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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 662 90 13.4 10.6-16.8 76 10.5 8.3-13.2 183 25.5 22.0-29.4 107 16.7 13.5-20.4 206 33.9 29.8-38.3
GENDER
Male 265 40 14.9 10.5-20.9 31 11.3 7.8-16.0 76 25.3 19.9-31.6 31 12.9 8.3-19.5 87 35.6 29.2-42.6
Female 397 50 12.1 8.9-16.3 45 9.9 7.2-13.4 107 25.7 21.2-30.7 76 19.7 15.7-24.4 119 32.6 27.5-38.2
RACE
White 619 86 13.7 10.7-17.2 72 10.8 8.4-13.7 173 26.0 22.4-30.0 101 16.8 13.5-20.7 187 32.8 28.6-37.3
Other minorities 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 214 30 12.4 8.6-17.7 31 14.4 10.1-20.2 52 21.5 16.3-27.9 33 16.7 11.9-23.0 68 34.9 28.1-42.4
65-74 230 31 13.2 9.1-18.6 26 10.7 7.0-15.8 76 33.4 26.9-40.6 34 14.3 10.0-20.0 63 28.5 22.3-35.6
75+ 151 21 12.7 8.1-19.5 16 9.2 5.5-15.1 45 31.8 24.1-40.7 30 19.6 13.5-27.7 39 26.6 19.1-35.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 15.8 9.0-26.1 13 13.7 7.7-23.0 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 191 25 13.9 9.0-20.9 23 10.6 6.8-15.9 47 24.0 18.1-31.1 29 18.8 12.2-27.8 67 32.8 25.8-40.5
Some Post-H.S. 163 24 14.4 9.3-21.7 13 7.9 4.5-13.4 49 28.9 21.8-37.1 23 14.4 9.6-21.1 54 34.5 26.8-43.1
College Graduate 211 32 15.0 10.6-21.0 29 15.2 10.6-21.4 70 31.8 25.6-38.7 42 19.9 14.6-26.5 38 18.1 13.2-24.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 18.1 10.1-30.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 125 17 12.6 7.5-20.3 *** *** *** 27 20.5 13.9-29.3 *** *** *** 51 39.1 29.7-49.3
$25,000- 34,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 25.2 16.4-36.7 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 175 29 17.3 11.6-25.2 25 12.9 8.7-18.7 62 31.4 24.6-39.1 25 14.1 9.3-20.8 34 24.3 17.5-32.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 251 40 17.2 12.1-23.8 35 13.0 9.1-18.2 66 24.8 19.1-31.5 38 14.9 10.6-20.5 72 30.1 24.0-37.1
No 408 50 11.1 8.1-15.0 40 9.0 6.5-12.3 117 26.2 21.9-31.0 68 17.4 13.2-22.6 133 36.3 31.0-41.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 121 17 15.7 9.2-25.5 14 11.5 6.6-19.4 42 33.8 25.2-43.7 19 13.8 8.5-21.8 29 25.1 17.2-35.2
Non-Veteran 541 73 12.8 9.9-16.5 62 10.3 7.9-13.3 141 23.7 19.9-27.9 88 17.3 13.7-21.6 177 35.9 31.3-40.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 538 81 14.5 11.3-18.4 56 9.8 7.4-12.8 141 23.9 20.1-28.0 88 17.0 13.4-21.3 172 34.9 30.3-39.8
No 124 *** *** *** 20 14.2 9.0-21.9 42 34.2 25.2-44.4 19 15.0 9.3-23.2 34 28.9 20.7-38.8

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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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