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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 3,511 1,592 41.7 39.5-43.8 1,919 58.3 56.2-60.5
GENDER
Male 1,330 550 38.0 34.6-41.4 780 62.0 58.6-65.4
Female 2,181 1,042 44.9 42.2-47.5 1,139 55.1 52.5-57.8
RACE
White 2,782 1,299 43.3 41.0-45.7 1,483 56.7 54.3-59.0
African American 584 246 37.7 32.7-43.1 338 62.3 56.9-67.3
Other minorities 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,425 1,569 42.3 40.2-44.5 1,856 57.7 55.5-59.8
AGE
50-54 581 141 24.9 20.4-30.1 440 75.1 69.9-79.6
55-64 1,161 489 40.4 36.8-44.0 672 59.6 56.0-63.2
65-74 1,003 564 54.2 50.2-58.1 439 45.8 41.9-49.8
75+ 766 398 51.2 46.7-55.7 368 48.8 44.3-53.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 463 153 31.2 25.8-37.3 310 68.8 62.7-74.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,038 455 40.7 37.0-44.5 583 59.3 55.5-63.0
Some Post-H.S. 919 425 43.3 39.3-47.5 494 56.7 52.5-60.7
College Graduate 1,079 554 48.3 44.4-52.1 525 51.7 47.9-55.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 143 34.4 28.4-41.0 237 65.6 59.0-71.6
$15,000- 24,999 561 237 38.0 32.8-43.4 324 62.0 56.6-67.2
$25,000- 34,999 396 196 44.5 38.5-50.7 200 55.5 49.3-61.5
$35,000- 49,999 450 200 40.0 34.2-46.2 250 60.0 53.8-65.8
$50,000+ 1,055 508 44.5 40.5-48.4 547 55.5 51.6-59.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,178 541 43.2 39.5-47.0 637 56.8 53.0-60.5
No 2,318 1,042 40.8 38.3-43.4 1,276 59.2 56.6-61.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 576 285 46.8 41.8-51.8 291 53.2 48.2-58.2
Non-Veteran 2,935 1,307 40.6 38.3-43.0 1,628 59.4 57.0-61.7

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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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