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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 year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,937 275 9.2 8.0-10.6 2,662 90.8 89.4-92.0
Region 8 275 15 5.9 3.4- 9.9 260 94.1 90.1-96.6
GENDER
Male 127 *** *** *** 120 92.9 85.6-96.7
Female 148 *** *** *** 140 95.2 89.8-97.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 182 *** *** *** 172 93.7 88.4-96.6
Non-Hispanic Black 59 *** *** *** 55 94.5 83.7-98.3
Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 157 *** *** *** 148 94.1 88.6-97.1
65+ 119 *** *** *** 113 94.2 86.8-97.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 133 *** *** *** 125 93.2 86.5-96.7
Some College + 141 *** *** *** 134 95.2 89.3-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 130 *** *** *** 123 95.0 88.9-97.8
$50,000+ 89 *** *** *** 85 94.0 84.8-97.8

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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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