2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,588 803 30.9 28.6-33.3 1,785 69.1 66.7-71.4
GENDER
Male 1,150 329 28.6 25.3-32.2 821 71.4 67.8-74.7
Female 1,438 474 32.8 29.6-36.1 964 67.2 63.9-70.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,878 602 32.1 29.4-34.9 1,276 67.9 65.1-70.6
Non-Hispanic Black 460 150 30.9 25.7-36.5 310 69.1 63.5-74.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 95 *** *** *** 85 94.6 89.1-97.4
AGE
50-54 377 62 16.2 12.0-21.6 315 83.8 78.4-88.0
55-64 791 195 25.7 22.0-29.8 596 74.3 70.2-78.0
65-74 830 316 41.6 37.0-46.4 514 58.4 53.6-63.0
75+ 516 219 42.5 36.8-48.3 297 57.5 51.7-63.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 74 26.3 19.6-34.2 222 73.7 65.8-80.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 670 211 32.8 28.4-37.6 459 67.2 62.4-71.6
Some Post-H.S. 743 236 31.7 27.6-36.1 507 68.3 63.9-72.4
College Graduate 873 280 30.7 27.2-34.5 593 69.3 65.5-72.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 232 75 28.8 21.2-37.9 157 71.2 62.1-78.8
$15,000- 24,999 389 128 35.4 29.2-42.2 261 64.6 57.8-70.8
$25,000- 34,999 237 82 36.3 29.0-44.4 155 63.7 55.6-71.0
$35,000- 49,999 292 81 31.1 24.6-38.5 211 68.9 61.5-75.4
$50,000-74,999 338 102 29.3 23.3-36.2 236 70.7 63.8-76.7
$75,000+ 554 177 28.5 24.2-33.3 377 71.5 66.7-75.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 549 158 29.9 24.8-35.6 391 70.1 64.4-75.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,040 367 34.7 30.9-38.7 673 65.3 61.3-69.1
No 1,542 435 28.6 25.7-31.7 1,107 71.4 68.3-74.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 456 180 39.9 34.2-45.9 276 60.1 54.1-65.8
Non-Veteran 2,133 623 29.3 26.8-31.9 1,510 70.7 68.1-73.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 578 183 32.1 27.7-36.9 395 67.9 63.1-72.3
Regional City or Suburban County 561 181 29.1 24.5-34.1 380 70.9 65.9-75.5
Rural 1,452 439 31.1 27.9-34.5 1,013 68.9 65.5-72.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 878 178 20.9 17.8-24.5 700 79.1 75.5-82.2
Unemployed 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,258 490 39.8 36.2-43.6 768 60.2 56.4-63.8
Unable to Work 312 101 36.3 29.0-44.4 211 63.7 55.6-71.0
Other not in Labor Force 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 390 130 30.6 25.0-36.9 260 69.4 63.1-75.0
151% to 200% 197 65 36.7 28.6-45.5 132 63.3 54.5-71.4
More than 200% 1,261 388 30.0 26.8-33.3 873 70.0 66.7-73.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 549 158 29.9 24.8-35.6 391 70.1 64.4-75.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 577 165 28.4 23.5-33.8 412 71.6 66.2-76.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,100 359 32.5 28.9-36.3 741 67.5 63.7-71.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 914 279 29.9 26.4-33.7 635 70.1 66.3-73.6

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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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