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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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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 2,507 433 18.2 16.3-20.3 284 10.8 9.4-12.5 683 26.0 23.8-28.3 472 18.5 16.6-20.5 635 26.5 24.3-28.8
-Piedmont NC 1,039 189 18.3 15.6-21.4 119 10.7 8.7-13.2 274 25.5 22.4-28.8 191 18.0 15.3-21.0 266 27.5 24.4-30.9
GENDER
Male 475 88 19.6 15.5-24.5 43 7.8 5.5-11.0 120 24.9 20.6-29.7 83 16.1 12.6-20.4 141 31.6 26.8-36.8
Female 564 101 17.1 13.8-21.1 76 13.3 10.2-17.2 154 26.0 21.7-30.8 108 19.7 15.9-24.1 125 23.9 19.9-28.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 762 138 18.2 15.0-21.8 89 11.0 8.8-13.8 211 26.8 23.2-30.8 153 19.8 16.5-23.5 171 24.2 20.8-28.0
Non-Hispanic Black 195 34 18.1 12.6-25.3 21 10.8 6.1-18.4 53 24.4 17.9-32.3 29 12.7 8.5-18.6 58 34.0 26.1-42.9
Other 83 17 20.5 12.4-31.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 165 32 18.1 12.5-25.3 19 15.1 9.2-23.8 21 12.2 7.9-18.5 *** *** *** 82 48.3 39.8-57.0
55-64 334 60 18.9 14.3-24.5 44 11.1 8.0-15.2 92 26.7 21.6-32.4 60 18.5 14.2-23.7 78 24.9 20.0-30.5
65-74 330 63 20.0 14.8-26.7 34 8.7 5.9-12.7 114 34.3 28.0-41.1 67 22.7 16.9-29.7 52 14.3 10.4-19.2
75+ 192 32 14.6 9.9-21.0 17 6.8 3.9-11.5 45 26.0 18.2-35.7 47 21.4 15.4-29.0 51 31.2 23.1-40.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 115 20 19.9 12.0-31.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 18.4 10.6-30.0 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 251 37 13.5 9.3-19.1 22 8.4 5.3-13.2 67 26.7 20.7-33.7 41 18.1 13.0-24.7 84 33.3 27.0-40.3
Some Post-H.S. 279 54 20.8 15.6-27.2 34 11.9 7.9-17.6 70 24.3 19.0-30.5 54 17.5 13.2-23.0 67 25.5 20.0-31.8
College Graduate 391 78 19.3 15.3-24.0 57 15.0 11.4-19.4 121 30.9 26.0-36.3 78 18.1 14.4-22.6 57 16.7 12.8-21.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 18 17.6 10.4-28.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 18.1 10.1-30.4 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 145 27 20.1 12.8-30.2 *** *** *** 30 17.5 11.5-25.9 23 20.3 12.2-31.7 52 34.1 25.6-43.6
$25,000- 34,999 88 *** *** *** 16 14.7 8.1-25.0 15 13.9 7.6-24.0 13 17.5 9.7-29.4 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 101 20 17.4 10.8-26.9 *** *** *** 20 20.7 12.6-32.1 24 22.2 14.4-32.7 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 143 27 21.3 13.8-31.6 *** *** *** 48 30.8 22.6-40.4 25 17.2 10.9-26.1 26 18.6 12.4-26.9
$75,000+ 269 43 16.0 11.7-21.5 38 12.9 9.1-17.8 90 31.3 25.5-37.7 51 16.8 12.5-22.1 47 23.1 17.4-30.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 374 68 17.8 13.4-23.3 36 8.9 6.0-13.0 90 23.6 18.6-29.6 76 20.0 15.4-25.5 104 29.7 24.2-35.8
No 661 120 18.5 15.1-22.4 83 11.7 9.1-15.0 183 26.5 22.7-30.6 114 16.9 13.7-20.7 161 26.4 22.6-30.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 155 35 23.8 16.0-33.8 17 10.3 6.0-17.1 38 24.6 17.5-33.5 34 19.3 13.3-27.1 31 22.0 15.2-30.8
Non-Veteran 885 154 17.4 14.6-20.7 103 10.8 8.6-13.5 236 25.6 22.2-29.2 157 17.8 14.9-21.1 235 28.3 24.9-32.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 499 99 20.8 16.6-25.6 61 12.0 8.9-16.0 136 26.0 21.8-30.7 88 16.6 13.2-20.6 115 24.6 20.4-29.3
Regional City or Suburban County 266 42 15.6 10.9-21.9 26 8.8 5.7-13.3 71 24.2 18.2-31.5 57 21.6 15.9-28.7 70 29.8 23.4-37.1
Rural 275 48 16.9 12.3-22.8 33 10.8 7.2-16.0 67 25.9 20.0-32.8 46 16.5 11.9-22.4 81 29.9 23.9-36.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 395 65 17.2 13.3-22.0 47 10.6 7.4-14.9 93 22.6 18.3-27.7 69 16.7 13.0-21.1 121 32.8 27.7-38.4
Unemployed 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 482 91 17.7 14.0-22.1 56 10.8 8.0-14.3 150 32.6 27.3-38.4 100 20.5 16.2-25.5 85 18.5 14.5-23.3
Unable to Work 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 13.8 8.2-22.2 *** *** *** 32 28.4 19.2-39.7
Other not in Labor Force 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 149 33 23.6 16.1-33.2 17 10.8 6.1-18.3 26 13.6 8.9-20.4 19 14.7 9.0-23.1 54 37.2 28.7-46.6
151% to 200% 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 17.3 9.5-29.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 538 95 17.9 14.3-22.1 73 12.6 9.6-16.4 161 28.9 24.7-33.6 105 17.9 14.5-21.9 104 22.6 18.6-27.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 474 84 17.4 13.5-22.1 46 9.1 6.5-12.5 130 25.2 20.7-30.3 87 19.2 15.0-24.3 127 29.1 24.3-34.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 490 94 19.8 15.8-24.5 62 12.4 9.2-16.5 127 24.6 20.5-29.2 95 18.2 14.7-22.3 112 25.0 20.8-29.8

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - 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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