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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,144 703 17.2 15.9-18.6 463 11.0 9.9-12.2 1,161 26.8 25.3-28.4 772 17.8 16.4-19.1 1,045 27.2 25.6-28.8
-Piedmont NC 2,163 368 18.0 16.2-20.0 224 10.6 9.1-12.2 635 27.6 25.6-29.8 420 18.3 16.5-20.2 516 25.5 23.4-27.7
GENDER
Male 890 158 19.0 16.2-22.2 99 11.1 9.0-13.8 250 25.8 22.7-29.1 147 15.2 12.7-18.0 236 28.9 25.6-32.5
Female 1,273 210 17.3 15.0-19.8 125 10.1 8.2-12.3 385 29.2 26.4-32.1 273 20.9 18.4-23.5 280 22.6 20.0-25.5
RACE
White 1,677 281 17.8 15.8-20.0 162 10.1 8.5-12.0 515 28.8 26.4-31.2 350 19.9 17.8-22.1 369 23.4 21.1-25.9
African American 385 71 19.0 14.8-24.0 58 13.4 10.0-17.8 99 24.9 20.3-30.2 53 12.7 9.4-17.0 104 30.0 24.8-35.7
Other minorities 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,100 356 18.0 16.1-20.0 223 10.8 9.3-12.5 626 28.1 26.0-30.3 410 18.3 16.5-20.2 485 24.9 22.7-27.1
AGE
50-54 307 56 18.2 13.9-23.4 23 8.3 5.3-12.6 57 17.5 13.5-22.4 33 10.9 7.6-15.3 138 45.2 39.2-51.3
55-64 718 107 15.7 12.9-18.9 70 9.6 7.4-12.4 217 30.6 27.0-34.4 156 21.5 18.3-25.1 168 22.7 19.4-26.2
65-74 657 142 23.8 20.2-27.8 79 13.4 10.5-17.0 209 29.7 26.0-33.7 121 16.6 13.8-19.8 106 16.5 13.5-20.0
75+ 455 55 12.9 9.8-16.9 51 12.0 8.9-15.9 149 33.6 28.6-39.0 105 23.9 19.6-28.7 95 17.6 14.1-21.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 249 42 17.1 12.4-23.2 26 10.8 7.1-16.1 53 20.7 15.6-27.1 30 12.4 8.5-17.6 98 38.9 32.3-45.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 567 95 18.0 14.6-21.9 62 11.8 9.0-15.3 151 24.9 21.2-29.0 101 16.1 13.1-19.6 158 29.3 25.2-33.7
Some Post-H.S. 557 109 20.1 16.6-24.1 48 8.7 6.3-11.9 166 28.2 24.3-32.5 127 21.9 18.3-26.0 107 21.1 17.3-25.4
College Graduate 781 121 16.3 13.5-19.6 88 11.4 9.0-14.4 262 33.0 29.3-36.8 159 19.2 16.3-22.4 151 20.1 17.0-23.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 202 33 17.5 12.1-24.8 16 8.7 4.9-15.2 34 14.1 9.5-20.2 35 15.5 10.7-21.9 84 44.2 36.3-52.3
$15,000- 24,999 335 57 18.5 14.1-23.9 29 9.3 6.2-13.9 95 27.4 22.1-33.5 55 14.1 10.5-18.6 99 30.6 25.2-36.6
$25,000- 34,999 205 31 18.5 13.0-25.7 27 10.2 6.7-15.2 65 28.9 22.6-36.1 35 18.9 13.3-26.2 47 23.5 17.5-30.9
$35,000- 49,999 254 42 16.5 12.1-22.1 33 12.8 8.5-18.7 77 26.5 20.7-33.1 48 17.7 12.9-23.8 54 26.5 20.2-33.9
$50,000+ 706 125 18.3 15.2-21.9 86 12.6 10.0-15.8 238 31.6 27.9-35.5 146 19.7 16.6-23.1 111 17.8 14.6-21.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 728 139 21.1 17.8-24.8 77 10.1 7.9-12.9 218 27.5 24.0-31.3 134 17.3 14.5-20.6 160 23.9 20.4-27.8
No 1,425 227 16.5 14.4-18.9 146 10.8 9.0-12.9 415 27.8 25.3-30.5 286 18.9 16.7-21.2 351 26.0 23.4-28.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 321 59 22.4 17.3-28.4 40 12.0 8.5-16.7 103 29.6 24.3-35.4 55 15.7 11.9-20.5 64 20.3 15.6-26.0
Non-Veteran 1,840 309 17.3 15.4-19.4 184 10.3 8.8-12.1 531 27.3 25.0-29.6 364 18.7 16.8-20.8 452 26.4 24.1-28.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 777 148 21.4 18.3-25.0 67 9.0 6.8-11.7 229 26.6 23.3-30.1 149 17.0 14.3-20.1 184 26.0 22.5-29.8
No 1,386 220 16.2 14.0-18.5 157 11.4 9.6-13.6 406 28.2 25.6-31.0 271 19.0 16.7-21.4 332 25.2 22.6-28.0

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

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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