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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy in the past 10 years.
(CDC calculated variable. )

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,877 1,993 69.5 67.4-71.6 884 30.5 28.4-32.6
-Western 606 388 63.9 58.7-68.8 218 36.1 31.2-41.3
GENDER
Male 269 167 63.3 55.2-70.6 102 36.7 29.4-44.8
Female 337 221 64.5 57.9-70.6 116 35.5 29.4-42.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 548 359 64.9 59.4-70.0 189 35.1 30.0-40.6
Non-Hispanic Black 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 244 151 61.1 52.4-69.1 93 38.9 30.9-47.6
65-75 276 201 75.4 68.8-80.9 75 24.6 19.1-31.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 185 111 63.1 54.4-70.9 74 36.9 29.1-45.6
Some Post-H.S. 165 108 66.2 56.4-74.8 57 33.8 25.2-43.6
College Graduate 185 131 69.4 60.7-76.9 54 30.6 23.1-39.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 205 141 66.3 56.5-74.8 64 33.7 25.2-43.5
No 371 226 62.5 56.0-68.5 145 37.5 31.5-44.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 205 138 69.0 60.4-76.4 67 31.0 23.6-39.6
No 401 250 61.5 55.0-67.6 151 38.5 32.4-45.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 513 326 62.3 56.6-67.7 187 37.7 32.3-43.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 137 92 69.7 60.5-77.5 45 30.3 22.5-39.5
Rural 469 296 61.8 55.5-67.7 173 38.2 32.3-44.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 232 134 55.8 47.4-63.8 98 44.2 36.2-52.6
Unemployed 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 258 191 76.3 69.8-81.9 67 23.7 18.1-30.2
Unable to Work 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 280 196 69.3 61.8-76.0 84 30.7 24.0-38.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 208 130 62.4 53.0-70.9 78 37.6 29.1-47.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 244 152 59.0 50.1-67.4 92 41.0 32.6-49.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 154 106 71.3 62.8-78.6 48 28.7 21.4-37.2

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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.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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