2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 2,021 1,381 67.9 65.1-70.5 640 32.1 29.5-34.9
-Eastern NC 738 493 67.0 62.2-71.4 245 33.0 28.6-37.8
GENDER
Male 325 199 61.5 54.0-68.5 126 38.5 31.5-46.0
Female 413 294 71.4 65.4-76.6 119 28.6 23.4-34.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 468 315 67.6 62.1-72.7 153 32.4 27.3-37.9
Non-Hispanic Black 188 133 68.2 57.3-77.5 55 31.8 22.5-42.7
Other 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 276 172 61.9 53.9-69.3 104 38.1 30.7-46.1
65-75 327 256 79.9 73.1-85.4 71 20.1 14.6-26.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 199 128 63.2 53.1-72.3 71 36.8 27.7-46.9
Some Post-H.S. 232 163 71.7 63.6-78.5 69 28.3 21.5-36.4
College Graduate 223 159 73.2 65.7-79.6 64 26.8 20.4-34.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 71 *** *** *** 21 21.7 13.0-33.9
$35,000- 49,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 134 103 76.3 66.8-83.7 31 23.7 16.3-33.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 305 207 66.2 58.1-73.6 98 33.8 26.4-41.9
No 433 286 67.5 61.7-72.8 147 32.5 27.2-38.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 99 69.4 58.8-78.2 41 30.6 21.8-41.2
Non-Veteran 598 394 66.4 61.0-71.3 204 33.6 28.7-39.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 128 85 66.3 56.2-75.2 43 33.7 24.8-43.8
Rural 571 379 66.5 60.8-71.8 192 33.5 28.2-39.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 260 153 58.4 50.1-66.1 107 41.6 33.9-49.9
Unemployed 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 309 235 80.8 75.0-85.5 74 19.2 14.5-25.0
Unable to Work 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 72 50 77.7 66.4-85.9 22 22.3 14.1-33.6
More than 200% 352 251 70.9 64.5-76.6 101 29.1 23.4-35.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 258 165 65.2 55.6-73.7 93 34.8 26.3-44.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 338 219 64.5 57.8-70.6 119 35.5 29.4-42.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 142 109 74.4 64.8-82.1 33 25.6 17.9-35.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

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