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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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 7,314 1,432 20.0 18.9-21.2 1,009 14.4 13.4-15.5 1,095 14.9 14.0-16.0 446 5.4 4.8- 6.0 3,332 45.3 43.8-46.7
-Cabarrus County 199 34 17.2 11.9-24.2 28 12.7 8.5-18.5 32 15.4 10.7-21.6 11 4.8 2.4- 9.3 94 50.0 42.0-58.0
GENDER
Male 67 11 17.3 9.4-29.6 10 13.3 7.0-23.9 12 15.5 8.6-26.5 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 33 52.4 39.3-65.2
Female 132 23 17.0 10.8-25.9 18 12.1 7.3-19.2 20 15.3 9.7-23.1 10 7.7 3.7-15.2 61 48.0 38.5-57.6
RACE
White 176 27 15.0 9.9-22.0 27 13.8 9.3-20.1 30 17.2 11.9-24.2 11 5.7 2.9-11.0 81 48.3 40.0-56.7
Other 22 7 29.4 12.6-54.5 1 6.6 0.9-35.1 2 6.2 1.3-25.5 0 0.0 . - . 12 57.8 33.5-78.7
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 199 34 17.2 11.9-24.2 28 12.7 8.5-18.5 32 15.4 10.7-21.6 11 4.8 2.4- 9.3 94 50.0 42.0-58.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 21 17.9 11.1-27.5 13 10.9 6.0-19.0 16 14.4 8.5-23.3 6 4.6 1.7-11.8 54 52.3 41.5-62.9
Some College + 88 13 16.4 9.0-28.0 14 14.0 8.0-23.5 16 16.9 10.2-26.7 5 5.1 2.0-12.6 40 47.6 35.9-59.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 111 14 10.0 5.6-17.1 18 13.9 8.2-22.4 11 10.0 5.2-18.3 8 7.5 3.4-15.9 60 58.6 47.7-68.8
$50,000+ 26 5 22.0 9.1-44.3 2 7.0 1.7-24.8 8 26.5 13.2-46.0 1 2.9 0.4-17.9 10 41.7 23.8-62.1

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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 percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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