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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Respondents age 50-75 who received one or more of the recommended colorectal cancer screening tests
within the recommended time interval.*

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-16.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,891 2,103 72.8 70.7-74.8 788 27.2 25.2-29.3
Region 9 263 185 68.3 60.9-74.9 78 31.7 25.1-39.1
GENDER
Male 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 161 111 65.5 55.6-74.1 50 34.5 25.9-44.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 178 121 63.4 54.3-71.6 57 36.6 28.4-45.7
Non-Hispanic Black 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 155 103 63.4 53.4-72.3 52 36.6 27.7-46.6
65+ 108 82 77.3 67.4-84.8 26 22.7 15.2-32.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 150 107 71.4 62.0-79.2 43 28.6 20.8-38.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 117 74 69.4 59.3-77.9 43 30.6 22.1-40.7
$50,000+ 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*The definition includes: 1) had a blood stool test in past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years AND
a blood stool test within the past 3 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years.

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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