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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,652 1,313 34.2 32.3-36.1 2,339 65.8 63.9-67.7
Region 8 338 93 27.4 22.5-33.1 245 72.6 66.9-77.5
GENDER
Male 150 34 24.0 17.3-32.4 116 76.0 67.6-82.7
Female 188 59 30.2 23.4-38.0 129 69.8 62.0-76.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 230 65 28.9 22.9-35.8 165 71.1 64.2-77.1
Non-Hispanic Black 71 17 19.3 11.6-30.4 54 80.7 69.6-88.4
Other 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 159 33 21.8 15.3-30.1 126 78.2 69.9-84.7
65+ 177 60 33.8 26.6-41.9 117 66.2 58.1-73.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 170 44 25.6 18.9-33.6 126 74.4 66.4-81.1
Some College + 167 47 28.6 21.6-36.7 120 71.4 63.3-78.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 165 46 26.0 19.4-33.9 119 74.0 66.1-80.6
$50,000+ 96 26 27.4 18.9-37.8 70 72.6 62.2-81.1

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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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