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

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,652 1,313 34.2 32.3-36.1 2,339 65.8 63.9-67.7
Regions 1 & 2 684 276 37.8 33.3-42.5 408 62.2 57.5-66.7
GENDER
Male 282 113 33.6 27.1-40.8 169 66.4 59.2-72.9
Female 402 163 41.3 35.3-47.4 239 58.7 52.6-64.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 619 260 39.9 35.1-44.8 359 60.1 55.2-64.9
Non-Hispanic Black 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 295 84 26.0 20.2-32.8 211 74.0 67.2-79.8
65+ 374 189 50.4 44.1-56.8 185 49.6 43.2-55.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 280 104 37.1 30.3-44.5 176 62.9 55.5-69.7
Some College + 404 172 38.3 32.5-44.5 232 61.7 55.5-67.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 358 147 40.9 34.5-47.6 211 59.1 52.4-65.5
$50,000+ 196 76 30.8 23.6-39.2 120 69.2 60.8-76.4

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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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