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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 year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,305 378 10.9 9.8-12.2 2,927 89.1 87.8-90.2
-Piedmont NC 1,718 196 11.0 9.4-12.7 1,522 89.0 87.3-90.6
GENDER
Male 746 86 11.1 8.9-13.9 660 88.9 86.1-91.1
Female 972 110 10.8 8.9-13.1 862 89.2 86.9-91.1
RACE
White 1,303 151 11.5 9.7-13.5 1,152 88.5 86.5-90.3
African American 328 35 9.4 6.5-13.6 293 90.6 86.4-93.5
Other minorities 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,662 193 11.1 9.6-12.9 1,469 88.9 87.1-90.4
AGE
50-54 307 26 6.9 4.5-10.3 281 93.1 89.7-95.5
55-64 715 81 12.1 9.6-15.1 634 87.9 84.9-90.4
65-74 641 84 13.2 10.5-16.3 557 86.8 83.7-89.5
75 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 190 17 8.1 4.8-13.3 173 91.9 86.7-95.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 444 53 11.7 8.8-15.5 391 88.3 84.5-91.2
Some Post-H.S. 447 61 12.6 9.7-16.3 386 87.4 83.7-90.3
College Graduate 633 65 9.9 7.6-12.7 568 90.1 87.3-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 25 12.8 8.3-19.2 146 87.2 80.8-91.7
$15,000- 24,999 258 26 10.4 6.9-15.4 232 89.6 84.6-93.1
$25,000- 34,999 158 16 10.5 6.1-17.4 142 89.5 82.6-93.9
$35,000- 49,999 214 27 14.5 9.6-21.3 187 85.5 78.7-90.4
$50,000+ 616 69 10.5 8.2-13.4 547 89.5 86.6-91.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 556 65 12.2 9.3-15.7 491 87.8 84.3-90.7
No 1,153 131 10.5 8.7-12.5 1,022 89.5 87.5-91.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 223 29 12.9 8.7-18.9 194 87.1 81.1-91.3
Non-Veteran 1,495 167 10.7 9.1-12.5 1,328 89.3 87.5-90.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 636 68 10.3 8.0-13.2 568 89.7 86.8-92.0
No 1,082 128 11.3 9.4-13.6 954 88.7 86.4-90.6

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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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