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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,243 1,721 37.2 35.5-38.8 2,522 62.8 61.2-64.5
GENDER
Male 1,705 613 33.7 31.2-36.3 1,092 66.3 63.7-68.8
Female 2,538 1,108 40.0 37.8-42.2 1,430 60.0 57.8-62.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,969 1,663 38.6 36.9-40.3 2,306 61.4 59.7-63.1
No 264 56 19.4 14.7-25.1 208 80.6 74.9-85.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,233 506 38.4 35.3-41.6 727 61.6 58.4-64.7
Overweight 1,517 617 36.6 33.8-39.4 900 63.4 60.6-66.2
Obese 1,184 485 37.5 34.5-40.6 699 62.5 59.4-65.5
Current Smoker
Yes 598 176 28.2 24.2-32.5 422 71.8 67.5-75.8
No 3,610 1,532 38.9 37.1-40.8 2,078 61.1 59.2-62.9
History of CVD**
Yes 824 407 45.7 41.7-49.8 417 54.3 50.2-58.3
No 3,362 1,296 35.3 33.5-37.1 2,066 64.7 62.9-66.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 243 89 31.0 24.9-37.9 154 69.0 62.1-75.1
No 3,892 1,597 37.9 36.1-39.6 2,295 62.1 60.4-63.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 166 72 40.1 31.7-49.1 94 59.9 50.9-68.3
No 3,970 1,618 37.3 35.6-39.1 2,352 62.7 60.9-64.4
COPD
Yes 525 217 37.4 32.8-42.2 308 62.6 57.8-67.2
No 3,687 1,491 37.1 35.4-38.9 2,196 62.9 61.1-64.6
Current Asthma
Yes 360 158 40.7 35.0-46.7 202 59.3 53.3-65.0
No 3,861 1,557 36.9 35.2-38.7 2,304 63.1 61.3-64.8
Diabetes
Yes 791 349 40.2 36.4-44.1 442 59.8 55.9-63.6
No 3,442 1,369 36.5 34.7-38.4 2,073 63.5 61.6-65.3
Disability
Yes 1,507 661 40.9 38.0-43.8 846 59.1 56.2-62.0
No 2,712 1,051 35.2 33.2-37.3 1,661 64.8 62.7-66.8
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 1,972 903 42.7 40.2-45.3 1,069 57.3 54.7-59.8
No 2,269 818 32.8 30.7-35.0 1,451 67.2 65.0-69.3

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

#Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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.

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