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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 398 71 18.6 14.7-23.3 58 14.5 11.1-18.8 115 28.2 23.6-33.3 69 16.1 12.5-20.4 85 22.5 18.1-27.7
GENDER
Male 169 32 21.1 15.0-28.9 28 17.9 12.3-25.3 49 28.3 21.5-36.2 25 13.5 9.0-19.9 35 19.2 13.3-27.0
Female 229 39 16.5 11.9-22.5 30 11.6 7.9-16.8 66 28.2 22.2-35.0 44 18.3 13.4-24.5 50 25.4 19.3-32.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 273 50 18.4 13.8-23.9 39 13.7 9.9-18.7 78 28.3 22.8-34.5 50 17.5 13.1-22.9 56 22.1 16.9-28.4
Non-Hispanic Black 101 20 22.8 14.5-33.9 16 16.4 9.6-26.7 32 30.2 21.2-40.9 14 12.7 7.2-21.5 19 18.0 10.7-28.6
Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 212 35 17.7 12.7-24.2 30 14.9 10.3-21.1 53 24.1 18.4-30.7 35 14.2 10.0-19.9 59 29.0 22.6-36.5
65+ 183 34 19.1 13.5-26.5 27 13.8 9.3-19.9 62 34.7 27.4-42.9 34 19.0 13.4-26.2 26 13.4 8.8-19.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 27 20.1 13.6-28.6 16 9.1 5.2-15.4 38 25.9 18.7-34.7 23 15.5 9.9-23.4 40 29.5 21.4-39.1
Some College + 254 44 17.7 13.1-23.6 42 17.9 13.2-23.9 77 29.6 23.9-36.1 46 16.5 12.2-21.8 45 18.2 13.5-24.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 144 25 18.0 11.9-26.1 18 11.4 6.7-18.6 42 27.3 20.1-36.0 20 12.2 7.5-19.2 39 31.1 22.6-41.1
$50,000+ 178 35 20.6 14.7-28.1 27 15.8 10.8-22.7 52 29.2 22.5-36.9 39 20.2 14.7-27.2 25 14.1 9.4-20.6

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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.

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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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