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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 183 34 22.4 15.3-31.7 26 14.3 9.1-21.8 27 13.2 8.8-19.5 7 3.8 1.8- 8.0 89 46.2 37.8-54.8
GENDER
Male 72 15 22.8 12.3-38.2 8 13.8 6.4-27.2 9 13.0 6.6-24.0 2 2.7 0.7-10.1 38 47.8 34.7-61.2
Female 111 19 22.1 13.7-33.5 18 14.9 9.0-23.8 18 13.5 8.3-21.0 5 5.0 2.1-11.8 51 44.5 34.5-54.9
RACE
White 173 32 22.6 15.2-32.3 24 14.6 9.1-22.4 26 13.4 8.8-19.9 7 4.0 1.9- 8.4 84 45.4 36.8-54.2
Other 10 2 18.4 4.3-52.9 2 10.1 2.3-35.1 1 10.1 1.4-47.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 61.5 29.7-85.8
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 183 34 22.4 15.3-31.7 26 14.3 9.1-21.8 27 13.2 8.8-19.5 7 3.8 1.8- 8.0 89 46.2 37.8-54.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 21 20.9 13.4-31.3 15 11.8 6.7-20.0 17 13.7 8.3-21.9 2 1.6 0.4- 6.2 58 51.9 41.5-62.1
Some College + 70 13 24.5 12.5-42.5 11 17.9 8.8-32.9 10 12.6 6.2-23.9 5 7.0 2.8-16.4 31 38.0 25.7-52.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 90 15 17.4 9.9-28.7 10 10.0 4.9-19.2 13 14.8 8.2-25.3 3 3.4 1.0-10.4 49 54.5 42.8-65.7
$50,000+ 37 10 34.2 16.7-57.5 7 24.2 10.6-46.1 3 6.4 1.6-22.0 2 5.5 1.3-19.9 15 29.7 16.7-47.1

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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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