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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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 5 286 215 72.8 66.2-78.5 71 27.2 21.5-33.8
GENDER
Male 136 97 66.1 55.7-75.1 39 33.9 24.9-44.3
Female 150 118 79.0 70.8-85.4 32 21.0 14.6-29.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 206 164 76.4 68.6-82.7 42 23.6 17.3-31.4
Non-Hispanic Black 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 175 114 63.5 55.0-71.3 61 36.5 28.7-45.0
65+ 111 101 92.4 85.5-96.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 202 164 81.1 74.2-86.5 38 18.9 13.5-25.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 129 106 80.0 70.9-86.8 23 20.0 13.2-29.1

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+).

*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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