2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 2,472 244 10.4 8.8-12.3 105 3.9 3.0- 5.1 148 5.7 4.7- 7.0 255 10.1 8.7-11.8 1,720 69.8 67.3-72.1
-Eastern NC 909 86 8.8 6.8-11.3 38 3.8 2.6- 5.6 56 5.6 4.0- 7.7 93 11.6 9.0-14.9 636 70.2 66.2-73.9
GENDER
Male 397 36 7.9 5.4-11.2 *** *** *** 26 5.4 3.3- 8.7 39 10.2 7.2-14.4 281 73.2 67.6-78.1
Female 512 50 9.6 6.8-13.4 23 4.2 2.6- 6.8 30 5.7 3.7- 8.8 54 12.7 8.9-17.7 355 67.8 62.1-73.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 594 50 7.7 5.7-10.3 26 4.3 2.7- 6.6 37 5.5 3.7- 8.1 69 11.6 8.8-15.2 412 70.9 66.4-75.1
Non-Hispanic Black 225 30 12.2 7.6-19.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 13.9 8.1-22.7 152 65.8 56.8-73.9
Other 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 136 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 116 85.1 76.8-90.7
55-64 286 22 7.9 4.6-13.1 *** *** *** 15 5.1 2.9- 8.8 27 10.0 6.4-15.1 210 73.8 67.0-79.6
65-74 304 36 10.7 7.3-15.4 *** *** *** 24 8.4 4.9-13.8 33 11.7 7.3-18.2 199 64.4 57.1-71.1
75+ 183 19 9.6 5.9-15.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 19.4 11.6-30.7 111 59.2 49.2-68.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 254 25 8.8 5.6-13.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 12.1 7.7-18.5 182 72.0 64.6-78.4
Some Post-H.S. 279 20 5.8 3.5- 9.3 15 5.5 3.1- 9.6 19 6.3 3.6-11.0 27 10.6 6.4-17.0 198 71.8 64.7-78.0
College Graduate 267 29 13.8 8.6-21.4 *** *** *** 23 7.8 5.0-12.0 31 14.0 9.4-20.3 176 61.4 53.6-68.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 151 13 10.6 5.8-18.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 111 67.7 57.2-76.6
$25,000- 34,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 18.0 10.1-30.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 126 19 13.2 8.1-21.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 85 70.5 60.7-78.8
$75,000+ 155 18 10.8 6.5-17.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 13.1 7.8-21.1 93 63.1 53.9-71.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 406 39 9.1 6.0-13.5 23 4.6 2.8- 7.4 29 6.4 4.1-10.0 44 12.1 8.2-17.6 271 67.8 61.4-73.6
No 502 47 8.6 6.3-11.8 15 3.3 1.8- 5.8 27 4.9 3.0- 7.8 49 11.2 7.9-15.6 364 72.0 66.8-76.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 189 27 13.7 9.1-20.3 *** *** *** 15 5.4 3.0- 9.3 24 14.5 9.3-21.9 115 61.9 53.4-69.7
Non-Veteran 720 59 7.6 5.5-10.4 30 3.7 2.4- 5.6 41 5.6 3.8- 8.2 69 10.9 8.0-14.6 521 72.3 67.7-76.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 149 16 9.3 5.6-15.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 10.2 5.9-17.0 103 72.5 63.9-79.7
Rural 702 65 8.6 6.4-11.7 25 3.1 1.9- 4.9 44 5.6 3.8- 8.2 71 12.0 8.8-16.1 497 70.7 65.9-75.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 277 14 4.3 2.4- 7.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 10.0 6.5-15.1 216 79.3 73.1-84.4
Unemployed 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 446 54 11.7 8.7-15.7 23 5.6 3.4- 9.0 34 6.0 4.0- 8.9 49 13.0 9.1-18.4 286 63.7 57.7-69.2
Unable to Work 135 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 151 20 11.5 6.7-18.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 12.4 6.9-21.6 105 68.6 58.6-77.1
151% to 200% 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 425 47 9.6 7.0-13.0 20 4.7 2.7- 7.8 30 5.6 3.7- 8.4 45 12.9 8.9-18.4 283 67.2 61.4-72.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 314 32 8.3 5.5-12.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 10.0 6.2-15.8 229 73.7 66.6-79.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 410 40 8.7 6.2-12.2 15 3.1 1.7- 5.5 24 5.5 3.3- 8.9 45 13.3 9.0-19.1 286 69.4 63.3-74.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 185 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 7.3 4.3-12.2 21 10.3 6.5-16.0 121 67.0 58.6-74.4

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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 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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