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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 513 16.7 15.1-18.4 2,424 83.3 81.6-84.9
Region 8 275 32 12.3 8.5-17.3 243 87.7 82.7-91.5
GENDER
Male 127 13 11.6 6.7-19.3 114 88.4 80.7-93.3
Female 148 19 12.9 7.9-20.3 129 87.1 79.7-92.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 182 24 13.9 9.2-20.5 158 86.1 79.5-90.8
Non-Hispanic Black 59 *** *** *** 54 92.6 81.5-97.3
Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 157 16 10.8 6.4-17.7 141 89.2 82.3-93.6
65+ 119 16 14.7 8.9-23.2 103 85.3 76.8-91.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 133 13 10.1 5.7-17.2 120 89.9 82.8-94.3
Some College + 141 18 14.1 8.6-22.2 123 85.9 77.8-91.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 130 13 9.1 5.0-15.9 117 90.9 84.1-95.0
$50,000+ 89 12 14.7 8.3-24.6 77 85.3 75.4-91.7

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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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