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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Whites

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,305 650 18.7 17.2-20.3 2,655 81.3 79.7-82.8
-Whites 2,517 497 18.5 16.9-20.3 2,020 81.5 79.7-83.1
GENDER
Male 1,101 212 17.9 15.6-20.6 889 82.1 79.4-84.4
Female 1,416 285 19.0 16.8-21.5 1,131 81.0 78.5-83.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,486 494 18.6 17.0-20.4 1,992 81.4 79.6-83.0
AGE
50-54 370 43 10.3 7.4-14.0 327 89.7 86.0-92.6
55-64 1,045 197 18.6 16.1-21.4 848 81.4 78.6-83.9
65-74 1,021 237 23.3 20.5-26.3 784 76.7 73.7-79.5
75 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 231 40 17.4 12.5-23.8 191 82.6 76.2-87.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 685 133 18.4 15.5-21.8 552 81.6 78.2-84.5
Some Post-H.S. 684 150 19.5 16.5-22.9 534 80.5 77.1-83.5
College Graduate 914 174 18.0 15.4-20.9 740 82.0 79.1-84.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 208 37 17.3 12.0-24.2 171 82.7 75.8-88.0
$15,000- 24,999 335 67 20.0 15.5-25.4 268 80.0 74.6-84.5
$25,000- 34,999 236 54 20.3 15.3-26.4 182 79.7 73.6-84.7
$35,000- 49,999 324 67 21.5 16.8-27.0 257 78.5 73.0-83.2
$50,000- 74,999 338 62 15.7 12.0-20.3 276 84.3 79.7-88.0
$75,000+ 603 117 18.5 15.3-22.3 486 81.5 77.7-84.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 841 178 20.4 17.4-23.7 663 79.6 76.3-82.6
No 1,665 317 17.5 15.6-19.6 1,348 82.5 80.4-84.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 394 89 20.9 16.9-25.5 305 79.1 74.5-83.1
Non-Veteran 2,123 408 18.1 16.3-20.0 1,715 81.9 80.0-83.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,524 297 17.9 15.9-20.2 1,227 82.1 79.8-84.1
No 993 200 19.3 16.8-22.2 793 80.7 77.8-83.2

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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.

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