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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 212 48 22.6 16.9-29.6 23 9.4 6.0-14.4 11 4.6 2.5- 8.4 25 9.7 6.4-14.6 105 53.7 46.1-61.1
GENDER
Male 83 19 23.7 15.3-35.0 7 8.0 3.7-16.4 2 1.8 0.4- 7.6 6 5.5 2.4-12.3 49 60.9 49.3-71.4
Female 129 29 21.4 14.7-30.0 16 10.9 6.5-17.8 9 7.7 3.9-14.6 19 14.5 9.0-22.6 56 45.5 36.4-55.0
RACE
White 195 45 23.4 17.4-30.8 22 10.0 6.3-15.4 10 4.5 2.3- 8.5 24 10.4 6.7-15.6 94 51.8 43.9-59.5
Other 16 3 14.3 3.8-41.2 1 3.0 0.4-19.2 1 5.9 0.8-32.9 1 3.0 0.4-19.2 10 73.8 47.4-89.8
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 212 48 22.6 16.9-29.6 23 9.4 6.0-14.4 11 4.6 2.5- 8.4 25 9.7 6.4-14.6 105 53.7 46.1-61.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 28 26.8 18.3-37.4 9 6.9 3.4-13.4 4 3.6 1.3- 9.8 11 9.0 4.7-16.5 53 53.7 42.9-64.2
Some College + 106 20 18.9 11.9-28.7 14 11.8 6.6-20.1 7 5.6 2.6-11.7 14 10.5 5.9-17.9 51 53.4 42.8-63.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 101 25 22.0 14.5-32.0 9 8.1 3.8-16.2 3 3.8 1.2-11.2 13 11.1 6.2-19.0 51 55.1 44.1-65.5
$50,000+ 45 11 25.6 14.0-42.3 4 7.6 2.7-19.7 4 5.5 2.0-14.4 3 6.3 1.9-18.7 23 55.0 39.4-69.7

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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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