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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Colorectal Cancer Screening

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 2,470 523 19.4 17.3-21.7 276 10.7 9.1-12.6 279 11.0 9.4-12.9 145 6.2 4.9- 7.7 1,247 52.7 49.9-55.5
Cumberland County 153 46 30.7 23.1-39.5 17 9.6 5.8-15.6 10 6.3 3.3-11.8 5 3.3 1.3- 8.1 75 50.0 41.3-58.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 192 45 24.3 18.3-31.6 19 10.0 6.2-15.8 15 7.6 4.5-12.5 7 2.2 1.0- 4.5 106 56.0 48.2-63.5
Durham 132 32 25.3 17.2-35.6 13 8.8 4.8-15.6 18 12.6 7.6-20.2 5 3.8 1.5- 9.5 64 49.6 37.6-61.6
Forsyth 213 52 25.3 19.4-32.2 30 14.8 10.3-20.9 28 13.7 9.1-20.1 19 8.1 5.0-12.8 84 38.1 31.2-45.5
Gaston 200 38 20.5 14.9-27.6 19 9.1 5.7-14.3 27 13.6 9.2-19.8 9 4.9 2.3-10.3 107 51.8 44.2-59.4
Guilford 166 29 19.4 12.8-28.2 20 8.7 5.4-13.8 22 14.0 9.1-21.0 5 2.5 1.0- 6.2 90 55.4 46.5-64.0
Mecklenburg 141 32 20.5 14.4-28.4 23 18.0 12.0-26.2 16 11.9 7.0-19.4 10 8.5 4.5-15.4 60 41.2 32.5-50.4
New Hanover 165 39 25.2 18.5-33.3 28 18.8 12.9-26.5 16 8.7 5.2-14.4 16 7.5 4.3-12.5 66 39.9 31.9-48.3
Onslow 118 21 20.8 13.0-31.6 6 4.4 1.9- 9.7 15 13.3 7.8-21.6 8 6.0 2.8-12.5 68 55.5 45.1-65.5
Wake 116 34 30.8 22.4-40.7 15 12.3 7.0-20.8 11 8.9 4.7-16.4 7 6.1 2.9-12.7 49 41.8 32.1-52.1
Western NC 321 56 16.2 12.3-20.9 36 10.2 7.3-14.2 40 11.9 8.6-16.3 24 8.7 5.5-13.7 165 53.0 46.8-59.1
Piedmont NC 294 54 17.5 13.1-22.9 27 10.4 6.9-15.4 35 12.8 9.0-18.0 19 7.2 4.5-11.4 159 52.1 45.5-58.5
Eastern NC 259 45 16.8 12.1-22.8 23 8.8 5.5-13.7 26 8.1 5.2-12.4 11 4.0 1.9- 8.2 154 62.4 55.3-68.9

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Cumberland County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being age 50 and older and reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy examsand those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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