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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,711 3,697 44.9 43.4-46.5 4,014 55.1 53.5-56.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,120 3,526 46.8 45.2-48.4 3,594 53.2 51.6-54.8
No 576 166 26.3 21.7-31.5 410 73.7 68.5-78.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 132 62 42.1 32.0-53.0 70 57.9 47.0-68.0
Recommended Range 2,364 1,081 43.9 41.2-46.5 1,283 56.1 53.5-58.8
Overweight 2,834 1,401 45.3 42.7-47.9 1,433 54.7 52.1-57.3
Obese 2,051 1,015 46.4 43.3-49.5 1,036 53.6 50.5-56.7
Current Smoker
No 6,589 3,293 47.2 45.5-48.9 3,296 52.8 51.1-54.5
Yes 1,086 385 32.1 28.4-36.1 701 67.9 63.9-71.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,438 750 50.4 46.7-54.0 688 49.6 46.0-53.3
No 6,183 2,907 43.9 42.1-45.6 3,276 56.1 54.4-57.9
Binge Drinker
No 7,280 3,547 45.9 44.3-47.5 3,733 54.1 52.5-55.7
Yes 362 123 31.5 25.9-37.7 239 68.5 62.3-74.1
Heavy Drinker
No 7,365 3,558 45.3 43.8-46.9 3,807 54.7 53.1-56.2
Yes 229 95 41.1 33.0-49.6 134 58.9 50.4-67.0
Poor Sleep***
Yes 803 341 38.0 33.3-42.9 462 62.0 57.1-66.7
No 6,685 3,253 45.8 44.1-47.4 3,432 54.2 52.6-55.9
Current Asthma
Yes 679 346 49.3 44.1-54.5 333 50.7 45.5-55.9
No 6,991 3,329 44.5 42.9-46.2 3,662 55.5 53.8-57.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,462 774 50.3 46.6-54.0 688 49.7 46.0-53.4
No 6,243 2,919 43.7 42.0-45.4 3,324 56.3 54.6-58.0
Disability
Yes 3,478 1,774 48.7 46.3-51.1 1,704 51.3 48.9-53.7
No 4,062 1,860 42.6 40.5-44.6 2,202 57.4 55.4-59.5

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^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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