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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 795 164 19.7 16.6-23.2 91 12.4 9.8-15.7 88 11.6 9.1-14.7 28 3.1 2.0- 4.8 424 53.2 48.8-57.4
AGE
50-54 170 30 15.6 10.1-23.2 16 10.4 5.6-18.4 14 9.4 5.2-16.4 4 1.7 0.6- 5.0 106 63.0 53.7-71.4
55-64 258 53 19.5 14.5-25.8 34 13.4 9.2-19.1 28 11.7 7.7-17.4 10 4.4 2.2- 8.7 133 51.0 43.6-58.3
65-74 218 54 22.1 16.5-29.0 30 15.5 10.3-22.8 26 14.4 9.1-22.1 11 3.6 1.8- 7.1 97 44.3 36.0-52.9
75+ 149 27 22.1 14.4-32.3 11 8.0 4.1-15.0 20 9.7 6.0-15.3 3 1.7 0.5- 5.7 88 58.5 48.6-67.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 269 43 17.6 12.8-23.8 29 12.2 8.0-18.2 27 10.8 7.1-16.1 4 1.0 0.4- 2.7 166 58.4 51.2-65.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 239 51 17.8 13.2-23.7 27 15.3 9.9-22.8 23 9.2 5.6-14.6 13 4.0 2.2- 7.1 125 53.8 45.8-61.5
Some Post-H.S. 165 39 16.3 11.2-23.1 19 10.1 6.2-16.2 15 11.6 6.2-20.7 5 2.4 0.9- 6.4 87 59.6 50.0-68.5
College Graduate 121 30 29.0 20.0-39.9 16 11.0 6.5-18.3 23 18.2 11.6-27.3 6 6.1 2.5-14.6 46 35.7 26.6-45.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 204 40 21.6 15.5-29.2 22 7.4 4.5-11.9 20 11.3 6.8-18.0 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8 119 58.7 50.4-66.5
$15,000- 24,999 189 37 16.4 11.5-23.0 22 16.7 10.5-25.6 16 9.4 5.4-15.7 13 6.6 3.6-11.7 101 50.9 42.1-59.6
$25,000- 34,999 65 15 21.3 12.0-35.1 6 11.0 4.3-25.2 6 15.3 6.0-33.7 3 2.4 0.7- 8.2 35 50.0 35.6-64.4
$35,000- 49,999 68 11 17.8 9.2-31.6 16 22.8 13.2-36.4 12 12.9 6.6-23.8 2 1.4 0.3- 5.6 27 45.2 31.0-60.2
$50,000-74,999 26 8 34.2 16.0-58.6 1 1.9 0.3-12.8 4 11.7 4.1-29.1 1 8.7 1.3-41.7 12 43.4 23.7-65.4
$75,000+ 25 6 17.1 7.0-36.3 5 19.1 7.5-40.7 6 23.9 10.1-46.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 39.9 19.9-64.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 399 84 22.3 17.7-27.8 47 13.4 9.7-18.2 50 11.8 8.6-16.1 13 2.8 1.5- 5.2 205 49.6 43.8-55.5
No 374 75 16.5 12.8-21.1 42 11.6 8.0-16.4 37 11.8 8.1-16.9 14 3.2 1.7- 5.9 206 56.9 50.5-63.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 14 7 61.6 31.6-84.8 1 2.1 0.3-14.3 3 18.3 4.9-49.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 18.0 4.7-49.5
Non-Veteran 779 157 18.9 15.8-22.3 90 12.7 10.0-16.0 84 11.4 8.9-14.6 28 3.2 2.1- 4.9 420 53.8 49.5-58.1
Currently Serving 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 33.7 3.1-89.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 66.3 11.0-96.9

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

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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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