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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 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
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
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
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

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Piedmont North Carolina. 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 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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