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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 893 210 20.6 17.2-24.5 106 11.9 9.2-15.3 98 10.2 7.8-13.3 42 5.7 3.8- 8.4 437 51.5 46.9-56.2
Female 1,577 313 18.4 15.9-21.2 170 9.7 7.9-11.9 181 11.7 9.6-14.2 103 6.6 5.0- 8.6 810 53.6 50.1-57.1
RACE
White 2,041 431 19.0 16.8-21.4 234 11.0 9.2-13.1 240 11.8 9.9-14.0 129 6.9 5.4- 8.8 1,007 51.3 48.2-54.4
African American 348 79 23.1 17.1-30.4 34 9.0 5.5-14.2 33 7.4 4.6-11.8 13 3.1 1.5- 6.5 189 57.4 49.8-64.7
Other Minorities 51 9 10.4 4.4-22.9 4 8.6 2.6-25.2 3 5.6 1.6-18.1 2 1.5 0.3- 7.5 33 73.9 56.4-86.1
HISPANIC
Yes 31 7 23.5 8.4-50.6 4 10.1 2.4-34.5 2 7.1 1.2-32.3 0 0.0 . - . 18 59.3 34.2-80.4
No 2,433 515 19.3 17.2-21.6 271 10.7 9.1-12.6 276 11.1 9.4-13.0 145 6.3 5.0- 7.9 1,226 52.7 49.8-55.5
AGE
50-54 538 97 16.0 12.3-20.5 35 6.2 3.6-10.5 37 6.1 4.0- 9.2 22 4.8 2.5- 8.9 347 66.9 61.0-72.4
55-64 804 180 19.6 16.0-23.7 96 13.0 10.0-16.7 93 11.1 8.4-14.6 44 6.9 4.6-10.2 391 49.4 44.4-54.3
65+ 1,128 246 21.0 17.8-24.5 145 11.2 9.0-14.0 149 13.4 10.7-16.6 79 6.3 4.6- 8.5 509 48.1 43.9-52.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 522 108 18.2 14.1-23.3 50 7.3 4.8-11.0 52 8.9 6.2-12.6 25 4.4 2.5- 7.7 287 61.1 55.1-66.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 754 147 17.2 13.9-21.1 77 12.2 9.0-16.4 79 9.5 6.9-12.9 42 5.2 3.3- 8.3 409 55.8 50.7-60.9
Some Post-H.S. 575 116 20.7 16.2-26.1 66 10.7 7.9-14.5 66 13.2 9.4-18.2 41 6.9 4.4-10.7 286 48.4 42.6-54.4
College Graduate 610 149 22.6 18.4-27.4 83 12.3 9.2-16.3 82 13.6 10.2-17.9 37 8.7 5.8-12.9 259 42.7 37.1-48.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 309 61 18.5 12.8-25.8 27 6.2 3.8-10.0 32 8.2 4.8-13.5 20 5.3 2.4-11.3 169 61.8 53.6-69.5
$15,000- 24,999 424 86 19.6 14.8-25.6 45 12.3 8.3-17.8 40 8.5 5.5-13.0 32 5.9 3.7- 9.4 221 53.6 46.8-60.4
$25,000- 34,999 320 75 23.8 17.6-31.4 29 7.0 4.6-10.7 35 7.7 4.9-11.7 20 7.4 4.1-13.0 161 54.1 46.4-61.6
$35,000- 49,999 291 58 15.7 11.1-21.7 30 13.9 8.3-22.3 39 16.3 11.2-23.3 15 7.0 3.7-12.9 149 47.1 39.0-55.4
$50,000+ 522 119 19.9 15.8-24.9 66 11.7 8.3-16.1 65 13.2 9.6-17.8 27 6.5 4.0-10.4 245 48.7 42.7-54.8
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
Cumberland 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
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

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* 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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