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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 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 9 320 95 27.9 22.4-34.1 225 72.1 65.9-77.6
GENDER
Male 124 34 28.0 19.3-38.6 90 72.0 61.4-80.7
Female 196 61 27.8 21.3-35.3 135 72.2 64.7-78.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 213 59 25.8 19.6-33.1 154 74.2 66.9-80.4
Non-Hispanic Black 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 157 31 20.1 13.5-28.8 126 79.9 71.2-86.5
65+ 160 63 38.1 29.8-47.2 97 61.9 52.8-70.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 145 51 27.3 19.9-36.3 94 72.7 63.7-80.1
Some College + 174 44 28.7 21.2-37.5 130 71.3 62.5-78.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 47 32.9 24.4-42.6 103 67.1 57.4-75.6
$50,000+ 105 29 23.8 16.0-33.8 76 76.2 66.2-84.0

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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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