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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,528 617 17.6 16.1-19.2 390 11.0 9.8-12.3 944 26.9 25.1-28.7 704 19.1 17.6-20.7 873 25.4 23.6-27.3
Region 3 320 47 14.7 10.8-19.7 47 15.0 11.1-20.0 80 23.7 18.8-29.4 73 23.1 18.3-28.7 73 23.5 18.4-29.5
GENDER
Male 139 18 14.0 8.6-22.2 20 14.4 9.1-22.0 39 28.9 20.9-38.4 29 19.6 13.3-27.9 33 23.1 15.8-32.5
Female 181 29 15.3 10.3-22.2 27 15.7 10.5-22.7 41 19.0 13.7-25.8 44 26.2 19.5-34.2 40 23.9 17.3-32.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 262 37 14.9 10.6-20.5 37 14.7 10.6-20.2 70 23.6 18.3-29.9 65 24.7 19.4-31.0 53 22.1 16.5-28.9
Non-Hispanic Black 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 156 28 18.4 12.4-26.3 22 13.5 8.6-20.5 27 18.6 12.3-27.2 32 19.4 13.4-27.3 47 30.1 22.3-39.3
65+ 161 19 10.8 6.5-17.3 25 17.2 11.5-25.0 52 29.3 22.2-37.6 39 26.3 19.2-34.8 26 16.4 10.9-24.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 18 14.9 9.2-23.3 18 13.1 8.0-20.5 37 27.3 19.5-36.7 22 16.5 10.6-24.8 36 28.2 20.1-38.1
Some College + 189 29 14.5 9.9-20.7 29 17.2 11.8-24.3 43 19.8 14.7-26.3 51 30.0 23.1-38.0 37 18.5 13.3-25.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 21 14.2 8.9-22.0 28 16.6 11.1-24.2 36 22.5 15.8-31.2 26 16.1 10.6-23.8 47 30.5 22.5-39.9
$50,000+ 114 18 15.1 9.3-23.5 14 13.8 8.2-22.4 29 24.4 16.8-33.9 35 30.8 22.5-40.7 18 15.9 9.9-24.5

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

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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