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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

A blood stool test is a test that may use a special kit at home to determine whether the stool contains blood.
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,652 1,313 34.2 32.3-36.1 2,339 65.8 63.9-67.7
Region 5 377 159 37.8 32.5-43.4 218 62.2 56.6-67.5
GENDER
Male 182 76 38.9 31.2-47.2 106 61.1 52.8-68.8
Female 195 83 36.8 29.7-44.5 112 63.2 55.5-70.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 274 124 41.7 35.4-48.4 150 58.3 51.6-64.6
Non-Hispanic Black 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 176 46 25.4 19.1-33.0 130 74.6 67.0-80.9
65+ 189 110 55.1 46.7-63.3 79 44.9 36.7-53.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 48 36.0 27.1-45.9 70 64.0 54.1-72.9
Some College + 259 111 39.0 32.6-45.8 148 61.0 54.2-67.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 64 38.0 29.5-47.3 86 62.0 52.7-70.5
$50,000+ 157 67 38.4 30.6-46.9 90 61.6 53.1-69.4

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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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