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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,665 287 17.3 15.3-19.5 185 11.2 9.5-13.0 460 26.0 23.7-28.6 260 14.8 12.9-17.0 473 30.6 28.1-33.3
Female 2,479 416 17.2 15.5-19.0 278 10.9 9.5-12.4 701 27.5 25.5-29.5 512 20.1 18.4-22.0 572 24.4 22.4-26.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,883 687 18.1 16.8-19.6 451 11.5 10.4-12.7 1,134 28.1 26.5-29.8 721 17.6 16.2-19.0 890 24.7 23.1-26.3
No 253 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 10.7 7.1-15.8 49 20.0 15.0-26.0 153 60.6 53.8-67.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,207 176 14.7 12.5-17.1 132 10.9 8.9-13.1 328 26.5 23.7-29.5 251 19.8 17.3-22.4 320 28.2 25.3-31.4
Overweight 1,493 244 17.0 14.8-19.4 165 11.2 9.4-13.3 441 28.5 25.9-31.3 305 19.4 17.2-21.9 338 23.9 21.4-26.6
Obese 1,167 235 20.0 17.5-22.7 148 12.4 10.5-14.7 331 26.4 23.7-29.3 167 13.5 11.4-15.8 286 27.8 24.8-30.9
Current Smoker
Yes 587 92 15.6 12.5-19.4 51 7.8 5.7-10.5 146 22.0 18.4-26.0 81 14.8 11.7-18.5 217 39.9 35.3-44.7
No 3,524 606 17.6 16.2-19.1 409 11.6 10.4-12.9 1,008 27.8 26.1-29.5 684 18.2 16.8-19.7 817 24.8 23.2-26.5
History of CVD**
Yes 800 151 19.4 16.4-22.9 104 12.3 9.9-15.1 224 26.4 22.9-30.2 137 16.4 13.6-19.7 184 25.5 22.0-29.3
No 3,291 541 16.6 15.2-18.1 354 10.8 9.6-12.1 925 27.0 25.3-28.8 627 18.1 16.6-19.7 844 27.6 25.8-29.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 241 32 13.0 8.6-19.1 21 8.8 5.3-14.3 64 23.6 18.1-30.2 40 15.8 10.7-22.8 84 38.8 31.6-46.4
No 3,802 651 17.5 16.2-19.0 428 11.1 10.0-12.3 1,070 27.1 25.5-28.8 719 18.0 16.7-19.4 934 26.2 24.6-27.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 165 22 13.9 8.4-22.1 17 11.2 6.6-18.5 48 25.0 18.4-32.9 36 17.8 12.3-25.1 42 32.1 23.9-41.7
No 3,875 664 17.5 16.1-18.9 433 10.9 9.8-12.1 1,087 27.0 25.4-28.6 719 17.7 16.4-19.2 972 26.9 25.2-28.5
COPD
Yes 517 97 18.2 14.7-22.3 65 11.5 8.8-15.0 152 28.2 23.8-32.9 92 18.5 14.7-23.0 111 23.6 19.6-28.2
No 3,595 600 17.1 15.7-18.6 392 10.9 9.7-12.1 1,004 26.7 25.1-28.4 675 17.7 16.3-19.2 924 27.7 26.0-29.5
Current Asthma
Yes 351 58 16.3 12.3-21.3 47 13.4 9.7-18.3 114 28.7 23.6-34.4 61 16.1 12.4-20.8 71 25.4 20.2-31.5
No 3,770 640 17.3 15.9-18.7 414 10.8 9.7-12.0 1,041 26.7 25.1-28.3 705 17.9 16.5-19.3 970 27.4 25.8-29.1
Diabetes
Yes 767 147 19.1 16.0-22.5 104 13.3 10.8-16.4 213 27.8 24.3-31.7 129 15.0 12.4-18.1 174 24.7 21.3-28.5
No 3,368 554 16.8 15.4-18.4 359 10.5 9.4-11.8 946 26.5 24.9-28.3 641 18.4 16.9-20.0 868 27.7 26.0-29.6
Disability
Yes 1,464 286 20.6 18.2-23.2 177 11.7 10.0-13.8 414 26.8 24.2-29.6 254 16.4 14.3-18.7 333 24.4 21.9-27.2
No 2,655 414 15.5 14.0-17.1 283 10.6 9.3-12.1 743 27.0 25.1-28.9 515 18.5 16.9-20.3 700 28.4 26.4-30.5
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 1,931 378 19.9 17.9-22.0 242 12.3 10.7-14.1 559 27.7 25.4-30.1 373 18.2 16.3-20.3 379 21.9 19.8-24.2
No 2,210 324 15.1 13.4-17.0 221 10.0 8.6-11.6 601 26.1 24.0-28.2 399 17.4 15.7-19.3 665 31.4 29.2-33.7

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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.

**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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