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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 411 321 77.0 71.9-81.4 90 23.0 18.6-28.1
GENDER
Male 173 136 79.8 72.0-85.8 37 20.2 14.2-28.0
Female 238 185 74.7 67.7-80.6 53 25.3 19.4-32.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 279 222 78.1 71.9-83.2 57 21.9 16.8-28.1
Non-Hispanic Black 105 85 81.9 71.5-89.0 20 18.1 11.0-28.5
Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 215 156 71.4 64.0-77.8 59 28.6 22.2-36.0
65+ 188 162 87.0 80.7-91.4 26 13.0 8.6-19.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 108 71.4 62.1-79.3 40 28.6 20.7-37.9
Some College + 262 213 80.9 74.9-85.7 49 19.1 14.3-25.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 146 107 69.3 59.4-77.7 39 30.7 22.3-40.6
$50,000+ 178 153 85.9 79.4-90.6 25 14.1 9.4-20.6

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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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