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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 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
Regions 1 & 2 682 486 70.5 65.8-74.7 196 29.5 25.3-34.2
GENDER
Male 281 198 70.7 63.0-77.3 83 29.3 22.7-37.0
Female 401 288 70.3 64.4-75.6 113 29.7 24.4-35.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 617 453 72.3 67.4-76.7 164 27.7 23.3-32.6
Non-Hispanic Black 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 296 181 59.0 51.5-66.2 115 41.0 33.8-48.5
65+ 373 296 81.5 76.4-85.7 77 18.5 14.3-23.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 278 176 65.3 58.1-71.9 102 34.7 28.1-41.9
Some College + 404 310 75.0 68.7-80.4 94 25.0 19.6-31.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 355 247 71.3 65.1-76.8 108 28.7 23.2-34.9
$50,000+ 196 148 69.1 59.1-77.6 48 30.9 22.4-40.9

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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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