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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are exams in which a tube is inserted in the rectum
to view the bowel for signs of cancer or other health problems.

Have you ever had either of these exams?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,640 2,736 74.3 72.5-76.1 904 25.7 23.9-27.5
Region 9 318 234 70.5 63.9-76.4 84 29.5 23.6-36.1
GENDER
Male 121 91 73.4 62.7-81.9 30 26.6 18.1-37.3
Female 197 143 68.2 59.5-75.9 54 31.8 24.1-40.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 213 155 69.8 61.7-76.9 58 30.2 23.1-38.3
Non-Hispanic Black 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 158 108 65.7 55.9-74.4 50 34.3 25.6-44.1
65+ 158 124 75.9 66.7-83.2 34 24.1 16.8-33.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 145 102 65.3 55.1-74.2 43 34.7 25.8-44.9
Some College + 172 131 76.7 68.4-83.4 41 23.3 16.6-31.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 151 108 74.5 66.1-81.5 43 25.5 18.5-33.9
$50,000+ 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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