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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Nationwide

Colorectal Cancer Screening

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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%)
All Participants 84,053 13,789 16.9 16.4-17.3 8,193 10.1 9.8-10.5 9,523 11.7 11.3-12.1 7,068 8.3 8.0- 8.6 45,480 53.0 52.4-53.6
Alabama 1,143 177 15.7 13.5-18.2 121 10.5 8.7-12.6 125 11.1 9.3-13.3 82 7.1 5.7- 9.0 638 55.5 52.2-58.7
Alaska 907 131 16.1 12.8-20.2 69 8.1 5.7-11.3 109 11.5 8.8-15.0 79 8.3 6.0-11.3 519 56.0 51.0-60.9
Arizona 1,431 222 17.1 14.5-20.1 142 9.1 7.3-11.2 151 11.2 9.0-13.8 166 12.4 10.1-15.2 750 50.2 46.5-53.9
Arkansas 1,274 196 15.5 13.4-17.8 91 7.2 5.8- 8.9 144 11.9 10.0-14.0 131 9.9 8.3-11.8 712 55.6 52.6-58.6
California 1,584 262 16.3 14.3-18.7 172 10.4 8.8-12.3 226 12.8 11.1-14.8 169 8.8 7.5-10.3 755 51.6 48.6-54.6
Colorado 690 84 12.6 10.2-15.6 69 10.1 7.9-12.8 90 13.4 10.8-16.5 71 10.8 8.5-13.7 376 53.1 49.0-57.1
Connecticut 3,100 614 20.5 18.9-22.3 366 12.4 11.0-13.9 395 13.4 12.0-14.9 228 7.1 6.1- 8.3 1,497 46.5 44.5-48.6
Delaware 1,471 324 23.1 20.4-26.0 212 15.2 13.0-17.8 202 15.3 13.0-17.9 78 4.6 3.5- 6.1 655 41.8 38.6-45.0
District of Colum 663 141 21.7 18.3-25.6 86 12.3 9.9-15.3 94 14.3 11.6-17.5 51 7.2 5.3- 9.6 291 44.5 40.2-48.8
Florida 2,030 404 20.0 18.1-22.0 190 10.0 8.6-11.6 202 9.6 8.3-11.1 163 8.1 6.8- 9.5 1,071 52.3 49.8-54.8
Georgia 1,620 270 16.7 14.6-19.0 167 12.4 10.5-14.7 197 12.5 10.6-14.6 121 7.0 5.7- 8.6 865 51.4 48.4-54.4
Hawaii 1,830 329 19.4 16.9-22.2 193 10.5 8.8-12.5 251 14.4 12.3-16.7 100 5.5 4.2- 7.2 957 50.2 47.0-53.4
Idaho 1,920 227 11.9 10.3-13.8 140 7.8 6.5- 9.3 236 13.4 11.3-15.8 215 10.0 8.6-11.6 1,102 56.9 54.1-59.5
Illinois 851 104 12.5 10.2-15.2 69 8.8 6.9-11.2 91 11.0 8.8-13.6 81 8.6 6.8-10.7 506 59.2 55.5-62.8
Indiana 1,576 216 14.0 12.2-16.0 131 8.9 7.5-10.6 170 10.6 9.1-12.4 186 11.7 10.0-13.7 873 54.7 52.0-57.4
Iowa 1,598 247 15.1 13.2-17.1 139 9.6 8.1-11.4 164 10.7 9.1-12.5 167 9.7 8.3-11.4 881 54.9 52.1-57.6
Kansas 1,711 256 14.9 13.2-16.9 149 9.4 8.0-11.1 185 10.6 9.1-12.3 163 9.1 7.7-10.7 958 55.9 53.3-58.5
Kentucky 3,316 466 15.8 14.1-17.7 283 9.5 7.9-11.5 267 8.0 6.8- 9.4 186 5.5 4.5- 6.7 2,114 61.1 58.7-63.6
Louisiana 1,832 283 15.3 13.6-17.2 163 9.2 7.8-10.8 146 7.8 6.6- 9.3 130 6.6 5.5- 8.0 1,110 61.1 58.6-63.5
Maine 1,062 196 18.6 16.2-21.2 107 10.3 8.4-12.4 113 10.9 9.0-13.2 84 7.6 6.1- 9.5 562 52.6 49.3-55.9
Maryland 1,703 351 21.0 18.6-23.6 192 12.0 10.2-14.0 239 14.3 12.4-16.6 92 4.8 3.7- 6.1 829 47.9 44.9-50.9
Massachusetts 3,105 642 20.7 19.1-22.4 351 12.2 10.9-13.6 364 12.2 10.9-13.6 245 8.0 6.9- 9.2 1,503 47.0 44.9-49.0
Michigan 1,565 288 18.9 16.8-21.2 175 11.9 10.2-13.8 221 14.4 12.6-16.4 160 9.8 8.3-11.4 721 45.0 42.3-47.8
Minnesota 1,626 340 20.3 18.3-22.5 265 17.0 15.1-19.1 261 15.9 14.1-17.9 144 8.5 7.2-10.1 616 38.2 35.7-40.8
Mississippi 1,203 163 13.6 11.6-15.9 100 8.2 6.7-10.1 125 10.4 8.7-12.5 98 7.9 6.3- 9.8 717 59.9 56.8-63.0
Missouri 1,864 279 16.1 13.9-18.5 153 9.2 7.5-11.2 179 9.7 7.9-11.8 145 7.9 6.3- 9.8 1,108 57.2 54.0-60.2
Montana 1,567 183 11.4 9.5-13.6 135 9.3 7.5-11.4 187 12.3 10.2-14.8 144 10.1 8.2-12.4 918 56.9 53.6-60.2
Nebraska 1,569 219 15.1 13.0-17.3 120 7.2 6.0- 8.7 150 9.6 8.1-11.3 107 6.4 5.2- 7.8 973 61.8 59.0-64.5
Nevada 1,044 145 13.3 10.9-16.3 101 9.2 7.0-12.1 110 11.5 9.1-14.4 119 11.2 8.8-14.3 569 54.7 50.1-59.2
New Hampshire 1,596 318 19.9 17.9-22.1 176 11.9 10.3-13.8 187 12.2 10.5-14.0 127 7.6 6.3- 9.1 788 48.4 45.7-51.1
New Jersey 2,271 421 18.1 16.2-20.2 219 10.6 9.0-12.5 189 8.4 7.1-10.0 193 8.8 7.4-10.5 1,249 54.0 51.4-56.6
New Mexico 1,519 229 15.7 13.7-17.9 127 8.5 7.0-10.4 172 11.8 10.0-13.9 134 8.1 6.6-10.0 857 55.9 52.9-58.8
New York 1,404 265 18.7 16.5-21.1 144 9.4 7.9-11.2 182 12.7 10.8-14.9 89 6.2 4.9- 7.8 724 53.0 50.0-56.0
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
North Dakota 938 157 17.4 14.9-20.3 106 11.2 9.2-13.5 110 12.3 10.2-14.8 86 9.0 7.2-11.2 479 50.0 46.6-53.5
Ohio 1,329 226 17.7 15.5-20.2 108 8.0 6.5- 9.8 164 12.3 10.4-14.6 105 7.3 5.9- 9.0 726 54.7 51.6-57.8
Oklahoma 2,015 247 12.0 10.4-13.9 152 7.8 6.4- 9.5 181 9.8 8.2-11.7 179 8.3 7.0- 9.9 1,256 62.0 59.3-64.7
Oregon 1,009 152 15.1 12.9-17.6 99 10.1 8.3-12.3 147 14.6 12.4-17.1 134 13.5 11.3-16.0 477 46.7 43.4-50.1
Pennsylvania 1,611 242 15.4 13.6-17.5 177 11.8 10.1-13.8 204 12.6 10.9-14.4 135 7.7 6.4- 9.2 853 52.5 49.8-55.2
Rhode Island 1,618 331 19.6 17.5-21.8 189 11.9 10.2-13.8 208 13.8 12.0-16.0 115 6.7 5.4- 8.2 775 48.1 45.3-50.8
South Carolina 1,196 218 18.0 15.8-20.5 111 9.6 7.9-11.6 139 11.1 9.4-13.2 99 7.4 6.0- 9.2 629 53.8 50.7-56.9
South Dakota 2,312 382 16.5 14.9-18.2 194 8.2 7.1- 9.6 276 12.7 11.2-14.4 178 7.3 6.3- 8.6 1,282 55.2 53.0-57.4
Tennessee 1,174 221 18.9 16.5-21.5 95 7.6 6.1- 9.4 101 7.7 6.2- 9.5 68 5.6 4.3- 7.4 689 60.2 57.0-63.4
Texas 2,171 321 14.6 13.0-16.2 182 8.5 7.3- 9.9 230 10.3 9.0-11.7 201 9.2 7.9-10.6 1,237 57.4 55.1-59.7
Utah 1,243 165 13.5 11.2-16.1 110 8.4 6.6-10.6 149 11.9 9.8-14.4 133 12.0 9.7-14.9 686 54.2 50.5-57.9
Vermont 1,774 319 18.6 16.7-20.6 180 10.8 9.3-12.5 184 10.8 9.3-12.5 158 8.8 7.5-10.4 933 51.0 48.4-53.5
Virginia 1,137 200 17.8 15.4-20.5 140 12.6 10.6-14.8 132 12.4 10.4-14.7 96 8.4 6.8-10.3 569 48.9 45.7-52.1
Washington 1,526 235 15.2 13.3-17.2 139 9.3 7.8-11.0 234 15.9 14.0-18.0 177 11.5 9.8-13.3 741 48.2 45.5-50.9
West Virginia 1,453 204 13.5 11.8-15.5 108 7.0 5.8- 8.6 129 8.8 7.4-10.5 134 8.9 7.4-10.6 878 61.7 58.9-64.3
Wisconsin 1,261 206 17.7 15.4-20.3 167 13.2 11.3-15.5 182 14.9 12.8-17.3 147 11.3 9.6-13.4 559 42.8 39.8-46.0
Wyoming 1,222 161 14.3 12.3-16.6 114 9.6 8.0-11.6 127 10.9 9.1-12.9 142 11.3 9.6-13.4 678 53.9 50.8-56.9
Guam 193 33 16.8 11.6-23.6 14 6.8 3.9-11.9 10 5.4 2.7-10.5 9 5.6 2.6-11.8 127 65.4 57.4-72.7
Puerto Rico 1,962 163 8.2 6.8- 9.9 160 8.6 7.0-10.4 160 8.9 7.2-10.8 133 6.0 4.8- 7.6 1,346 68.3 65.5-71.1
Virgin Islands 794 91 11.8 9.1-15.2 55 5.8 4.1- 8.0 53 6.8 4.9- 9.2 46 5.7 4.0- 7.9 549 70.0 65.8-73.8

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+ Only participating states or terretories are presented here.

* 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.

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