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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening

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 2-3 years > 3 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,416 872 60.1 56.4-63.7 249 18.4 15.5-21.6 158 11.0 8.9-13.6 137 10.5 8.4-13.1
GENDER
Male 481 300 60.0 53.6-66.1 95 21.7 16.7-27.6 47 9.9 6.8-14.3 39 8.4 5.4-12.8
Female 935 572 60.2 55.6-64.6 154 16.1 13.0-19.7 111 11.8 9.1-15.1 98 11.9 9.2-15.4
RACE
White 1,204 744 60.7 56.7-64.6 202 17.5 14.5-20.9 141 11.7 9.3-14.5 117 10.2 7.9-12.9
African American 179 106 54.7 44.0-65.0 42 24.6 16.6-34.7 14 8.3 4.0-16.3 17 12.4 6.9-21.4
Other Minorities 19 14 81.0 47.6-95.2 2 5.1 1.1-20.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 2 13.4 2.2-51.4
HISPANIC
Yes 17 14 72.6 31.1-93.9 2 23.7 4.1-69.1 1 3.7 0.5-23.6 0 0.0 . - .
No 1,396 856 59.9 56.2-63.6 246 18.3 15.5-21.5 157 11.1 9.0-13.7 137 10.6 8.5-13.2
AGE
50-54 257 172 63.0 53.9-71.1 40 19.5 13.0-28.3 27 10.6 6.4-17.1 18 6.9 3.7-12.5
55-64 491 304 60.6 54.2-66.7 82 16.1 12.0-21.3 54 9.3 6.4-13.3 51 14.0 9.7-19.7
65+ 668 396 58.7 53.3-64.0 127 19.5 15.4-24.3 77 12.4 9.2-16.6 68 9.4 6.8-12.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 277 174 62.5 54.3-70.1 49 13.7 9.2-19.8 23 11.0 6.5-18.0 31 12.9 8.5-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 415 261 58.9 51.8-65.7 67 20.8 15.2-27.8 50 9.5 6.4-13.9 37 10.8 6.9-16.4
Some Post-H.S. 333 192 60.8 53.3-67.8 67 20.4 14.9-27.2 41 10.4 7.0-15.3 33 8.4 5.3-13.1
College Graduate 386 241 58.8 51.7-65.6 66 18.0 13.2-24.1 44 13.7 9.4-19.6 35 9.5 5.9-14.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 154 89 58.9 47.2-69.6 31 21.2 13.3-32.1 16 7.5 3.9-13.8 18 12.4 6.6-22.1
$15,000- 24,999 239 148 60.2 51.1-68.6 37 15.1 9.8-22.5 26 10.3 5.9-17.4 28 14.5 9.0-22.5
$25,000- 34,999 190 119 68.0 58.7-76.0 35 14.3 9.1-21.7 18 7.7 4.3-13.3 18 10.1 5.7-17.3
$35,000- 49,999 168 94 55.1 44.0-65.8 27 18.5 10.3-31.1 32 21.0 13.5-31.2 15 5.3 2.7-10.3
$50,000+ 327 217 64.1 56.5-71.2 51 17.3 12.1-24.0 34 10.1 6.4-15.6 25 8.5 4.9-14.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 101 68 69.3 59.0-78.0 17 15.9 9.6-25.2 12 10.8 6.0-18.7 4 4.0 1.4-10.6
Cumberland 91 59 65.2 54.0-74.9 18 19.3 12.1-29.4 9 10.4 5.3-19.4 5 5.2 2.1-12.3
Durham 84 58 74.2 63.4-82.7 13 12.1 6.8-20.7 6 6.2 2.5-14.7 7 7.6 3.5-15.6
Forsyth 152 98 67.9 59.5-75.2 24 15.0 9.9-22.1 17 9.8 6.0-15.8 13 7.3 4.1-12.6
Gaston 102 61 62.7 51.9-72.3 20 19.8 12.6-29.6 10 9.4 4.5-18.4 11 8.2 4.3-15.1
Guilford 98 63 64.7 52.6-75.1 19 20.3 11.7-32.9 12 12.3 6.6-21.7 4 2.7 1.0- 7.2
Mecklenburg 87 49 55.2 43.8-66.1 15 16.9 10.1-27.1 12 13.5 7.5-23.1 11 14.3 7.6-25.2
New Hanover 101 63 63.1 52.3-72.7 19 21.1 13.3-31.7 9 7.9 3.9-15.5 10 7.9 4.1-14.8
Onslow 53 27 55.1 39.9-69.4 9 19.2 9.6-34.6 6 8.1 3.5-17.6 11 17.6 9.4-30.7
Wake 72 49 70.2 57.4-80.4 8 9.0 4.2-18.4 9 12.6 6.0-24.3 6 8.3 3.6-17.8
Western NC 177 109 62.9 55.0-70.2 28 15.1 10.3-21.7 18 10.2 6.2-16.2 22 11.8 7.6-17.7
Piedmont NC 166 92 56.0 47.5-64.3 33 20.6 14.4-28.6 22 11.8 7.4-18.3 19 11.6 7.2-18.1
Eastern NC 132 76 56.0 46.0-65.6 26 21.2 14.1-30.5 16 10.6 5.9-18.3 14 12.2 7.0-20.4

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being age 50 and older and reported having a blood stool test and 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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