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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Whites

Respondents age 50-75 who received one or more of the recommended colorectal cancer screening tests
within the recommended time interval.*

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-16.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,273 2,392 70.8 68.9-72.6 881 29.2 27.4-31.1
-Whites 2,506 1,862 71.8 69.7-73.8 644 28.2 26.2-30.3
GENDER
Male 1,087 777 68.9 65.7-72.1 310 31.1 27.9-34.3
Female 1,419 1,085 74.4 71.6-77.0 334 25.6 23.0-28.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,475 1,847 72.1 70.0-74.1 628 27.9 25.9-30.0
AGE
50-54 365 192 53.7 48.0-59.2 173 46.3 40.8-52.0
55-64 1,038 768 73.8 70.7-76.7 270 26.2 23.3-29.3
65-74 1,021 839 81.1 78.1-83.8 182 18.9 16.2-21.9
75 82 63 78.8 68.0-86.7 19 21.2 13.3-32.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 224 133 58.5 51.1-65.6 91 41.5 34.4-48.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 678 475 69.3 65.3-73.1 203 30.7 26.9-34.7
Some Post-H.S. 680 507 72.6 68.6-76.4 173 27.4 23.6-31.4
College Graduate 921 745 79.3 76.1-82.2 176 20.7 17.8-23.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 202 120 54.6 46.5-62.5 82 45.4 37.5-53.5
$15,000- 24,999 334 223 66.5 60.2-72.2 111 33.5 27.8-39.8
$25,000- 34,999 232 168 68.4 60.8-75.1 64 31.6 24.9-39.2
$35,000- 49,999 330 242 68.6 62.4-74.3 88 31.4 25.7-37.6
$50,000- 74,999 337 272 79.7 74.3-84.2 65 20.3 15.8-25.7
$75,000+ 602 493 78.7 74.5-82.4 109 21.3 17.6-25.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 834 648 75.5 71.9-78.8 186 24.5 21.2-28.1
No 1,661 1,207 70.0 67.4-72.5 454 30.0 27.5-32.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 396 312 78.8 73.9-83.0 84 21.2 17.0-26.1
Non-Veteran 2,110 1,550 70.5 68.1-72.7 560 29.5 27.3-31.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,514 1,113 70.6 67.8-73.2 401 29.4 26.8-32.2
No 992 749 73.5 70.2-76.6 243 26.5 23.4-29.8

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*The definition includes: 1) had a blood stool test in past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years AND
a blood stool test within the past 3 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years.

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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