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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 852 598 68.4 64.5-72.0 254 31.6 28.0-35.5
GENDER
Male 399 265 65.8 60.1-71.1 134 34.2 28.9-39.9
Female 453 333 70.8 65.4-75.7 120 29.2 24.3-34.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 607 446 71.4 66.9-75.5 161 28.6 24.5-33.1
Non-Hispanic Black 166 111 63.5 54.3-71.8 55 36.5 28.2-45.7
Other 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 165 76 48.1 39.5-56.7 89 51.9 43.3-60.5
55-64 330 239 70.5 64.6-75.8 91 29.5 24.2-35.4
65-75 357 283 79.6 73.5-84.6 74 20.4 15.4-26.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 189 117 62.6 54.4-70.1 72 37.4 29.9-45.6
Some Post-H.S. 240 171 69.5 62.4-75.8 69 30.5 24.2-37.6
College Graduate 330 267 78.9 73.3-83.5 63 21.1 16.5-26.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 121 93 77.2 67.7-84.5 28 22.8 15.5-32.3
$75,000+ 246 191 71.5 64.1-77.8 55 28.5 22.2-35.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 282 191 67.8 61.0-73.8 91 32.2 26.2-39.0
No 567 405 68.7 63.9-73.1 162 31.3 26.9-36.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 120 91 74.5 64.4-82.5 29 25.5 17.5-35.6
Non-Veteran 732 507 67.4 63.2-71.4 225 32.6 28.6-36.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 414 303 71.7 66.3-76.5 111 28.3 23.5-33.7
Regional City or Suburban County 210 140 63.3 55.0-70.9 70 36.7 29.1-45.0
Rural 228 155 68.1 60.5-74.8 73 31.9 25.2-39.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 378 243 62.5 56.8-67.9 135 37.5 32.1-43.2
Unemployed 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 321 265 82.0 75.6-87.0 56 18.0 13.0-24.4
Unable to Work 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 118 71 59.9 49.4-69.5 47 40.1 30.5-50.6
151% to 200% 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 470 361 73.5 68.5-78.0 109 26.5 22.0-31.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 386 261 65.4 59.4-70.9 125 34.6 29.1-40.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 403 297 71.6 66.1-76.5 106 28.4 23.5-33.9

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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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