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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are exams in which a tube is inserted in the rectum
to view the bowel for signs of cancer or other health problems.

Have you ever had either of these exams?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,640 2,736 74.3 72.5-76.1 904 25.7 23.9-27.5
Region 3 331 254 76.0 70.1-81.0 77 24.0 19.0-29.9
GENDER
Male 141 107 76.7 67.4-84.0 34 23.3 16.0-32.6
Female 190 147 75.3 67.4-81.8 43 24.7 18.2-32.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 270 216 78.0 71.3-83.5 54 22.0 16.5-28.7
Non-Hispanic Black 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 156 109 69.9 60.7-77.7 47 30.1 22.3-39.3
65+ 168 142 84.2 76.8-89.6 26 15.8 10.4-23.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 98 71.2 61.6-79.2 38 28.8 20.8-38.4
Some College + 195 156 81.1 74.5-86.3 39 18.9 13.7-25.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 112 68.7 59.4-76.6 49 31.3 23.4-40.6
$50,000+ 115 97 84.2 75.6-90.1 18 15.8 9.9-24.4

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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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