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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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
-Piedmont NC 1,718 348 19.0 17.0-21.2 1,370 81.0 78.8-83.0
GENDER
Male 746 149 19.0 16.1-22.4 597 81.0 77.6-83.9
Female 972 199 19.0 16.4-21.9 773 81.0 78.1-83.6
RACE
White 1,303 271 19.7 17.4-22.2 1,032 80.3 77.8-82.6
African American 328 60 17.1 12.9-22.3 268 82.9 77.7-87.1
Other minorities 75 15 17.7 10.2-28.8 60 82.3 71.2-89.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,662 344 19.4 17.4-21.6 1,318 80.6 78.4-82.6
AGE
50-54 307 39 10.7 7.6-14.9 268 89.3 85.1-92.4
55-64 715 139 19.9 16.8-23.4 576 80.1 76.6-83.2
65-74 641 158 24.8 21.2-28.8 483 75.2 71.2-78.8
75 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 190 35 17.2 12.0-24.0 155 82.8 76.0-88.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 444 93 19.9 16.2-24.3 351 80.1 75.7-83.8
Some Post-H.S. 447 98 20.0 16.3-24.3 349 80.0 75.7-83.7
College Graduate 633 122 18.1 15.0-21.6 511 81.9 78.4-85.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 33 16.8 11.6-23.7 138 83.2 76.3-88.4
$15,000- 24,999 258 56 22.8 17.4-29.3 202 77.2 70.7-82.6
$25,000- 34,999 158 29 17.4 11.8-25.0 129 82.6 75.0-88.2
$35,000- 49,999 214 48 24.0 17.7-31.6 166 76.0 68.4-82.3
$50,000+ 616 126 18.3 15.2-21.7 490 81.7 78.3-84.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 556 118 20.5 16.9-24.5 438 79.5 75.5-83.1
No 1,153 230 18.5 16.2-21.1 923 81.5 78.9-83.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 223 48 20.4 15.1-26.9 175 79.6 73.1-84.9
Non-Veteran 1,495 300 18.8 16.7-21.1 1,195 81.2 78.9-83.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 636 127 19.4 16.2-23.1 509 80.6 76.9-83.8
No 1,082 221 18.8 16.3-21.5 861 81.2 78.5-83.7

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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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