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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 year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 275 9.2 8.0-10.6 2,662 90.8 89.4-92.0
Region 5 285 35 12.4 8.7-17.4 250 87.6 82.6-91.3
GENDER
Male 136 20 15.7 9.8-24.2 116 84.3 75.8-90.2
Female 149 15 9.4 5.4-15.8 134 90.6 84.2-94.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 204 26 13.3 8.8-19.5 178 86.7 80.5-91.2
Non-Hispanic Black 63 *** *** *** 54 88.0 76.4-94.3
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 176 17 9.5 5.7-15.6 159 90.5 84.4-94.3
65+ 109 18 18.6 11.4-28.8 91 81.4 71.2-88.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 84 *** *** *** 74 86.9 76.5-93.1
Some College + 201 25 12.0 7.8-18.0 176 88.0 82.0-92.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 113 19 17.3 10.6-26.9 94 82.7 73.1-89.4
$50,000+ 130 13 10.6 5.9-18.3 117 89.4 81.7-94.1

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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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