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

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,528 617 17.6 16.1-19.2 390 11.0 9.8-12.3 944 26.9 25.1-28.7 704 19.1 17.6-20.7 873 25.4 23.6-27.3
Regions 1 & 2 662 98 13.8 10.9-17.4 78 12.8 9.8-16.5 151 22.6 18.6-27.1 141 20.7 17.1-24.9 194 30.1 25.7-34.9
GENDER
Male 272 45 14.8 10.4-20.7 35 13.1 8.9-18.9 57 22.6 16.4-30.3 54 20.2 14.5-27.3 81 29.3 22.6-37.1
Female 390 53 13.0 9.4-17.8 43 12.5 8.5-17.8 94 22.6 17.9-28.1 87 21.2 16.8-26.4 113 30.8 25.3-36.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 600 92 14.4 11.3-18.2 68 12.5 9.4-16.5 143 22.9 19.0-27.3 133 21.7 17.9-26.0 164 28.5 24.0-33.5
Non-Hispanic Black 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 295 41 14.3 9.9-20.2 33 11.6 7.7-17.2 55 18.0 12.9-24.6 51 15.0 10.6-20.8 115 41.1 34.0-48.7
65+ 361 56 13.5 9.9-18.1 44 13.8 9.6-19.3 96 28.3 22.7-34.8 88 25.3 20.3-31.0 77 19.1 14.8-24.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 271 39 13.2 9.1-18.7 31 11.1 7.3-16.5 55 22.1 16.1-29.6 47 19.4 13.9-26.4 99 34.3 27.6-41.6
Some College + 391 59 14.4 10.5-19.4 47 14.2 10.0-19.8 96 23.0 18.2-28.7 94 21.9 17.4-27.2 95 26.5 20.9-33.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 349 51 14.2 10.2-19.4 42 12.9 8.7-18.5 78 22.0 16.9-28.1 71 22.0 16.7-28.3 107 29.0 23.4-35.3
$50,000+ 192 33 11.8 7.7-17.5 17 9.1 5.0-15.9 53 28.8 20.6-38.7 40 18.5 12.7-26.2 49 31.8 23.2-41.9

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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