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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 226 50 18.5 13.5-24.9 28 11.1 7.3-16.3 42 20.4 14.5-27.8 17 7.9 3.9-15.1 89 42.2 34.2-50.7
GENDER
Male 71 17 23.6 14.3-36.3 11 13.7 7.2-24.5 14 19.6 11.5-31.4 4 9.3 2.5-29.0 25 33.8 22.2-47.9
Female 155 33 15.1 10.2-21.8 17 9.3 5.5-15.3 28 20.9 13.4-31.1 13 6.9 3.8-12.1 64 47.8 37.7-58.1
RACE
White 190 42 18.5 13.1-25.4 27 12.9 8.5-19.2 34 20.0 13.6-28.3 15 8.8 4.2-17.4 72 39.9 31.3-49.1
Other 36 8 18.5 7.8-37.8 1 2.3 0.3-15.0 8 22.2 10.3-41.6 2 3.6 0.8-14.8 17 53.4 33.6-72.2
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 226 50 18.5 13.5-24.9 28 11.1 7.3-16.3 42 20.4 14.5-27.8 17 7.9 3.9-15.1 89 42.2 34.2-50.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 142 29 16.7 10.9-24.8 18 10.7 6.5-17.2 25 20.5 13.0-30.9 8 4.0 1.9- 8.1 62 48.1 37.8-58.5
Some College + 84 21 21.3 13.1-32.8 10 11.6 5.7-22.2 17 20.2 12.2-31.5 9 14.1 5.6-31.3 27 32.8 21.4-46.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 120 28 19.6 12.7-29.0 13 8.7 4.8-15.2 26 25.4 16.6-36.9 7 4.3 1.9- 9.3 46 42.0 31.0-53.9
$50,000+ 52 11 16.8 8.7-30.0 6 12.7 5.2-28.0 9 16.8 8.4-30.8 6 17.2 5.6-42.0 20 36.4 22.8-52.7

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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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