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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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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 4 537 196 32.3 28.2-36.8 341 67.7 63.2-71.8
GENDER
Male 251 91 32.6 26.7-39.2 160 67.4 60.8-73.3
Female 286 105 32.1 26.5-38.2 181 67.9 61.8-73.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 412 158 33.6 28.9-38.7 254 66.4 61.3-71.1
Non-Hispanic Black 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 267 69 24.4 19.2-30.4 198 75.6 69.6-80.8
65+ 256 126 45.3 38.6-52.2 130 54.7 47.8-61.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 61 27.5 21.3-34.7 132 72.5 65.3-78.7
Some College + 339 134 35.6 30.3-41.3 205 64.4 58.7-69.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 81 34.1 27.4-41.4 136 65.9 58.6-72.6
$50,000+ 212 66 26.7 21.0-33.3 146 73.3 66.7-79.0

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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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