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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 260 86 29.1 23.3-35.6 35 14.9 10.5-20.8 24 8.3 5.4-12.5 20 6.9 4.3-11.0 95 40.8 34.0-47.9
GENDER
Male 103 34 29.9 21.3-40.2 14 15.7 9.3-25.3 7 7.3 3.5-14.5 7 5.0 2.3-10.7 41 42.1 32.1-52.9
Female 157 52 28.2 21.3-36.4 21 14.1 8.8-21.8 17 9.3 5.7-15.0 13 9.0 4.9-16.0 54 39.3 30.6-48.7
RACE
White 197 69 32.3 25.4-40.0 30 17.9 12.3-25.3 23 11.1 7.2-16.8 14 6.1 3.5-10.5 61 32.6 25.5-40.6
Other 60 17 21.6 12.6-34.4 5 7.6 2.9-18.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 5 8.1 2.9-20.5 32 62.0 47.6-74.5
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 260 86 29.1 23.3-35.6 35 14.9 10.5-20.8 24 8.3 5.4-12.5 20 6.9 4.3-11.0 95 40.8 34.0-47.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 90 23 21.6 13.8-32.0 12 13.2 6.9-23.7 8 7.6 3.5-15.5 11 9.1 4.8-16.4 36 48.6 36.7-60.7
Some College + 170 63 33.1 25.7-41.5 23 15.9 10.4-23.6 16 8.6 5.1-14.2 9 5.8 2.8-11.5 59 36.6 28.7-45.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 108 39 30.6 21.5-41.4 10 10.3 5.2-19.3 10 6.4 3.2-12.3 5 4.9 1.7-13.4 44 47.8 36.7-59.2
$50,000+ 87 28 28.1 19.3-39.0 15 21.2 12.9-32.8 9 9.2 4.7-17.4 5 4.4 1.7-10.7 30 37.1 26.8-48.6

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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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