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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 4,243 1,721 37.2 35.5-38.8 2,522 62.8 61.2-64.5
-Eastern NC 1,344 482 33.3 30.4-36.3 862 66.7 63.7-69.6
GENDER
Male 525 163 28.9 24.5-33.8 362 71.1 66.2-75.5
Female 819 319 36.8 33.1-40.8 500 63.2 59.2-66.9
RACE
White 937 338 32.0 28.7-35.5 599 68.0 64.5-71.3
African American 324 117 37.6 31.3-44.4 207 62.4 55.6-68.7
Other minorities 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,310 477 33.9 30.9-37.0 833 66.1 63.0-69.1
AGE
50-54 178 38 23.2 16.4-31.7 140 76.8 68.3-83.6
55-64 488 158 29.7 25.3-34.4 330 70.3 65.6-74.7
65-74 397 166 38.5 33.1-44.1 231 61.5 55.9-66.9
75+ 261 110 46.4 39.3-53.6 151 53.6 46.4-60.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 176 60 31.3 24.1-39.4 116 68.7 60.6-75.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 416 134 31.0 26.2-36.3 282 69.0 63.7-73.8
Some Post-H.S. 374 137 34.0 28.5-40.0 237 66.0 60.0-71.5
College Graduate 374 150 38.2 32.8-43.8 224 61.8 56.2-67.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 163 51 30.4 22.7-39.4 112 69.6 60.6-77.3
$15,000- 24,999 206 75 32.3 25.4-40.0 131 67.7 60.0-74.6
$25,000- 34,999 154 *** *** *** 92 58.6 48.0-68.5
$35,000- 49,999 163 55 34.3 26.4-43.2 108 65.7 56.8-73.6
$50,000+ 362 128 32.1 26.9-37.8 234 67.9 62.2-73.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 496 184 34.0 29.0-39.3 312 66.0 60.7-71.0
No 836 293 32.6 29.1-36.3 543 67.4 63.7-70.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 238 96 40.0 33.2-47.2 142 60.0 52.8-66.8
Non-Veteran 1,105 385 31.8 28.6-35.1 720 68.2 64.9-71.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,136 410 33.4 30.2-36.7 726 66.6 63.3-69.8
No 208 72 32.8 25.8-40.8 136 67.2 59.2-74.2

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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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