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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 blood stool test using a home kit?*

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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 3,510 338 9.4 8.3-10.7 159 4.4 3.7- 5.2 260 7.1 6.1- 8.2 469 12.3 11.0-13.6 2,284 66.9 65.0-68.7
-Piedmont NC 1,455 148 9.6 8.0-11.4 70 4.4 3.4- 5.7 117 7.1 5.8- 8.7 208 12.9 11.1-14.9 912 66.0 63.2-68.6
GENDER
Male 642 68 10.6 8.2-13.7 32 4.7 3.3- 6.8 47 6.2 4.5- 8.5 83 11.5 9.1-14.4 412 67.0 62.8-70.9
Female 813 80 8.7 6.8-11.0 38 4.2 3.0- 6.0 70 7.9 6.0-10.2 125 14.1 11.7-17.0 500 65.1 61.3-68.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,096 108 9.6 7.8-11.8 52 4.3 3.1- 5.7 89 7.6 6.0- 9.5 177 14.0 11.9-16.3 670 64.6 61.4-67.7
Non-Hispanic Black 268 33 10.1 6.8-14.6 16 5.6 3.3- 9.4 19 5.3 3.3- 8.6 25 10.6 6.9-16.0 175 68.4 61.7-74.3
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 258 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 223 88.9 84.4-92.2
55-64 479 47 10.0 7.3-13.5 *** *** *** 38 8.3 5.9-11.6 53 11.2 8.4-14.7 328 67.9 63.0-72.4
65-74 451 54 12.4 9.3-16.4 31 7.3 5.0-10.5 48 9.0 6.6-12.2 88 18.0 14.4-22.1 230 53.3 48.1-58.5
75+ 267 34 11.4 7.8-16.4 20 7.1 4.4-11.4 27 9.1 6.1-13.5 55 20.4 15.3-26.6 131 52.0 44.9-59.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 16 10.6 6.2-17.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 10.1 5.8-16.9 96 69.7 60.8-77.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 357 35 8.8 6.1-12.4 21 5.2 3.3- 8.3 27 6.0 3.9- 8.9 51 14.2 10.6-18.8 223 65.8 60.2-71.0
Some Post-H.S. 398 43 10.5 7.6-14.3 23 5.8 3.7- 8.8 48 10.8 7.9-14.6 46 10.4 7.6-14.0 238 62.6 57.2-67.7
College Graduate 554 52 8.0 5.9-10.6 21 3.2 2.0- 4.9 32 4.8 3.3- 7.0 96 15.8 12.9-19.3 353 68.2 64.0-72.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 215 24 10.6 6.8-16.0 *** *** *** 24 10.9 6.7-17.2 28 11.2 7.3-16.9 132 63.5 55.8-70.6
$25,000- 34,999 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 11.3 6.6-18.8 15 11.2 6.4-18.7 79 63.0 53.2-71.9
$35,000- 49,999 143 16 10.7 6.1-18.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 13.6 8.6-20.9 82 59.9 50.4-68.6
$50,000- 74,999 219 20 8.5 5.3-13.4 *** *** *** 15 4.9 2.8- 8.4 31 12.0 8.1-17.5 140 69.2 62.2-75.4
$75,000+ 395 37 7.9 5.5-11.1 *** *** *** 20 4.7 2.9- 7.4 57 12.5 9.5-16.2 270 72.6 67.7-77.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 418 48 9.2 6.6-12.7 19 3.8 2.3- 6.2 48 10.6 7.7-14.4 59 13.1 10.0-17.0 244 63.3 58.0-68.4
No 922 95 10.2 8.2-12.7 43 4.3 3.1- 5.9 66 6.2 4.7- 8.1 134 12.5 10.4-15.0 584 66.8 63.3-70.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 469 51 9.6 7.0-13.0 25 5.2 3.4- 7.9 47 9.0 6.5-12.3 68 14.3 11.0-18.2 278 62.0 56.8-66.9
No 978 96 9.5 7.6-11.7 45 4.2 3.0- 5.7 68 6.2 4.7- 8.0 139 12.4 10.3-14.8 630 67.9 64.6-71.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 250 35 14.0 9.9-19.5 13 5.2 2.9- 9.2 21 7.4 4.7-11.5 33 12.8 8.9-18.1 148 60.5 53.7-67.0
Non-Veteran 1,203 113 8.7 7.1-10.7 57 4.3 3.2- 5.7 96 7.1 5.6- 8.8 174 12.9 11.0-15.1 763 67.0 64.0-69.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 716 81 10.8 8.5-13.6 32 4.4 3.1- 6.3 53 6.2 4.6- 8.3 97 13.4 10.8-16.4 453 65.2 61.2-68.9
Regional City or Suburban County 400 32 7.2 4.9-10.6 25 4.8 3.0- 7.4 34 6.8 4.6- 9.9 59 12.1 9.2-15.8 250 69.1 64.0-73.8
Rural 339 35 10.2 7.0-14.5 13 4.1 2.2- 7.3 30 9.4 6.4-13.8 52 12.9 9.5-17.4 209 63.4 57.3-69.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 575 45 7.3 5.3-10.1 14 1.9 1.0- 3.3 36 6.0 4.2- 8.6 54 8.6 6.5-11.3 426 76.2 72.2-79.8
Unemployed 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 655 85 12.8 10.2-16.1 46 7.5 5.5-10.1 57 7.2 5.4- 9.5 134 19.3 16.1-22.9 333 53.3 48.8-57.6
Unable to Work 130 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 11.7 6.9-19.1 12 10.2 5.6-17.9 85 66.5 56.7-75.1
Other not in Labor Force 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 197 23 11.7 7.5-17.7 *** *** *** 23 10.6 6.6-16.6 20 9.1 5.5-14.7 125 65.8 57.9-72.9
151% to 200% 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 808 78 8.6 6.8-11.0 38 4.5 3.2- 6.3 55 5.9 4.4- 7.9 121 13.1 10.9-15.8 516 67.8 64.2-71.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 463 42 8.3 5.9-11.6 24 4.0 2.6- 6.1 48 9.2 6.7-12.5 68 12.2 9.4-15.6 281 66.3 61.4-70.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 932 95 9.6 7.6-11.9 44 4.7 3.4- 6.4 66 6.0 4.5- 7.8 133 13.3 11.1-15.9 594 66.5 63.0-69.8

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the 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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