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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 535 403 74.3 69.8-78.2 132 25.7 21.8-30.2
GENDER
Male 252 176 67.7 60.9-73.9 76 32.3 26.1-39.1
Female 283 227 80.0 74.3-84.8 56 20.0 15.2-25.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 412 320 76.1 71.1-80.5 92 23.9 19.5-28.9
Non-Hispanic Black 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 268 175 68.0 61.8-73.7 93 32.0 26.3-38.2
65+ 254 225 86.1 79.9-90.7 29 13.9 9.3-20.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 192 126 65.6 57.8-72.7 66 34.4 27.3-42.2
Some College + 338 276 81.5 76.5-85.7 62 18.5 14.3-23.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 156 71.4 64.1-77.7 61 28.6 22.3-35.9
$50,000+ 211 165 78.1 71.5-83.6 46 21.9 16.4-28.5

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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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