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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 412 139 34.0 29.1-39.2 273 66.0 60.8-70.9
GENDER
Male 172 49 28.0 21.4-35.9 123 72.0 64.1-78.6
Female 240 90 38.9 32.2-46.1 150 61.1 53.9-67.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 280 95 35.3 29.4-41.7 185 64.7 58.3-70.6
Non-Hispanic Black 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 215 53 25.2 19.4-32.0 162 74.8 68.0-80.6
65+ 189 84 46.2 38.4-54.2 105 53.8 45.8-61.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 60 37.5 29.3-46.6 91 62.5 53.4-70.7
Some College + 259 78 31.3 25.5-37.9 181 68.7 62.1-74.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 147 60 40.2 31.6-49.5 87 59.8 50.5-68.4
$50,000+ 176 46 25.5 19.2-33.0 130 74.5 67.0-80.8

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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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