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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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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
-Piedmont NC 2,218 944 38.4 36.1-40.7 1,274 61.6 59.3-63.9
GENDER
Male 905 339 35.4 32.0-39.0 566 64.6 61.0-68.0
Female 1,313 605 40.8 37.8-43.8 708 59.2 56.2-62.2
RACE
White 1,710 749 40.0 37.4-42.6 961 60.0 57.4-62.6
African American 399 162 35.8 30.7-41.3 237 64.2 58.7-69.3
Other minorities 87 27 24.9 16.3-36.0 60 75.1 64.0-83.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,149 931 39.2 36.9-41.6 1,218 60.8 58.4-63.1
AGE
50-54 307 64 18.8 14.5-23.9 243 81.2 76.1-85.5
55-64 725 264 35.6 31.9-39.6 461 64.4 60.4-68.1
65-74 660 341 50.1 45.8-54.5 319 49.9 45.5-54.2
75+ 477 258 53.0 47.8-58.2 219 47.0 41.8-52.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 269 94 32.0 26.2-38.5 175 68.0 61.5-73.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 578 253 39.7 35.4-44.2 325 60.3 55.8-64.6
Some Post-H.S. 563 240 38.9 34.5-43.4 323 61.1 56.6-65.5
College Graduate 796 353 40.4 36.6-44.3 443 59.6 55.7-63.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 212 76 32.5 25.7-40.0 136 67.5 60.0-74.3
$15,000- 24,999 341 146 40.6 34.7-46.7 195 59.4 53.3-65.3
$25,000- 34,999 205 90 37.9 30.8-45.4 115 62.1 54.6-69.2
$35,000- 49,999 253 114 40.1 33.3-47.3 139 59.9 52.7-66.7
$50,000+ 709 297 37.2 33.4-41.2 412 62.8 58.8-66.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 753 346 42.5 38.5-46.6 407 57.5 53.4-61.5
No 1,455 595 36.5 33.8-39.3 860 63.5 60.7-66.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 322 143 43.0 37.0-49.3 179 57.0 50.7-63.0
Non-Veteran 1,893 801 37.6 35.2-40.1 1,092 62.4 59.9-64.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 801 314 35.2 31.6-38.9 487 64.8 61.1-68.4
No 1,417 630 40.2 37.3-43.1 787 59.8 56.9-62.7

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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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