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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 10 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 who received one or more of the recommended colorectal cancer screening tests
within the recommended time interval.*

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-16.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,891 2,103 72.8 70.7-74.8 788 27.2 25.2-29.3
Region 10 304 228 73.4 67.5-78.6 76 26.6 21.4-32.5
GENDER
Male 139 99 69.7 60.7-77.4 40 30.3 22.6-39.3
Female 165 129 76.2 67.9-82.9 36 23.8 17.1-32.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 205 158 73.7 66.1-80.1 47 26.3 19.9-33.9
Non-Hispanic Black 77 59 78.8 67.7-86.8 18 21.2 13.2-32.3
Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 187 127 66.2 58.3-73.4 60 33.8 26.6-41.7
65+ 117 101 86.7 78.6-92.1 16 13.3 7.9-21.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 78 65.6 55.1-74.7 34 34.4 25.3-44.9
Some College + 192 150 79.1 72.2-84.6 42 20.9 15.4-27.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 149 105 67.6 58.6-75.5 44 32.4 24.5-41.4
$50,000+ 111 90 78.9 68.8-86.3 21 21.1 13.7-31.2

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+).

*The definition includes: 1) had a blood stool test in past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years AND
a blood stool test within the past 3 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

^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.

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