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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 217 31 12.1 8.3-17.4 25 13.7 9.0-20.4 27 12.2 8.1-17.8 18 7.2 4.4-11.5 116 54.8 47.3-62.1
GENDER
Male 83 11 10.5 5.6-18.9 11 17.2 9.6-28.9 7 8.0 3.6-16.9 4 3.1 1.1- 8.5 50 61.2 49.4-71.8
Female 134 20 13.9 8.7-21.3 14 9.9 5.8-16.5 20 16.7 10.7-25.0 14 11.6 6.7-19.3 66 48.0 38.9-57.1
RACE
White 200 27 12.0 7.9-17.6 25 14.9 9.8-22.1 26 12.7 8.5-18.7 17 7.5 4.5-12.1 105 52.9 45.1-60.6
Other 16 4 14.3 4.8-35.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.9 0.8-32.9 1 4.2 0.6-25.4 10 75.6 51.0-90.2
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 217 31 12.1 8.3-17.4 25 13.7 9.0-20.4 27 12.2 8.1-17.8 18 7.2 4.4-11.5 116 54.8 47.3-62.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 19 15.2 9.3-23.8 7 7.4 3.3-15.7 12 9.3 5.0-16.5 8 5.8 2.8-11.6 63 62.3 51.9-71.7
Some College + 107 12 9.3 5.0-16.5 18 19.8 12.1-30.7 15 15.0 8.8-24.3 10 8.5 4.3-16.0 52 47.4 37.1-58.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 103 12 9.3 5.1-16.5 9 11.2 5.3-22.1 10 8.6 4.5-15.9 7 5.8 2.6-12.3 65 65.0 54.1-74.6
$50,000+ 45 5 9.9 3.6-24.1 9 22.6 11.7-39.2 7 18.0 8.6-34.0 2 2.5 0.6-10.4 22 47.0 32.1-62.3

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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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