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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 10 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are exams in which a tube is inserted in the rectum
to view the bowel for signs of cancer or other health problems.

Have you ever had either of these exams?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,640 2,736 74.3 72.5-76.1 904 25.7 23.9-27.5
Region 10 359 283 76.3 70.9-81.0 76 23.7 19.0-29.1
GENDER
Male 159 120 74.3 66.2-81.0 39 25.7 19.0-33.8
Female 200 163 77.6 70.1-83.7 37 22.4 16.3-29.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 243 194 76.0 69.2-81.7 49 24.0 18.3-30.8
Non-Hispanic Black 89 71 80.5 69.9-88.0 18 19.5 12.0-30.1
Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 190 136 68.6 60.7-75.5 54 31.4 24.5-39.3
65+ 165 144 86.2 78.9-91.2 21 13.8 8.8-21.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 98 71.8 62.3-79.7 33 28.2 20.3-37.7
Some College + 227 184 79.3 72.7-84.7 43 20.7 15.3-27.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 176 134 73.9 65.8-80.6 42 26.1 19.4-34.2
$50,000+ 121 100 78.8 68.7-86.3 21 21.2 13.7-31.3

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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.

^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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