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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 225 90 41.2 34.1-48.8 22 9.7 6.2-14.7 20 8.8 5.5-14.0 13 5.0 2.8- 9.0 80 35.2 28.4-42.7
GENDER
Male 85 34 41.6 30.6-53.6 6 7.3 3.3-15.4 6 8.1 3.6-17.5 4 4.4 1.5-12.0 35 38.6 28.0-50.4
Female 140 56 40.9 32.2-50.1 16 12.1 7.2-19.6 14 9.6 5.4-16.3 9 5.7 2.9-10.9 45 31.9 23.8-41.2
RACE
White 182 75 41.5 33.6-49.9 17 8.9 5.4-14.5 17 9.1 5.3-15.0 10 4.9 2.4- 9.5 63 35.6 27.9-44.1
Other 42 14 38.4 23.7-55.7 5 13.5 5.4-29.7 3 8.0 2.4-23.5 3 5.9 1.8-17.5 17 34.3 21.1-50.5
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 225 90 41.2 34.1-48.8 22 9.7 6.2-14.7 20 8.8 5.5-14.0 13 5.0 2.8- 9.0 80 35.2 28.4-42.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 36 40.3 29.9-51.7 6 7.3 3.1-16.3 9 11.0 5.4-21.0 5 4.5 1.8-10.8 35 37.0 26.9-48.3
Some College + 134 54 41.8 32.5-51.7 16 11.0 6.6-17.9 11 7.6 3.9-14.3 8 5.3 2.5-11.2 45 34.2 25.5-44.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 118 48 43.5 33.7-53.8 9 7.6 3.7-14.8 8 6.9 3.1-14.4 6 3.9 1.7- 8.7 47 38.2 28.8-48.5
$50,000+ 65 27 41.1 28.5-55.0 7 11.3 5.3-22.4 6 7.3 3.0-16.3 3 5.1 1.5-15.7 22 35.3 23.4-49.3

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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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