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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 191 59 33.6 26.0-42.1 18 9.2 5.7-14.5 16 7.1 4.2-11.8 9 4.6 2.2- 9.2 89 45.5 37.6-53.6
GENDER
Male 66 23 41.0 28.0-55.2 6 8.0 3.5-17.4 4 4.4 1.6-11.8 2 3.2 0.8-12.1 31 43.4 30.9-56.7
Female 125 36 27.8 19.8-37.5 12 10.1 5.6-17.5 12 9.3 5.1-16.3 7 5.7 2.5-12.6 58 47.2 37.6-57.0
RACE
White 122 34 29.0 20.0-40.0 13 10.9 6.2-18.3 12 8.6 4.7-15.2 4 4.2 1.5-11.1 59 47.3 37.4-57.5
Other 67 24 40.7 28.1-54.7 5 6.3 2.4-15.3 4 4.5 1.6-11.9 5 5.6 2.1-14.1 29 42.9 30.4-56.3
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 191 59 33.6 26.0-42.1 18 9.2 5.7-14.5 16 7.1 4.2-11.8 9 4.6 2.2- 9.2 89 45.5 37.6-53.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 74 22 29.7 19.6-42.2 9 13.3 6.7-24.6 4 3.6 1.3- 9.5 4 3.7 1.3- 9.7 35 49.8 37.4-62.1
Some College + 117 37 35.6 25.7-46.8 9 7.1 3.6-13.4 12 9.0 5.0-15.7 5 5.1 2.0-12.2 54 43.3 33.5-53.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 101 30 29.4 20.3-40.4 12 12.2 6.8-21.1 9 7.5 3.7-14.4 4 3.5 1.2- 9.7 46 47.4 36.7-58.3
$50,000+ 41 14 35.0 20.7-52.6 2 4.1 1.0-15.0 4 8.8 3.2-22.0 0 0.0 . - . 21 52.1 35.8-68.0

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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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