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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,067 441 38.0 34.4-41.6 626 62.0 58.4-65.6
GENDER
Male 395 142 32.2 27.0-37.8 253 67.8 62.2-73.0
Female 672 299 43.1 38.6-47.7 373 56.9 52.3-61.4
RACE
White 925 402 38.9 35.2-42.8 523 61.1 57.2-64.8
Other minorities 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,048 440 38.8 35.2-42.5 608 61.2 57.5-64.8
AGE
50-54 140 28 16.4 10.9-23.9 112 83.6 76.1-89.1
55-64 350 139 40.0 34.0-46.4 211 60.0 53.6-66.0
65-74 347 166 46.2 40.1-52.4 181 53.8 47.6-59.9
75+ 230 108 46.9 38.1-55.9 122 53.1 44.1-61.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 153 47 27.6 19.7-37.1 106 72.4 62.9-80.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 337 119 33.0 27.5-39.1 218 67.0 60.9-72.5
Some Post-H.S. 258 132 46.6 39.5-53.9 126 53.4 46.1-60.5
College Graduate 317 142 42.6 36.3-49.1 175 57.4 50.9-63.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 46 25.6 17.9-35.3 110 74.4 64.7-82.1
$15,000- 24,999 205 80 37.4 29.7-45.8 125 62.6 54.2-70.3
$25,000- 34,999 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 114 50 37.6 28.0-48.2 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 261 119 38.8 32.3-45.8 142 61.2 54.2-67.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 378 179 48.4 42.1-54.7 199 51.6 45.3-57.9
No 683 262 33.1 29.0-37.4 421 66.9 62.6-71.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 161 74 50.0 40.8-59.2 87 50.0 40.8-59.2
Non-Veteran 906 367 35.8 32.1-39.7 539 64.2 60.3-67.9

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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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