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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 515 332 61.2 56.2-66.0 183 38.8 34.0-43.8
GENDER
Male 208 127 58.8 51.0-66.3 81 41.2 33.7-49.0
Female 307 205 63.1 56.6-69.1 102 36.9 30.9-43.4
RACE
White 483 316 62.2 57.1-67.2 167 37.8 32.8-42.9
Other minorities 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 213 138 60.9 53.3-68.0 75 39.1 32.0-46.7
65-74 225 157 69.1 61.9-75.5 68 30.9 24.5-38.1
75 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 159 96 61.8 53.0-69.9 63 38.2 30.1-47.0
Some Post-H.S. 129 79 58.1 48.4-67.3 50 41.9 32.7-51.6
College Graduate 162 126 78.1 70.7-84.1 36 21.9 15.9-29.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 146 114 73.4 64.1-81.0 32 26.6 19.0-35.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 188 125 64.0 55.7-71.6 63 36.0 28.4-44.3
No 324 205 59.4 53.1-65.5 119 40.6 34.5-46.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 431 274 59.5 53.9-64.8 157 40.5 35.2-46.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 425 268 59.6 54.0-64.9 157 40.4 35.1-46.0
No 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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