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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are exams in which a tube is inserted in the rectum
to view the bowel for signs of cancer or other health problems.

Have you ever had either of these exams?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,640 2,736 74.3 72.5-76.1 904 25.7 23.9-27.5
Region 6 290 224 74.8 68.1-80.4 66 25.2 19.6-31.9
GENDER
Male 115 87 77.3 66.8-85.2 28 22.7 14.8-33.2
Female 175 137 72.7 63.7-80.2 38 27.3 19.8-36.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 179 143 76.1 67.2-83.3 36 23.9 16.7-32.8
Non-Hispanic Black 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 132 93 69.6 59.5-78.1 39 30.4 21.9-40.5
65+ 153 128 80.7 71.7-87.3 25 19.3 12.7-28.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 125 90 69.2 58.4-78.2 35 30.8 21.8-41.6
Some College + 163 133 80.4 72.3-86.6 30 19.6 13.4-27.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 114 71.7 62.1-79.7 42 28.3 20.3-37.9
$50,000+ 74 62 82.8 71.2-90.4 12 17.2 9.6-28.8

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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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