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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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
Region 3 259 192 75.6 69.4-80.9 67 24.4 19.1-30.6
GENDER
Male 119 85 75.8 66.9-83.0 34 24.2 17.0-33.1
Female 140 107 75.4 66.2-82.7 33 24.6 17.3-33.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 206 160 78.0 71.0-83.8 46 22.0 16.2-29.0
Non-Hispanic Black 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 153 101 68.8 60.1-76.3 52 31.2 23.7-39.9
65+ 106 91 88.0 80.1-93.0 15 12.0 7.0-19.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 75 74.5 64.4-82.5 29 25.5 17.5-35.6
Some College + 155 117 76.7 68.8-83.1 38 23.3 16.9-31.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 127 87 71.0 61.3-79.1 40 29.0 20.9-38.7
$50,000+ 102 80 79.4 69.9-86.5 22 20.6 13.5-30.1

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+).

*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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