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

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Respondents age 50-75 who received one or more of the recommended colorectal cancer screening tests
within the recommended time interval.*

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-16.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,891 2,103 72.8 70.7-74.8 788 27.2 25.2-29.3
Regions 1 & 2 533 367 68.7 63.3-73.6 166 31.3 26.4-36.7
GENDER
Male 233 159 69.5 61.1-76.8 74 30.5 23.2-38.9
Female 300 208 67.8 60.8-74.1 92 32.2 25.9-39.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 482 339 69.9 64.3-75.0 143 30.1 25.0-35.7
Non-Hispanic Black 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 291 179 61.2 53.6-68.3 112 38.8 31.7-46.4
65+ 242 188 80.3 73.6-85.5 54 19.7 14.5-26.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 138 66.6 58.4-74.0 78 33.4 26.0-41.6
Some College + 317 229 70.4 63.0-76.8 88 29.6 23.2-37.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 275 183 67.6 60.2-74.1 92 32.4 25.9-39.8
$50,000+ 170 123 67.1 56.3-76.4 47 32.9 23.6-43.7

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*The definition includes: 1) had a blood stool test in past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years AND
a blood stool test within the past 3 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years.

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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