21.2 34 13.5 9.3-19.3 78 30.7 24.6-37.6 40 12.9 9.2-17.8 72 27.5 21.5-34.4
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 261 43 16.6 12.2-22.3 26 9.5 6.3-14.2 44 19.0 14.2-25.0 24 8.3 5.4-12.6 124 46.5 39.8-53.3
55-64 484 79 16.8 13.4-21.0 46 9.2 6.7-12.5 128 27.7 23.5-32.4 121 23.6 19.7-28.0 110 22.7 18.7-27.2
65-74 456 81 18.7 14.9-23.3 59 12.8 9.8-16.5 147 33.3 28.5-38.4 109 22.8 18.8-27.4 60 12.4 9.4-16.3
75+ 263 45 15.1 10.9-20.4 20 8.1 4.8-13.6 101 36.7 30.1-43.8 58 21.8 16.5-28.2 39 18.3 12.9-25.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 135 14 12.4 7.2-20.4 *** *** *** 35 25.7 18.3-34.7 14 11.5 6.8-18.8 61 42.2 33.1-51.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 366 61 16.0 12.4-20.5 29 7.7 5.2-11.3 99 26.8 22.0-32.1 78 20.8 16.5-25.9 99 28.7 23.7-34.4
Some Post-H.S. 404 70 18.8 14.8-23.7 39 10.2 7.3-14.0 128 32.0 27.1-37.4 86 19.6 15.7-24.2 81 19.3 15.4-24.0
College Graduate 567 104 18.1 14.9-21.8 75 13.0 10.3-16.4 161 29.2 25.2-33.4 136 23.1 19.6-27.1 91 16.6 13.4-20.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 24.8 16.3-35.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 216 30 15.9 10.8-22.8 21 9.4 5.9-14.8 45 22.1 16.0-29.8 48 19.5 14.3-25.8 72 33.1 26.2-40.7
$25,000- 34,999 129 19 15.2 9.5-23.5 14 8.7 4.9-15.0 38 29.6 21.5-39.3 23 15.7 9.7-24.3 35 30.8 22.1-41.0
$35,000- 49,999 149 25 16.2 10.7-23.9 19 11.0 6.7-17.6 43 28.0 20.7-36.8 35 22.4 15.7-30.8 27 22.4 14.8-32.4
$50,000- 74,999 221 35 15.0 10.6-21.0 18 6.7 4.0-11.1 68 32.2 25.6-39.5 65 28.8 22.6-35.9 35 17.3 12.3-23.6
$75,000+ 402 81 20.0 16.0-24.7 51 13.3 10.0-17.4 120 30.0 25.3-35.2 83 19.0 15.3-23.5 67 17.7 13.8-22.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 418 72 18.2 14.2-23.1 45 9.6 6.9-13.3 118 29.4 24.5-34.7 93 19.5 15.7-24.0 90 23.2 18.6-28.6
No 942 159 16.5 14.0-19.3 99 10.6 8.5-13.0 272 28.5 25.4-31.9 196 19.4 16.7-22.3 216 25.1 22.0-28.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 475 87 18.7 15.0-23.1 49 10.1 7.4-13.6 146 30.9 26.3-35.9 90 16.7 13.3-20.7 103 23.7 19.3-28.8
No 992 161 16.1 13.7-18.9 104 10.2 8.3-12.5 276 28.1 25.0-31.3 223 21.3 18.6-24.2 228 24.4 21.4-27.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 254 56 22.2 17.0-28.3 25 9.5 6.2-14.5 77 30.1 24.2-36.7 54 21.0 16.0-27.0 42 17.2 12.4-23.4
Non-Veteran 1,219 193 15.9 13.7-18.4 129 10.2 8.5-12.3 346 28.6 25.8-31.6 260 19.6 17.2-22.2 291 25.6 22.8-28.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 716 119 16.9 14.1-20.2 88 11.5 9.2-14.2 216 30.2 26.5-34.1 141 19.5 16.5-23.0 152 21.8 18.5-25.6
Regional City or Suburban County 410 69 17.0 13.2-21.5 35 8.1 5.5-11.7 116 29.3 24.5-34.7 95 21.3 17.3-26.1 95 24.3 19.7-29.5
Rural 349 62 17.2 12.9-22.4 31 10.0 6.8-14.6 91 25.3 20.5-30.8 78 18.3 14.4-22.9 87 29.3 23.8-35.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 583 90 15.1 12.2-18.7 63 10.0 7.7-12.9 143 25.8 22.0-29.9 127 20.8 17.4-24.6 160 28.3 24.3-32.7
Unemployed 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 666 114 16.4 13.5-19.8 69 10.4 8.0-13.5 227 33.7 29.7-38.0 160 23.3 19.8-27.1 96 16.2 13.1-20.0
Unable to Work 131 26 23.9 16.1-34.0 14 9.9 5.6-17.1 33 28.1 19.9-38.1 16 7.7 4.5-12.9 42 30.4 21.9-40.4
Other not in Labor Force 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 197 26 15.1 10.1-22.1 20 9.3 5.8-14.6 45 24.2 17.6-32.2 42 19.4 13.9-26.5 64 32.0 25.0-39.9
151% to 200% 101 14 14.1 8.1-23.4 *** *** *** 26 25.8 17.2-36.9 17 14.0 8.0-23.3 *** *** ***
More than 200% 820 145 17.4 14.7-20.5 94 11.2 9.0-13.7 247 30.4 27.0-34.1 196 22.5 19.5-25.8 138 18.5 15.6-21.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 479 82 17.6 13.9-22.0 44 10.2 7.3-14.0 130 25.9 21.7-30.5 106 20.6 16.8-24.9 117 25.9 21.5-30.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 936 157 16.8 14.3-19.6 107 10.4 8.5-12.7 280 30.6 27.3-34.0 189 18.9 16.3-21.8 203 23.3 20.2-26.7

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed 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.

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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