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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

A blood stool test is a test that may use a special kit at home to determine whether the stool contains blood.
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,652 1,313 34.2 32.3-36.1 2,339 65.8 63.9-67.7
Region 3 330 134 39.9 34.0-46.1 196 60.1 53.9-66.0
GENDER
Male 139 48 35.6 26.9-45.5 91 64.4 54.5-73.1
Female 191 86 43.4 35.7-51.5 105 56.6 48.5-64.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 269 118 42.9 36.3-49.8 151 57.1 50.2-63.7
Non-Hispanic Black 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 156 45 31.1 23.1-40.5 111 68.9 59.5-76.9
65+ 167 86 49.3 40.8-57.8 81 50.7 42.2-59.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 55 42.1 33.0-51.8 81 57.9 48.2-67.0
Some College + 194 79 37.5 30.5-45.0 115 62.5 55.0-69.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 160 62 39.4 30.9-48.6 98 60.6 51.4-69.1
$50,000+ 114 46 36.8 27.9-46.6 68 63.2 53.4-72.1

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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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