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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 514 87 17.5 14.1-21.5 40 7.2 5.1-10.1 153 29.7 25.4-34.3 112 20.7 17.1-24.9 122 24.8 20.8-29.3
GENDER
Male 238 39 16.2 11.7-21.9 15 5.1 2.9- 8.7 78 33.0 26.7-40.0 36 14.2 10.1-19.7 70 31.5 25.2-38.5
Female 276 48 18.7 14.0-24.5 25 9.0 5.8-13.8 75 26.8 21.4-33.2 76 26.4 21.0-32.6 52 19.1 14.4-24.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 398 67 17.5 13.7-22.2 34 7.9 5.4-11.3 116 28.6 23.9-33.7 94 22.6 18.4-27.4 87 23.4 19.0-28.5
Non-Hispanic Black 82 14 15.6 9.1-25.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 13.6 7.5-23.3 *** *** ***
Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 266 39 15.4 11.3-20.7 19 7.2 4.4-11.7 68 27.3 21.8-33.6 47 17.9 13.5-23.5 93 32.1 26.4-38.4
65+ 245 48 21.1 15.8-27.7 21 7.4 4.7-11.5 83 32.2 26.0-39.1 64 24.8 19.2-31.5 29 14.5 9.7-21.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 185 29 15.3 10.5-21.9 14 7.0 3.8-12.5 42 23.3 17.1-31.0 37 20.7 14.9-28.0 63 33.7 26.5-41.6
Some College + 327 57 19.0 14.6-24.3 26 7.4 4.9-11.2 111 34.6 29.1-40.5 75 21.0 16.6-26.1 58 18.0 13.8-23.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 29 17.1 11.8-24.0 18 6.6 4.0-10.7 54 27.7 21.1-35.4 49 20.6 15.1-27.3 58 28.1 21.7-35.5
$50,000+ 208 37 17.4 12.6-23.6 14 6.8 3.9-11.7 69 32.7 26.2-39.9 43 21.3 15.9-27.9 45 21.8 16.3-28.5

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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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