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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy in the past 10 years.
(CDC calculated variable. )

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,265 2,277 67.3 65.4-69.1 988 32.7 30.9-34.6
-Eastern NC 1,046 736 67.7 64.2-71.0 310 32.3 29.0-35.8
GENDER
Male 416 275 64.1 58.4-69.4 141 35.9 30.6-41.6
Female 630 461 70.8 66.4-74.9 169 29.2 25.1-33.6
RACE
White 719 518 68.5 64.3-72.5 201 31.5 27.5-35.7
African American 264 181 67.4 60.3-73.7 83 32.6 26.3-39.7
Other minorities 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,022 728 68.7 65.1-72.0 294 31.3 28.0-34.9
AGE
50-54 174 81 49.1 40.6-57.6 93 50.9 42.4-59.4
55-64 476 341 73.0 68.3-77.2 135 27.0 22.8-31.7
65-74 376 299 74.7 68.5-80.0 77 25.3 20.0-31.5
75 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 321 208 62.8 56.4-68.7 113 37.2 31.3-43.6
Some Post-H.S. 305 220 71.1 64.9-76.6 85 28.9 23.4-35.1
College Graduate 300 241 78.2 72.3-83.2 59 21.8 16.8-27.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 130 74 57.7 47.4-67.3 56 42.3 32.7-52.6
$15,000- 24,999 155 97 59.0 49.2-68.1 58 41.0 31.9-50.8
$25,000- 34,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 130 92 65.5 55.3-74.5 38 34.5 25.5-44.7
$50,000+ 319 253 76.9 71.0-81.9 66 23.1 18.1-29.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 374 278 73.5 67.7-78.6 96 26.5 21.4-32.3
No 663 455 65.0 60.6-69.2 208 35.0 30.8-39.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 171 133 76.1 67.9-82.7 38 23.9 17.3-32.1
Non-Veteran 874 602 66.0 62.0-69.7 272 34.0 30.3-38.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 887 626 67.7 63.8-71.3 261 32.3 28.7-36.2
No 159 110 68.2 59.1-76.1 49 31.8 23.9-40.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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