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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Respondents age 50-75 who received one or more of the recommended colorectal cancer screening tests
within the recommended time interval.*

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-16.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,891 2,103 72.8 70.7-74.8 788 27.2 25.2-29.3
Region 7 335 251 74.6 68.8-79.6 84 25.4 20.4-31.2
GENDER
Male 146 110 77.9 69.4-84.6 36 22.1 15.4-30.6
Female 189 141 71.5 63.5-78.4 48 28.5 21.6-36.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 226 167 73.6 66.5-79.6 59 26.4 20.4-33.5
Non-Hispanic Black 86 70 82.6 71.2-90.2 16 17.4 9.8-28.8
Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 208 148 71.2 63.8-77.7 60 28.8 22.3-36.2
65+ 127 103 81.8 73.1-88.1 24 18.2 11.9-26.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 81 68.7 57.7-77.9 33 31.3 22.1-42.3
Some College + 221 170 77.9 71.3-83.3 51 22.1 16.7-28.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 162 132 82.2 74.9-87.6 30 17.8 12.4-25.1

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*The definition includes: 1) had a blood stool test in past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years AND
a blood stool test within the past 3 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years.

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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