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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 191 51 29.1 22.3-37.2 28 17.1 11.2-25.2 33 15.2 10.6-21.3 7 2.3 1.0- 5.2 72 36.2 29.0-44.2
GENDER
Male 67 25 37.2 25.4-50.7 11 22.5 12.0-38.1 10 13.2 6.9-23.7 2 2.4 0.6- 9.9 19 24.8 15.6-37.0
Female 124 26 22.7 15.2-32.3 17 12.7 7.7-20.2 23 16.9 11.1-25.0 5 2.2 0.9- 5.3 53 45.5 35.9-55.4
RACE
White 123 28 26.3 18.1-36.5 19 18.2 10.7-29.2 25 18.4 12.2-26.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 49 36.4 27.6-46.3
Other 66 23 35.9 24.1-49.7 9 15.5 7.7-28.6 8 9.5 4.6-18.5 5 5.6 2.1-14.0 21 33.6 22.0-47.5
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 191 51 29.1 22.3-37.2 28 17.1 11.2-25.2 33 15.2 10.6-21.3 7 2.3 1.0- 5.2 72 36.2 29.0-44.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 76 25 37.2 25.9-50.1 8 11.5 5.4-23.0 10 13.3 6.7-24.6 3 2.1 0.7- 6.4 30 35.9 25.3-48.0
Some College + 115 26 24.7 16.7-35.1 20 20.1 12.2-31.4 23 16.3 10.6-24.2 4 2.4 0.8- 7.0 42 36.4 27.1-46.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 99 25 26.4 17.7-37.5 15 14.7 8.6-23.9 22 21.1 13.7-30.9 3 1.6 0.5- 4.8 34 36.3 26.3-47.6
$50,000+ 42 10 29.4 16.1-47.4 8 20.4 10.1-36.8 7 12.9 5.9-25.9 0 0.0 . - . 17 37.3 23.4-53.6

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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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