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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,528 617 17.6 16.1-19.2 390 11.0 9.8-12.3 944 26.9 25.1-28.7 704 19.1 17.6-20.7 873 25.4 23.6-27.3
Region 5 361 57 16.2 12.3-21.2 37 10.2 7.1-14.4 100 28.0 23.0-33.5 76 18.1 14.3-22.7 91 27.5 22.2-33.4
GENDER
Male 172 31 16.1 10.9-23.0 17 9.2 5.4-15.2 43 24.5 18.0-32.4 28 13.9 9.3-20.1 53 36.4 28.0-45.6
Female 189 26 16.4 10.9-23.9 20 11.1 6.8-17.6 57 31.2 24.2-39.2 48 22.0 16.4-29.0 38 19.3 13.7-26.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 268 44 16.4 12.0-21.9 24 8.0 5.2-12.2 79 30.5 24.6-37.1 63 20.9 16.1-26.5 58 24.2 18.5-31.0
Non-Hispanic Black 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 20.0 12.0-31.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 175 28 16.6 11.1-24.0 13 7.3 4.1-12.7 36 21.9 15.9-29.3 36 17.5 12.5-24.0 62 36.8 29.0-45.3
65+ 183 29 16.0 10.9-22.9 22 13.0 8.0-20.4 64 36.4 28.7-44.9 40 19.2 13.8-26.3 28 15.4 9.9-23.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 14 12.9 7.4-21.4 *** *** *** 31 26.7 18.7-36.6 16 11.2 6.6-18.4 *** *** ***
Some College + 250 43 18.4 13.3-24.8 29 10.9 7.4-15.8 69 28.8 22.8-35.6 60 22.5 17.4-28.7 49 19.4 14.3-25.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 144 18 13.2 8.0-21.0 13 9.8 5.5-16.8 36 21.8 15.2-30.2 25 13.3 8.6-20.1 52 41.8 32.4-51.9
$50,000+ 153 28 17.3 11.7-24.8 20 11.2 7.0-17.5 45 32.4 24.7-41.2 39 23.4 16.9-31.3 21 15.8 10.1-23.8

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

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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