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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 who received one or more of the recommended colorectal cancer screening tests
within the recommended time interval.*

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-16.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,273 2,392 70.8 68.9-72.6 881 29.2 27.4-31.1
-Eastern NC 1,053 777 71.6 68.2-74.8 276 28.4 25.2-31.8
GENDER
Male 418 291 68.0 62.4-73.1 127 32.0 26.9-37.6
Female 635 486 74.7 70.5-78.5 149 25.3 21.5-29.5
RACE
White 722 540 71.5 67.4-75.4 182 28.5 24.6-32.6
African American 266 197 73.4 66.7-79.1 69 26.6 20.9-33.3
Other minorities 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,028 767 72.6 69.2-75.7 261 27.4 24.3-30.8
AGE
50-54 174 90 55.4 46.9-63.5 84 44.6 36.5-53.1
55-64 482 362 76.2 71.6-80.2 120 23.8 19.8-28.4
65-74 377 310 77.8 71.7-82.9 67 22.2 17.1-28.3
75 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 120 76 65.2 54.7-74.4 44 34.8 25.6-45.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 324 224 68.2 62.1-73.7 100 31.8 26.3-37.9
Some Post-H.S. 306 229 73.2 67.0-78.5 77 26.8 21.5-33.0
College Graduate 301 247 80.4 74.6-85.1 54 19.6 14.9-25.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 129 84 65.4 55.3-74.2 45 34.6 25.8-44.7
$15,000- 24,999 157 105 64.2 54.5-72.8 52 35.8 27.2-45.5
$25,000- 34,999 116 86 72.7 61.5-81.6 30 27.3 18.4-38.5
$35,000- 49,999 133 96 68.1 58.2-76.6 37 31.9 23.4-41.8
$50,000+ 322 260 78.6 72.8-83.4 62 21.4 16.6-27.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 376 295 77.2 71.6-82.0 81 22.8 18.0-28.4
No 667 476 68.4 64.1-72.4 191 31.6 27.6-35.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 171 138 79.2 71.3-85.4 33 20.8 14.6-28.7
Non-Veteran 881 638 70.0 66.2-73.6 243 30.0 26.4-33.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 892 661 71.7 68.0-75.1 231 28.3 24.9-32.0
No 161 116 71.5 62.5-79.0 45 28.5 21.0-37.5

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*The definition includes: 1) had a blood stool test in past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years AND
a blood stool test within the past 3 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years.

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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