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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 513 16.7 15.1-18.4 2,424 83.3 81.6-84.9
Regions 1 & 2 538 106 18.1 14.4-22.5 432 81.9 77.5-85.6
GENDER
Male 233 52 17.1 12.2-23.4 181 82.9 76.6-87.8
Female 305 54 19.1 14.0-25.4 251 80.9 74.6-86.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 487 97 18.5 14.6-23.1 390 81.5 76.9-85.4
Non-Hispanic Black 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 290 43 13.7 9.5-19.4 247 86.3 80.6-90.5
65+ 248 63 24.6 18.6-31.7 185 75.4 68.3-81.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 44 20.2 14.3-27.8 172 79.8 72.2-85.7
Some College + 322 62 16.4 12.2-21.7 260 83.6 78.3-87.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 280 59 18.6 13.6-25.0 221 81.4 75.0-86.4
$50,000+ 171 34 17.4 11.7-25.2 137 82.6 74.8-88.3

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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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