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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 513 16.7 15.1-18.4 2,424 83.3 81.6-84.9
Region 5 285 65 21.2 16.4-26.8 220 78.8 73.2-83.6
GENDER
Male 136 31 22.4 15.5-31.2 105 77.6 68.8-84.5
Female 149 34 20.0 14.0-27.7 115 80.0 72.3-86.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 204 44 20.7 15.3-27.6 160 79.3 72.4-84.7
Non-Hispanic Black 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 176 25 13.8 9.1-20.3 151 86.2 79.7-90.9
65+ 109 40 37.0 27.4-47.7 69 63.0 52.3-72.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 84 19 21.2 13.4-32.0 65 78.8 68.0-86.6
Some College + 201 46 21.1 15.6-28.0 155 78.9 72.0-84.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 113 36 29.9 21.3-40.2 77 70.1 59.8-78.7
$50,000+ 130 23 16.4 10.6-24.6 107 83.6 75.4-89.4

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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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