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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 year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,305 378 10.9 9.8-12.2 2,927 89.1 87.8-90.2
-Eastern NC 1,068 119 10.6 8.6-13.0 949 89.4 87.0-91.4
GENDER
Male 433 44 9.2 6.6-12.8 389 90.8 87.2-93.4
Female 635 75 11.8 9.1-15.2 560 88.2 84.8-90.9
RACE
White 728 76 9.3 7.1-12.0 652 90.7 88.0-92.9
African American 272 39 14.7 10.4-20.4 233 85.3 79.6-89.6
Other minorities 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,043 116 10.6 8.6-13.0 927 89.4 87.0-91.4
AGE
50-54 176 14 9.1 5.3-15.3 162 90.9 84.7-94.7
55-64 483 56 10.6 7.9-14.1 427 89.4 85.9-92.1
65-74 388 45 10.5 7.6-14.4 343 89.5 85.6-92.4
75 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 126 13 8.8 4.9-15.4 113 91.2 84.6-95.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 333 35 10.5 7.2-15.0 298 89.5 85.0-92.8
Some Post-H.S. 307 39 11.8 8.2-16.8 268 88.2 83.2-91.8
College Graduate 300 31 10.0 6.8-14.4 269 90.0 85.6-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 15 11.4 6.3-19.7 119 88.6 80.3-93.7
$15,000- 24,999 155 19 9.7 5.7-15.9 136 90.3 84.1-94.3
$25,000- 34,999 119 19 14.3 8.5-23.1 100 85.7 76.9-91.5
$35,000- 49,999 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 323 33 10.1 6.8-14.9 290 89.9 85.1-93.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 385 49 11.5 8.3-15.9 336 88.5 84.1-91.7
No 673 67 9.5 7.2-12.4 606 90.5 87.6-92.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 172 23 12.6 8.0-19.5 149 87.4 80.5-92.0
Non-Veteran 895 95 10.2 8.0-12.7 800 89.8 87.3-92.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 904 105 10.6 8.5-13.2 799 89.4 86.8-91.5
No 164 14 10.5 5.9-18.1 150 89.5 81.9-94.1

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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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