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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past 3 years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,046 346 17.2 15.1-19.6 1,700 82.8 80.4-84.9
-Piedmont NC 858 158 18.6 15.6-22.1 700 81.4 77.9-84.4
GENDER
Male 403 76 19.7 15.3-24.9 327 80.3 75.1-84.7
Female 455 82 17.6 13.6-22.5 373 82.4 77.5-86.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 608 116 19.5 15.8-23.8 492 80.5 76.2-84.2
Non-Hispanic Black 169 34 19.6 13.4-27.6 135 80.4 72.4-86.6
Other 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 165 14 8.8 5.0-15.2 151 91.2 84.8-95.0
55-64 334 54 16.4 12.1-21.8 280 83.6 78.2-87.9
65-75 359 90 28.2 22.2-35.1 269 71.8 64.9-77.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 197 40 19.5 13.9-26.8 157 80.5 73.2-86.1
Some Post-H.S. 239 52 20.3 14.9-27.0 187 79.7 73.0-85.1
College Graduate 326 49 13.5 10.0-18.0 277 86.5 82.0-90.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 119 30 21.4 14.5-30.5 89 78.6 69.5-85.5
$25,000- 34,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 88 14 15.5 9.0-25.3 74 84.5 74.7-91.0
$50,000- 74,999 119 16 15.9 8.7-27.3 103 84.1 72.7-91.3
$75,000+ 243 36 13.9 9.7-19.4 207 86.1 80.6-90.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 291 68 23.9 18.1-30.8 223 76.1 69.2-81.9
No 564 89 16.0 12.6-20.2 475 84.0 79.8-87.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 123 34 28.1 19.2-39.2 89 71.9 60.8-80.8
Non-Veteran 735 124 17.2 14.0-20.9 611 82.8 79.1-86.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 418 82 20.0 15.6-25.1 336 80.0 74.9-84.4
Regional City or Suburban County 213 38 18.4 12.4-26.4 175 81.6 73.6-87.6
Rural 227 38 16.7 11.5-23.6 189 83.3 76.4-88.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 378 45 11.1 8.1-15.1 333 88.9 84.9-91.9
Unemployed 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 325 86 27.1 21.4-33.7 239 72.9 66.3-78.6
Unable to Work 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 119 26 14.9 9.6-22.2 93 85.1 77.8-90.4
151% to 200% 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 467 69 14.5 11.1-18.8 398 85.5 81.2-88.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 389 79 20.6 15.8-26.4 310 79.4 73.6-84.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 407 71 17.7 13.7-22.7 336 82.3 77.3-86.3

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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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