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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,908 2,917 39.8 38.3-41.3 3,991 60.2 58.7-61.7
-Eastern NC 2,330 884 37.0 34.5-39.5 1,446 63.0 60.5-65.5
GENDER
Male 827 290 33.5 29.7-37.6 537 66.5 62.4-70.3
Female 1,503 594 39.7 36.6-42.8 909 60.3 57.2-63.4
RACE
White 1,585 632 37.9 35.1-40.8 953 62.1 59.2-64.9
African American 478 177 35.2 29.9-40.9 301 64.8 59.1-70.1
Other minorities 252 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,286 873 37.2 34.7-39.8 1,413 62.8 60.2-65.3
AGE
50-54 343 71 18.2 13.8-23.7 272 81.8 76.3-86.2
55-64 801 288 37.4 33.2-41.8 513 62.6 58.2-66.8
65-74 695 307 43.7 39.1-48.3 388 56.3 51.7-60.9
75+ 491 218 47.4 41.8-53.0 273 52.6 47.0-58.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 325 93 27.4 21.5-34.1 232 72.6 65.9-78.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 720 262 35.5 31.4-39.8 458 64.5 60.2-68.6
Some Post-H.S. 627 262 41.4 36.6-46.5 365 58.6 53.5-63.4
College Graduate 652 265 40.4 35.9-45.0 387 59.6 55.0-64.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 302 97 29.0 23.0-35.9 205 71.0 64.1-77.0
$15,000- 24,999 399 135 33.6 27.7-40.1 264 66.4 59.9-72.3
$25,000- 34,999 259 91 35.0 28.1-42.5 168 65.0 57.5-71.9
$35,000- 49,999 291 125 42.7 35.8-49.9 166 57.3 50.1-64.2
$50,000+ 628 257 38.9 34.5-43.5 371 61.1 56.5-65.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 844 337 38.8 34.7-43.1 507 61.2 56.9-65.3
No 1,472 544 36.2 33.1-39.3 928 63.8 60.7-66.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 408 180 41.9 36.1-47.9 228 58.1 52.1-63.9
Non-Veteran 1,920 704 35.7 33.0-38.5 1,216 64.3 61.5-67.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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.

**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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