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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,305 650 18.7 17.2-20.3 2,655 81.3 79.7-82.8
-Eastern NC 1,068 192 17.4 14.8-20.4 876 82.6 79.6-85.2
GENDER
Male 433 73 16.6 12.6-21.5 360 83.4 78.5-87.4
Female 635 119 18.2 14.9-22.0 516 81.8 78.0-85.1
RACE
White 728 127 15.4 12.7-18.6 601 84.6 81.4-87.3
African American 272 59 24.3 18.1-31.7 213 75.7 68.3-81.9
Other minorities 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,043 189 17.6 14.9-20.6 854 82.4 79.4-85.1
AGE
50-54 176 25 17.2 11.0-25.9 151 82.8 74.1-89.0
55-64 483 86 16.6 13.2-20.6 397 83.4 79.4-86.8
65-74 388 75 17.7 13.9-22.4 313 82.3 77.6-86.1
75 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 126 21 14.3 9.0-22.1 105 85.7 77.9-91.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 333 50 15.3 11.3-20.3 283 84.7 79.7-88.7
Some Post-H.S. 307 65 21.1 15.8-27.6 242 78.9 72.4-84.2
College Graduate 300 55 17.2 13.1-22.3 245 82.8 77.7-86.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 23 16.4 10.3-25.0 111 83.6 75.0-89.7
$15,000- 24,999 155 28 15.2 10.0-22.4 127 84.8 77.6-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 132 20 18.6 11.7-28.3 112 81.4 71.7-88.3
$50,000+ 323 53 16.1 11.9-21.4 270 83.9 78.6-88.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 385 70 18.2 13.5-24.1 315 81.8 75.9-86.5
No 673 117 16.3 13.4-19.7 556 83.7 80.3-86.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 172 40 23.3 16.9-31.2 132 76.7 68.8-83.1
Non-Veteran 895 151 16.2 13.4-19.4 744 83.8 80.6-86.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 904 170 17.7 14.8-20.9 734 82.3 79.1-85.2
No 164 22 15.9 10.2-24.1 142 84.1 75.9-89.8

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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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