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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-Whites

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,243 1,721 37.2 35.5-38.8 2,522 62.8 61.2-64.5
-Whites 3,284 1,367 38.1 36.2-40.0 1,917 61.9 60.0-63.8
GENDER
Male 1,365 502 34.0 31.3-36.9 863 66.0 63.1-68.7
Female 1,919 865 41.6 39.1-44.1 1,054 58.4 55.9-60.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,246 1,361 38.3 36.5-40.2 1,885 61.7 59.8-63.5
AGE
50-54 371 76 19.0 15.1-23.6 295 81.0 76.4-84.9
55-64 1,058 364 33.0 30.0-36.2 694 67.0 63.8-70.0
65-74 1,051 526 48.8 45.4-52.3 525 51.2 47.7-54.6
75+ 758 385 51.0 46.9-55.0 373 49.0 45.0-53.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 353 123 33.0 27.7-38.7 230 67.0 61.3-72.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 904 371 37.6 34.2-41.1 533 62.4 58.9-65.8
Some Post-H.S. 865 355 37.9 34.4-41.5 510 62.1 58.5-65.6
College Graduate 1,154 516 41.7 38.5-45.0 638 58.3 55.0-61.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 266 97 35.5 29.1-42.5 169 64.5 57.5-70.9
$15,000- 24,999 478 193 38.0 33.1-43.1 285 62.0 56.9-66.9
$25,000- 34,999 318 144 41.6 35.7-47.8 174 58.4 52.2-64.3
$35,000- 49,999 399 175 40.4 35.0-45.9 224 59.6 54.1-65.0
$50,000- 74,999 391 156 35.2 30.1-40.5 235 64.8 59.5-69.9
$75,000+ 692 294 38.2 34.2-42.3 398 61.8 57.7-65.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,148 521 42.0 38.8-45.4 627 58.0 54.6-61.2
No 2,123 841 36.0 33.8-38.3 1,282 64.0 61.7-66.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 572 250 41.7 37.2-46.3 322 58.3 53.7-62.8
Non-Veteran 2,711 1,117 37.3 35.3-39.4 1,594 62.7 60.6-64.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,953 770 35.9 33.6-38.4 1,183 64.1 61.6-66.4
No 1,331 597 41.2 38.2-44.2 734 58.8 55.8-61.8

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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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