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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,144 703 17.2 15.9-18.6 463 11.0 9.9-12.2 1,161 26.8 25.3-28.4 772 17.8 16.4-19.1 1,045 27.2 25.6-28.8
-Eastern NC 1,319 245 17.7 15.5-20.2 163 12.1 10.2-14.4 343 25.9 23.2-28.9 245 17.3 15.0-19.9 323 26.9 24.1-29.9
GENDER
Male 510 89 15.3 12.2-19.0 55 11.2 8.3-14.9 134 26.9 22.4-32.0 82 15.2 11.8-19.4 150 31.4 26.7-36.4
Female 809 156 19.7 16.6-23.2 108 12.9 10.4-15.8 209 25.2 21.8-28.8 163 19.0 16.1-22.4 173 23.3 20.0-27.0
RACE
White 923 168 17.5 14.9-20.5 113 12.5 10.2-15.3 243 25.2 22.1-28.6 187 18.9 16.1-22.1 212 25.9 22.6-29.5
African American 318 63 18.0 13.7-23.3 42 11.9 8.4-16.7 80 28.4 22.2-35.5 48 13.5 9.7-18.6 85 28.1 22.7-34.3
Other minorities 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,287 239 17.7 15.4-20.2 159 12.2 10.3-14.5 339 26.4 23.5-29.4 243 17.6 15.2-20.2 307 26.1 23.3-29.2
AGE
50-54 177 25 13.1 8.5-19.7 16 9.6 5.7-15.8 38 22.7 16.0-31.3 *** *** *** 89 48.1 39.8-56.5
55-64 487 92 17.4 14.0-21.5 57 11.5 8.6-15.1 121 27.3 22.8-32.4 100 20.6 16.5-25.3 117 23.1 19.2-27.6
65-74 385 80 20.4 16.3-25.2 56 14.8 11.0-19.7 109 25.3 20.7-30.5 76 18.2 14.3-23.0 64 21.2 16.2-27.2
75+ 258 43 19.1 13.7-26.0 34 13.4 9.1-19.3 72 27.7 21.7-34.5 57 21.3 16.1-27.5 52 18.5 13.7-24.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 167 24 11.4 7.3-17.4 19 11.0 6.7-17.7 44 28.7 21.2-37.6 18 13.3 7.7-22.3 62 35.5 27.5-44.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 407 76 17.9 14.2-22.4 46 11.9 8.6-16.3 95 23.0 18.7-27.9 72 16.4 12.8-20.8 118 30.8 25.8-36.3
Some Post-H.S. 369 64 17.4 13.3-22.3 52 13.9 10.4-18.4 97 26.0 20.9-31.9 73 18.5 14.5-23.4 83 24.2 19.4-29.6
College Graduate 374 81 23.9 19.1-29.5 45 10.3 7.6-14.0 107 28.2 23.4-33.6 82 20.7 16.5-25.7 59 16.8 12.8-21.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 157 30 18.3 12.3-26.4 *** *** *** 27 18.9 11.7-29.1 24 15.8 10.2-23.7 62 38.2 29.7-47.4
$15,000- 24,999 207 35 16.6 11.5-23.3 23 9.8 6.1-15.2 55 25.0 18.8-32.5 33 16.1 10.3-24.3 61 32.6 25.2-40.9
$25,000- 34,999 150 17 8.8 5.2-14.4 26 17.2 11.2-25.7 *** *** *** 27 16.6 11.0-24.4 36 25.8 18.0-35.5
$35,000- 49,999 163 28 17.3 11.6-25.0 22 12.8 8.0-19.9 46 26.9 19.9-35.3 30 14.4 9.8-20.8 37 28.5 20.9-37.7
$50,000+ 363 72 18.9 14.7-24.0 49 14.3 10.5-19.2 99 26.8 21.9-32.3 78 20.4 16.0-25.6 65 19.6 15.2-24.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 485 107 21.6 17.6-26.3 65 13.8 10.5-17.9 130 26.8 22.0-32.3 82 15.6 12.0-20.2 101 22.1 17.9-27.0
No 822 137 15.5 13.0-18.5 97 11.2 8.9-13.9 211 25.6 22.3-29.2 161 18.5 15.6-21.7 216 29.2 25.6-33.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 234 46 18.0 13.3-23.9 32 14.8 10.1-21.2 67 28.2 22.2-35.1 45 18.1 13.4-24.1 44 20.8 15.4-27.6
Non-Veteran 1,084 199 17.7 15.2-20.5 131 11.5 9.5-13.9 276 25.4 22.3-28.8 199 17.1 14.6-20.0 279 28.3 25.1-31.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,115 204 17.1 14.7-19.7 146 12.5 10.4-15.0 289 26.0 22.9-29.3 198 17.0 14.5-19.9 278 27.4 24.3-30.7
No 204 41 22.0 15.9-29.6 17 9.4 5.6-15.6 54 25.7 19.3-33.4 47 19.2 14.1-25.6 45 23.7 17.4-31.5

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

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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