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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,528 617 17.6 16.1-19.2 390 11.0 9.8-12.3 944 26.9 25.1-28.7 704 19.1 17.6-20.7 873 25.4 23.6-27.3
Region 9 314 57 21.1 15.9-27.5 30 8.0 5.4-11.6 82 23.2 18.4-28.7 61 17.6 13.4-22.8 84 30.2 24.2-36.9
GENDER
Male 119 30 28.7 19.6-39.9 *** *** *** 30 23.8 16.4-33.2 20 14.9 9.3-23.1 30 27.3 18.6-38.1
Female 195 27 15.2 10.1-22.4 21 10.0 6.4-15.5 52 22.7 16.9-29.7 41 19.7 14.0-26.9 54 32.4 24.6-41.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 210 33 15.0 10.6-21.0 20 8.6 5.4-13.6 56 24.4 18.5-31.4 43 20.8 15.1-27.9 58 31.1 23.9-39.3
Non-Hispanic Black 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 20.7 13.0-31.2 11 9.1 4.8-16.7 *** *** ***
Other 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 156 30 23.5 15.9-33.3 16 7.6 4.5-12.7 36 19.5 13.8-26.9 24 14.4 9.1-22.0 50 35.0 26.2-44.9
65+ 156 27 18.5 12.3-26.8 14 8.5 4.9-14.5 46 28.0 20.6-36.7 35 20.3 14.3-27.9 34 24.7 17.3-34.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 23 20.0 12.7-29.9 16 8.3 4.9-13.7 35 20.4 14.3-28.2 26 16.1 10.5-24.0 43 35.2 26.2-45.4
Some College + 170 34 22.7 16.1-31.0 14 7.6 4.3-13.1 47 26.7 19.9-34.9 34 18.9 13.3-26.1 41 24.1 17.3-32.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 147 28 26.0 17.6-36.8 *** *** *** 39 26.6 19.3-35.5 28 15.8 10.5-23.0 43 26.7 19.5-35.5
$50,000+ 103 23 21.5 13.9-31.7 11 9.7 5.0-17.8 30 24.4 16.5-34.4 18 17.6 10.5-28.1 *** *** ***

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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