2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 2,046 203 10.4 8.6-12.5 1,843 89.6 87.5-91.4
-Eastern NC 755 70 8.8 6.6-11.6 685 91.2 88.4-93.4
GENDER
Male 332 28 7.5 5.0-11.3 304 92.5 88.7-95.0
Female 423 42 9.7 6.6-14.1 381 90.3 85.9-93.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 474 38 7.3 5.2-10.2 436 92.7 89.8-94.8
Non-Hispanic Black 200 28 13.1 8.0-20.6 172 86.9 79.4-92.0
Other 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 286 22 7.9 4.6-13.1 264 92.1 86.9-95.4
65-75 333 39 10.8 7.5-15.3 294 89.2 84.7-92.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 203 23 9.9 6.2-15.6 180 90.1 84.4-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 240 16 4.9 2.8- 8.3 224 95.1 91.7-97.2
College Graduate 225 23 13.1 7.6-21.7 202 86.9 78.3-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 130 13 12.3 6.8-21.2 117 87.7 78.8-93.2
$25,000- 34,999 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 105 15 11.0 6.2-18.7 90 89.0 81.3-93.8
$75,000+ 133 15 10.7 6.2-17.8 118 89.3 82.2-93.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 315 32 9.8 6.2-15.1 283 90.2 84.9-93.8
No 440 38 8.0 5.6-11.4 402 92.0 88.6-94.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 145 20 13.3 8.2-20.8 125 86.7 79.2-91.8
Non-Veteran 610 50 7.7 5.4-10.8 560 92.3 89.2-94.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 129 13 8.7 4.9-14.9 116 91.3 85.1-95.1
Rural 585 55 8.9 6.3-12.3 530 91.1 87.7-93.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 266 14 4.4 2.5- 7.7 252 95.6 92.3-97.5
Unemployed 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 315 39 12.1 8.5-17.0 276 87.9 83.0-91.5
Unable to Work 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 129 16 11.8 6.6-20.3 113 88.2 79.7-93.4
151% to 200% 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 355 39 8.9 6.2-12.4 316 91.1 87.6-93.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 264 26 7.7 4.8-11.9 238 92.3 88.1-95.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 346 35 9.2 6.4-13.1 311 90.8 86.9-93.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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