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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 283 70 23.6 18.4-29.7 29 10.9 7.4-15.9 62 20.7 15.9-26.6 58 19.3 14.7-24.9 64 25.5 19.7-32.3
GENDER
Male 114 28 26.3 17.9-36.9 13 12.7 7.0-21.7 21 18.3 11.5-27.9 24 19.8 12.8-29.2 28 22.9 15.0-33.5
Female 169 42 21.4 15.5-28.8 16 9.5 5.6-15.7 41 22.7 16.3-30.6 34 18.9 13.3-26.0 36 27.5 19.9-36.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 177 40 23.4 16.8-31.6 13 6.6 3.7-11.6 40 20.5 14.6-27.9 48 25.4 18.9-33.2 36 24.1 16.9-33.2
Non-Hispanic Black 82 23 24.1 15.5-35.5 *** *** *** 16 19.7 11.4-31.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 132 31 24.0 16.6-33.4 *** *** *** 24 18.2 11.9-26.8 28 18.3 12.5-26.2 39 30.4 21.9-40.5
65+ 148 37 22.4 15.9-30.6 18 12.2 7.4-19.4 38 24.3 17.3-33.1 30 21.0 14.3-29.6 25 20.1 13.2-29.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 28 20.6 13.8-29.7 13 11.1 6.1-19.3 24 18.6 11.8-27.9 22 18.5 11.9-27.6 34 31.2 22.0-42.2
Some College + 160 41 26.2 19.0-34.9 16 10.9 6.5-17.7 38 23.0 16.6-31.0 36 20.2 14.4-27.6 29 19.7 13.4-27.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 152 36 23.4 16.4-32.4 15 10.7 6.1-18.0 28 17.8 11.7-26.3 32 19.4 13.3-27.4 41 28.6 20.5-38.4
$50,000+ 74 12 18.2 10.1-30.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 17.2 9.6-28.8

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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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