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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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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 6 288 94 31.0 25.2-37.5 194 69.0 62.5-74.8
GENDER
Male 116 41 34.3 25.0-44.9 75 65.7 55.1-75.0
Female 172 53 28.4 21.5-36.5 119 71.6 63.5-78.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 177 59 31.1 23.7-39.6 118 68.9 60.4-76.3
Non-Hispanic Black 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 130 29 23.3 15.9-32.8 101 76.7 67.2-84.1
65+ 153 64 40.8 32.2-49.9 89 59.2 50.1-67.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 125 40 31.8 23.2-41.9 85 68.2 58.1-76.8
Some College + 161 54 30.5 23.1-39.1 107 69.5 60.9-76.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 51 30.5 22.7-39.6 102 69.5 60.4-77.3
$50,000+ 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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