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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 blood stool test using a home kit?*

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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 4,082 484 11.4 10.3-12.5 197 4.7 4.0- 5.5 347 7.7 6.8- 8.7 580 12.5 11.4-13.6 2,474 63.8 62.1-65.5
-Western NC 659 77 11.0 8.6-14.0 37 4.8 3.4- 6.7 63 9.5 7.3-12.4 102 13.8 11.2-16.9 380 60.9 56.6-65.0
GENDER
Male 265 33 11.7 8.1-16.6 15 4.6 2.7- 7.7 29 10.7 7.3-15.4 29 9.0 6.0-13.2 159 64.0 57.4-70.2
Female 394 44 10.4 7.5-14.4 22 5.0 3.2- 7.7 34 8.6 5.9-12.4 73 17.6 13.9-22.1 221 58.4 52.8-63.7
RACE
White 617 71 10.9 8.4-14.0 33 4.7 3.3- 6.8 62 9.9 7.6-12.9 99 14.2 11.5-17.4 352 60.3 55.8-64.5
Other minorities 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 50 84.1 72.9-91.2
55-64 211 26 14.4 9.5-21.2 *** *** *** 20 9.3 5.9-14.4 18 7.0 4.3-11.2 137 64.9 57.6-71.7
65-74 228 32 12.6 8.8-17.7 16 6.1 3.7-10.1 22 12.6 8.0-19.3 46 18.2 13.4-24.2 112 50.5 43.3-57.7
75+ 158 16 9.4 5.5-15.5 *** *** *** 18 9.9 6.1-15.9 33 23.5 16.7-32.0 81 51.3 42.6-59.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 195 19 10.1 6.4-15.8 12 5.2 2.9- 9.1 17 8.2 5.0-13.0 30 12.9 8.8-18.5 117 63.7 56.0-70.7
Some Post-H.S. 162 23 12.2 8.0-18.4 *** *** *** 17 8.8 5.4-14.2 20 12.5 8.0-19.1 92 60.4 52.0-68.2
College Graduate 204 26 11.8 7.9-17.1 13 6.0 3.5-10.3 20 11.2 7.2-17.0 41 19.6 14.4-26.1 104 51.5 44.1-58.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 128 15 13.0 7.6-21.4 *** *** *** 12 9.3 5.2-16.3 15 11.6 6.8-19.0 75 58.6 48.5-68.1
$25,000- 34,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 16.1 9.2-26.5 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 175 17 8.3 5.0-13.5 *** *** *** 19 10.5 6.6-16.3 31 14.7 10.1-21.1 99 62.4 54.4-69.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 252 33 13.5 9.2-19.3 22 7.3 4.6-11.3 30 12.7 8.6-18.4 41 14.6 10.4-20.0 126 52.0 44.8-59.1
No 405 44 9.5 6.9-12.9 15 3.3 1.9- 5.5 33 7.6 5.3-10.8 60 13.3 10.2-17.2 253 66.3 61.1-71.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 20 14.8 9.2-23.0 *** *** *** 15 13.4 8.0-21.5 17 12.6 7.4-20.6 61 54.3 44.1-64.1
Non-Veteran 540 57 10.2 7.6-13.4 31 4.8 3.3- 6.9 48 8.7 6.3-11.8 85 14.1 11.2-17.5 319 62.3 57.6-66.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 536 62 11.2 8.5-14.6 26 4.0 2.7- 6.1 52 9.3 7.0-12.2 83 13.6 10.8-17.0 313 61.9 57.2-66.4
No 123 15 9.7 5.6-16.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 14.9 9.3-23.1 67 55.5 45.5-65.2

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the 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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