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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 year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 275 9.2 8.0-10.6 2,662 90.8 89.4-92.0
Regions 1 & 2 538 58 9.7 7.1-13.2 480 90.3 86.8-92.9
GENDER
Male 233 28 10.1 6.3-15.7 205 89.9 84.3-93.7
Female 305 30 9.4 6.1-14.2 275 90.6 85.8-93.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 487 53 10.0 7.2-13.7 434 90.0 86.3-92.8
Non-Hispanic Black 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 290 22 6.7 4.0-11.1 268 93.3 88.9-96.0
65+ 248 36 14.1 9.6-20.4 212 85.9 79.6-90.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 26 11.7 7.4-18.0 190 88.3 82.0-92.6
Some College + 322 32 8.1 5.3-12.2 290 91.9 87.8-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 280 36 10.2 6.8-15.1 244 89.8 84.9-93.2
$50,000+ 171 13 7.6 4.0-13.9 158 92.4 86.1-96.0

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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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