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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 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 9 265 33 10.3 7.1-14.8 232 89.7 85.2-92.9
GENDER
Male 102 11 10.1 5.3-18.5 91 89.9 81.5-94.7
Female 163 22 10.5 6.7-16.2 141 89.5 83.8-93.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 181 18 7.1 4.3-11.7 163 92.9 88.3-95.7
Non-Hispanic Black 69 14 17.9 10.2-29.6 55 82.1 70.4-89.8
Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 156 15 7.7 4.4-13.1 141 92.3 86.9-95.6
65+ 109 18 15.2 9.2-24.0 91 84.8 76.0-90.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 18 10.6 6.4-17.1 94 89.4 82.9-93.6
Some College + 153 15 10.0 5.7-17.1 138 90.0 82.9-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 117 19 13.0 7.9-20.6 98 87.0 79.4-92.1
$50,000+ 98 *** *** *** 90 93.7 87.3-97.0

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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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