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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 513 16.7 15.1-18.4 2,424 83.3 81.6-84.9
Region 3 260 50 21.3 15.7-28.0 210 78.7 72.0-84.3
GENDER
Male 119 20 21.6 13.4-33.0 99 78.4 67.0-86.6
Female 141 30 20.9 14.4-29.3 111 79.1 70.7-85.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 207 43 23.4 17.0-31.3 164 76.6 68.7-83.0
Non-Hispanic Black 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 153 22 16.5 10.2-25.5 131 83.5 74.5-89.8
65+ 107 28 29.7 20.5-40.8 79 70.3 59.2-79.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 25 27.2 18.0-38.7 *** *** ***
Some College + 155 25 15.3 10.3-22.2 130 84.7 77.8-89.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 124 26 23.9 15.7-34.7 98 76.1 65.3-84.3
$50,000+ 103 18 18.1 11.4-27.5 85 81.9 72.5-88.6

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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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