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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 195 58 30.8 24.1-38.5 18 9.9 5.8-16.3 13 5.5 3.1- 9.8 16 7.9 4.6-13.2 90 45.8 38.1-53.7
GENDER
Male 80 24 29.4 20.0-41.0 7 9.7 4.2-20.8 4 4.7 1.7-12.2 5 5.7 2.3-13.4 40 50.5 38.8-62.1
Female 115 34 32.5 23.8-42.5 11 10.2 5.4-18.3 9 6.5 3.2-12.7 11 10.5 5.4-19.4 50 40.3 31.1-50.3
RACE
White 182 58 33.4 26.2-41.4 18 10.7 6.3-17.6 12 5.7 3.1-10.3 16 8.6 5.0-14.3 78 41.6 33.9-49.8
Other 13 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.5 0.5-22.3 0 0.0 . - . 12 96.5 77.7-99.5
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 195 58 30.8 24.1-38.5 18 9.9 5.8-16.3 13 5.5 3.1- 9.8 16 7.9 4.6-13.2 90 45.8 38.1-53.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 24 23.5 15.7-33.7 11 9.6 4.5-19.1 9 6.7 3.3-13.4 12 11.1 6.0-19.7 57 49.0 38.7-59.5
Some College + 81 34 40.7 29.9-52.6 7 10.6 4.9-21.2 4 4.2 1.5-11.3 4 4.2 1.5-11.3 32 40.4 29.4-52.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 115 31 27.5 19.3-37.5 10 8.3 3.8-17.3 7 5.1 2.2-11.1 9 8.2 3.9-16.1 58 51.0 40.6-61.2
$50,000+ 30 13 43.8 26.5-62.8 2 8.7 2.0-30.9 1 3.5 0.5-21.0 2 5.3 1.1-21.7 12 38.7 21.9-58.6

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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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