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2012 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 6,908 2,917 39.8 38.3-41.3 3,991 60.2 58.7-61.7
GENDER
Male 2,552 982 35.8 33.5-38.1 1,570 64.2 61.9-66.5
Female 4,356 1,935 43.1 41.3-45.0 2,421 56.9 55.0-58.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,255 2,753 42.0 40.4-43.5 3,502 58.0 56.5-59.6
No 637 157 21.9 18.2-26.2 480 78.1 73.8-81.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,995 848 39.8 37.2-42.5 1,147 60.2 57.5-62.8
Overweight 2,456 1,046 39.7 37.3-42.2 1,410 60.3 57.8-62.7
Obese 2,008 838 39.6 36.9-42.5 1,170 60.4 57.5-63.1
Current Smoker
No 5,835 2,577 41.8 40.2-43.5 3,258 58.2 56.5-59.8
Yes 1,021 325 29.5 26.0-33.2 696 70.5 66.8-74.0
History of CVD**
Yes 1,224 551 42.2 38.8-45.7 673 57.8 54.3-61.2
No 5,615 2,333 39.3 37.6-40.9 3,282 60.7 59.1-62.4
Binge Drinker
No 6,368 2,718 40.6 39.0-42.1 3,650 59.4 57.9-61.0
Yes 325 107 28.1 22.8-34.2 218 71.9 65.8-77.2
Heavy Drinker
No 6,426 2,710 40.0 38.5-41.5 3,716 60.0 58.5-61.5
Yes 272 113 32.7 26.6-39.5 159 67.3 60.5-73.4
COPD
Yes 799 358 43.6 39.1-48.3 441 56.4 51.7-60.9
No 6,059 2,538 39.3 37.8-40.9 3,521 60.7 59.1-62.2
Current Asthma
Yes 562 238 42.9 37.4-48.6 324 57.1 51.4-62.6
No 6,299 2,654 39.4 37.9-41.0 3,645 60.6 59.0-62.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,277 573 42.5 39.0-46.0 704 57.5 54.0-61.0
No 5,619 2,341 39.2 37.6-40.8 3,278 60.8 59.2-62.4
Disability
Yes 2,400 1,057 42.9 40.3-45.5 1,343 57.1 54.5-59.7
No 4,473 1,848 38.3 36.5-40.1 2,625 61.7 59.9-63.5
Housing Stress***
Yes 733 252 32.7 28.3-37.5 481 67.3 62.5-71.7
No 6,175 2,665 40.7 39.1-42.2 3,510 59.3 57.8-60.9

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

***Housing stress includes those who report always or usually worried about rent or mortgage payment.

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.

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