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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy in the past 10 years.
(CDC calculated variable. )

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,265 2,277 67.3 65.4-69.1 988 32.7 30.9-34.6
-Piedmont NC 1,704 1,209 68.7 66.1-71.2 495 31.3 28.8-33.9
GENDER
Male 731 492 65.2 61.1-69.1 239 34.8 30.9-38.9
Female 973 717 71.8 68.3-75.0 256 28.2 25.0-31.7
RACE
White 1,301 948 70.7 67.7-73.5 353 29.3 26.5-32.3
African American 320 224 65.9 59.5-71.7 96 34.1 28.3-40.5
Other minorities 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,651 1,187 69.5 66.9-72.0 464 30.5 28.0-33.1
AGE
50-54 303 153 50.1 44.0-56.2 150 49.9 43.8-56.0
55-64 704 505 72.8 69.0-76.3 199 27.2 23.7-31.0
65-74 640 509 79.0 75.2-82.3 131 21.0 17.7-24.8
75 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 179 94 51.7 43.5-59.8 85 48.3 40.2-56.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 438 291 65.3 60.2-70.1 147 34.7 29.9-39.8
Some Post-H.S. 443 327 72.1 67.0-76.7 116 27.9 23.3-33.0
College Graduate 640 495 75.6 71.5-79.3 145 24.4 20.7-28.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 161 82 46.9 38.2-55.9 79 53.1 44.1-61.8
$15,000- 24,999 252 162 63.7 56.7-70.1 90 36.3 29.9-43.3
$25,000- 34,999 158 114 69.4 60.2-77.3 44 30.6 22.7-39.8
$35,000- 49,999 216 155 66.1 58.0-73.3 61 33.9 26.7-42.0
$50,000+ 617 492 77.8 73.8-81.4 125 22.2 18.6-26.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 548 399 69.6 64.8-74.0 149 30.4 26.0-35.2
No 1,147 806 68.5 65.4-71.6 341 31.5 28.4-34.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 226 167 74.0 66.9-80.0 59 26.0 20.0-33.1
Non-Veteran 1,478 1,042 67.9 65.0-70.6 436 32.1 29.4-35.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 633 448 69.3 64.9-73.3 185 30.7 26.7-35.1
No 1,071 761 68.4 65.1-71.6 310 31.6 28.4-34.9

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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