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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Respondents age 50-75 who received one or more of the recommended colorectal cancer screening tests
within the recommended time interval.*

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-16.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,891 2,103 72.8 70.7-74.8 788 27.2 25.2-29.3
Region 4 419 306 72.6 67.6-77.1 113 27.4 22.9-32.4
GENDER
Male 203 139 66.5 58.8-73.3 64 33.5 26.7-41.2
Female 216 167 78.1 71.4-83.6 49 21.9 16.4-28.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 322 243 74.7 69.0-79.6 79 25.3 20.4-31.0
Non-Hispanic Black 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 256 166 66.9 60.4-72.8 90 33.1 27.2-39.6
65+ 163 140 85.5 78.1-90.7 23 14.5 9.3-21.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 87 63.6 54.3-71.9 52 36.4 28.1-45.7
Some College + 279 218 78.1 72.3-82.9 61 21.9 17.1-27.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 157 107 67.6 58.8-75.3 50 32.4 24.7-41.2
$50,000+ 188 139 73.9 66.6-80.1 49 26.1 19.9-33.4

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*The definition includes: 1) had a blood stool test in past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years AND
a blood stool test within the past 3 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years.

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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