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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 519 63 11.5 8.7-14.9 456 88.5 85.1-91.3
GENDER
Male 208 27 11.9 7.9-17.4 181 88.1 82.6-92.1
Female 311 36 11.1 7.7-15.9 275 88.9 84.1-92.3
RACE
White 486 57 11.2 8.4-14.8 429 88.8 85.2-91.6
Other minorities 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 211 26 14.4 9.5-21.2 185 85.6 78.8-90.5
65-74 228 32 12.6 8.8-17.7 196 87.4 82.3-91.2
75 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 160 19 11.8 7.4-18.2 141 88.2 81.8-92.6
Some Post-H.S. 130 18 11.2 6.8-17.9 112 88.8 82.1-93.2
College Graduate 160 19 11.6 7.3-17.8 141 88.4 82.2-92.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 92 13 14.9 8.3-25.4 79 85.1 74.6-91.7
$25,000- 34,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 147 14 8.3 4.8-14.1 133 91.7 85.9-95.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 189 26 14.0 9.0-21.0 163 86.0 79.0-91.0
No 328 37 10.0 7.1-14.0 291 90.0 86.0-92.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 83 17 18.5 11.1-29.1 66 81.5 70.9-88.9
Non-Veteran 436 46 10.2 7.4-13.9 390 89.8 86.1-92.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 428 52 11.8 8.8-15.7 376 88.2 84.3-91.2
No 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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