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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 192 34 17.4 12.3-24.0 21 10.8 6.9-16.4 26 12.1 7.9-18.0 8 3.8 1.8- 7.9 103 56.0 48.1-63.6
GENDER
Male 78 15 17.9 10.7-28.3 8 9.1 4.5-17.7 10 11.3 5.7-21.1 4 4.8 1.7-12.4 41 57.0 45.1-68.1
Female 114 19 16.8 10.7-25.5 13 12.7 7.2-21.4 16 13.0 7.8-20.9 4 2.7 1.0- 7.4 62 54.8 44.8-64.4
RACE
White 180 32 17.1 12.0-23.9 21 11.6 7.5-17.7 26 13.0 8.6-19.4 8 4.1 1.9- 8.5 93 54.1 46.0-62.0
Other 12 2 20.7 5.2-55.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 10 79.3 44.7-94.8
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 192 34 17.4 12.3-24.0 21 10.8 6.9-16.4 26 12.1 7.9-18.0 8 3.8 1.8- 7.9 103 56.0 48.1-63.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 18 15.9 9.9-24.6 8 7.5 3.6-14.9 14 9.7 5.3-17.3 3 2.4 0.7- 8.1 70 64.5 54.2-73.6
Some College + 78 16 19.7 11.9-30.9 13 15.2 8.7-25.4 12 15.4 8.6-26.1 5 5.7 2.2-13.9 32 44.0 32.5-56.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 113 19 16.9 10.7-25.6 7 6.0 2.7-12.6 17 11.8 6.9-19.5 4 3.4 1.2- 9.8 66 61.9 51.7-71.2
$50,000+ 30 4 15.7 5.7-36.5 9 25.2 12.7-43.7 3 8.9 2.7-25.4 1 2.7 0.4-17.1 13 47.5 29.3-66.4

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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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