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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 blood stool test using a home kit?*

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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 2,472 244 10.4 8.8-12.3 105 3.9 3.0- 5.1 148 5.7 4.7- 7.0 255 10.1 8.7-11.8 1,720 69.8 67.3-72.1
-Piedmont NC 1,022 101 10.8 8.5-13.6 48 4.0 2.7- 5.9 65 6.0 4.5- 7.8 109 9.7 7.8-12.0 699 69.5 66.0-72.8
GENDER
Male 474 47 10.9 7.7-15.2 *** *** *** 29 5.2 3.4- 7.8 41 8.2 5.8-11.4 338 71.6 66.5-76.3
Female 548 54 10.7 7.7-14.7 29 4.0 2.5- 6.3 36 6.7 4.6- 9.6 68 11.1 8.3-14.5 361 67.6 62.6-72.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 745 75 11.4 8.7-14.9 36 4.1 2.6- 6.5 50 6.0 4.3- 8.2 86 11.1 8.7-14.0 498 67.4 63.1-71.4
Non-Hispanic Black 194 20 10.2 6.0-16.8 *** *** *** 13 6.9 3.8-12.2 20 6.4 3.8-10.6 131 72.0 64.1-78.7
Other 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 70 87.6 78.9-93.0
AGE
50-54 165 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 141 85.8 78.7-90.8
55-64 334 35 10.1 7.0-14.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 9.8 6.6-14.3 248 73.0 67.0-78.3
65-74 329 42 16.3 10.9-23.6 25 7.1 4.3-11.6 23 8.7 5.5-13.6 42 11.3 7.9-15.7 197 56.6 49.4-63.5
75+ 194 17 10.4 6.1-17.1 *** *** *** 25 10.8 7.0-16.5 30 13.1 8.4-19.7 113 62.1 53.5-70.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 95 78.2 66.1-86.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 248 25 10.3 6.7-15.4 *** *** *** 20 9.2 5.6-14.5 26 10.8 6.9-16.5 163 65.5 58.1-72.1
Some Post-H.S. 275 31 10.9 7.4-15.9 *** *** *** 18 5.4 3.3- 8.8 30 11.0 7.4-16.0 181 66.9 60.1-73.1
College Graduate 376 28 7.1 4.8-10.5 18 3.9 2.4- 6.3 23 5.9 3.8- 9.2 49 11.4 8.4-15.4 258 71.7 66.4-76.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 143 22 14.2 9.0-21.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 94 68.8 59.4-76.9
$25,000- 34,999 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 69 68.5 57.4-77.9
$50,000- 74,999 140 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 102 72.0 61.6-80.4
$75,000+ 259 23 8.9 5.6-13.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 10.5 7.0-15.4 188 74.3 68.0-79.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 378 46 13.2 9.4-18.2 28 7.3 4.4-12.1 24 4.6 2.9- 7.3 39 9.4 6.4-13.6 241 65.4 59.2-71.2
No 639 54 9.5 6.8-13.1 20 2.2 1.3- 3.7 41 6.8 4.8- 9.4 70 9.9 7.6-12.8 454 71.7 67.3-75.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 19 12.6 7.8-19.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 10.9 6.3-18.3 95 61.0 51.1-70.1
Non-Veteran 868 82 10.5 8.1-13.6 39 3.5 2.3- 5.1 52 5.7 4.2- 7.7 91 9.5 7.5-12.0 604 70.8 67.0-74.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 490 43 9.5 6.8-13.2 28 5.2 3.1- 8.7 37 7.2 5.0-10.3 45 8.9 6.4-12.2 337 69.2 64.1-73.8
Regional City or Suburban County 258 28 12.3 7.6-19.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 30 8.4 5.5-12.7 176 71.3 64.0-77.7
Rural 274 30 11.3 7.4-16.9 *** *** *** 15 4.8 2.8- 8.2 34 12.4 8.3-18.0 186 68.0 61.0-74.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 387 28 6.5 4.3- 9.7 *** *** *** 17 4.5 2.7- 7.5 38 10.1 7.1-14.2 297 77.2 72.2-81.6
Unemployed 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 475 55 14.0 10.2-18.9 35 5.5 3.8- 7.8 40 7.9 5.5-11.3 59 10.7 7.9-14.3 286 61.9 56.3-67.2
Unable to Work 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 142 19 10.2 6.2-16.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 98 76.5 68.2-83.1
151% to 200% 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 529 43 8.1 5.8-11.3 *** *** *** 34 6.0 4.1- 8.6 57 10.5 7.8-13.9 376 72.0 67.3-76.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 468 50 12.5 8.8-17.5 27 4.4 2.7- 7.0 35 5.5 3.8- 7.9 47 9.4 6.7-13.1 309 68.2 62.6-73.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 483 45 9.5 6.9-13.1 *** *** *** 26 6.4 4.2- 9.7 49 9.1 6.7-12.4 343 70.8 65.8-75.4

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and 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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