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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

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 2-5 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 7,277 2,068 29.0 27.7-30.3 847 11.8 10.9-12.7 571 7.6 6.9- 8.4 528 6.5 5.9- 7.3 3,263 45.1 43.7-46.6
-Cabarrus County 195 48 25.7 19.3-33.3 26 16.1 10.6-23.8 19 8.8 5.5-13.8 21 9.9 6.2-15.5 81 39.5 31.9-47.6
GENDER
Male 67 22 32.8 21.9-46.0 6 12.4 5.2-26.7 7 8.7 4.0-17.7 3 5.7 1.8-16.6 29 40.4 28.3-53.7
Female 128 26 19.6 13.2-28.1 20 19.3 12.2-29.2 12 8.9 4.9-15.6 18 13.5 8.3-21.2 52 38.7 29.7-48.7
RACE
White 172 42 24.4 18.0-32.0 23 15.3 10.0-22.8 18 9.6 5.9-15.3 20 11.5 7.2-18.0 69 39.2 31.3-47.6
Other 22 6 33.7 15.0-59.4 3 21.0 5.9-52.9 1 4.4 0.6-26.0 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 11 39.3 19.3-63.8
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 195 48 25.7 19.3-33.3 26 16.1 10.6-23.8 19 8.8 5.5-13.8 21 9.9 6.2-15.5 81 39.5 31.9-47.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 28 27.9 19.2-38.6 15 13.5 7.7-22.4 8 7.1 3.4-14.2 10 9.4 4.7-17.9 47 42.2 31.9-53.3
Some College + 86 19 22.2 13.9-33.5 11 19.7 10.5-33.7 11 11.0 5.9-19.7 11 10.7 5.7-19.2 34 36.4 26.0-48.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 110 31 28.9 20.2-39.6 16 17.2 9.6-28.7 7 5.3 2.3-11.5 12 11.3 6.1-19.9 44 37.3 27.3-48.5
$50,000+ 25 5 21.9 9.1-43.9 3 13.8 4.3-36.4 4 13.1 4.8-31.0 3 11.6 3.3-33.1 10 39.6 22.1-60.3

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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 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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