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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,588 803 30.9 28.6-33.3 1,785 69.1 66.7-71.4
-Piedmont NC 1,076 346 31.3 28.0-34.7 730 68.7 65.3-72.0
GENDER
Male 486 142 29.2 24.5-34.3 344 70.8 65.7-75.5
Female 590 204 33.0 28.5-37.9 386 67.0 62.1-71.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 783 266 33.4 29.5-37.6 517 66.6 62.4-70.5
Non-Hispanic Black 204 67 29.1 22.4-36.9 137 70.9 63.1-77.6
Other 90 13 11.6 6.5-19.8 77 88.4 80.2-93.5
AGE
50-54 167 26 15.2 10.1-22.4 141 84.8 77.6-89.9
55-64 336 88 27.5 22.2-33.5 248 72.5 66.5-77.8
65-74 333 136 44.4 37.5-51.5 197 55.6 48.5-62.5
75+ 204 91 41.0 33.0-49.6 113 59.0 50.4-67.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 120 24 21.7 13.1-33.8 96 78.3 66.2-86.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 261 93 36.8 30.1-44.0 168 63.2 56.0-69.9
Some Post-H.S. 292 102 33.2 27.2-39.8 190 66.8 60.2-72.8
College Graduate 397 125 28.9 24.3-34.0 272 71.1 66.0-75.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 149 53 33.7 25.0-43.6 96 66.3 56.4-75.0
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 106 33 30.2 21.2-41.0 73 69.8 59.0-78.8
$50,000- 74,999 142 39 28.5 20.1-38.7 103 71.5 61.3-79.9
$75,000+ 269 77 27.3 21.8-33.7 192 72.7 66.3-78.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 394 145 35.0 29.3-41.1 249 65.0 58.9-70.7
No 678 200 29.3 25.4-33.7 478 70.7 66.3-74.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 158 62 39.9 30.9-49.6 96 60.1 50.4-69.1
Non-Veteran 918 284 30.0 26.5-33.7 634 70.0 66.3-73.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 518 161 31.7 27.0-36.7 357 68.3 63.3-73.0
Regional City or Suburban County 273 93 30.1 23.9-37.2 180 69.9 62.8-76.1
Rural 286 92 31.7 25.6-38.7 194 68.3 61.3-74.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 409 93 22.4 18.1-27.3 316 77.6 72.7-81.9
Unemployed 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 498 207 40.6 35.3-46.2 291 59.4 53.8-64.7
Unable to Work 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 150 49 27.0 19.6-36.0 101 73.0 64.0-80.4
151% to 200% 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 545 161 29.0 24.7-33.6 384 71.0 66.4-75.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 489 170 32.9 27.9-38.4 319 67.1 61.6-72.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 512 150 29.6 25.1-34.5 362 70.4 65.5-74.9

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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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