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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 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%)
TOTAL 792 226 30.1 26.2-34.3 91 11.4 9.0-14.3 53 7.0 5.0- 9.6 49 6.1 4.3- 8.5 373 45.4 41.2-49.7
AGE
50-54 172 44 27.3 19.7-36.5 21 9.9 5.9-16.4 10 6.4 3.1-12.7 9 3.7 1.8- 7.3 88 52.7 43.5-61.6
55-64 258 79 33.9 27.2-41.3 26 11.3 7.5-16.6 16 5.5 3.0- 9.8 19 8.5 5.2-13.5 118 40.9 33.8-48.3
65-74 216 67 30.9 23.5-39.5 26 13.5 8.7-20.2 17 8.0 4.6-13.4 15 5.8 2.6-12.4 91 41.9 33.8-50.4
75+ 146 36 24.9 17.4-34.4 18 10.3 5.8-17.5 10 9.3 4.1-19.9 6 5.3 2.2-12.3 76 50.3 40.5-60.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 261 69 25.8 20.0-32.5 36 15.6 10.7-22.2 12 5.7 3.0-10.6 16 5.2 3.0- 9.0 128 47.7 40.7-54.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 240 64 32.9 25.4-41.4 22 9.2 5.8-14.4 17 4.6 2.7- 7.8 18 7.0 4.3-11.3 119 46.3 38.6-54.1
Some Post-H.S. 167 57 31.2 23.5-40.1 16 6.5 3.7-11.2 8 4.4 1.8-10.2 13 9.5 4.7-18.2 73 48.4 38.8-58.0
College Graduate 123 36 31.5 22.6-41.9 17 16.0 9.5-25.6 15 14.3 8.2-23.7 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1 53 37.2 28.0-47.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 194 50 26.7 19.6-35.4 19 9.2 5.5-15.1 16 11.5 6.7-19.2 15 6.6 3.8-11.1 94 45.9 37.7-54.3
$15,000- 24,999 192 49 30.3 22.1-39.9 27 16.4 10.8-24.1 11 5.1 2.6-10.1 7 3.3 1.4- 7.7 98 44.9 36.6-53.5
$25,000- 34,999 68 27 35.7 23.8-49.8 5 5.6 2.2-13.4 2 2.3 0.5-10.6 4 8.8 2.3-27.9 30 47.5 33.7-61.8
$35,000- 49,999 67 24 39.2 26.1-54.1 9 10.7 4.5-23.4 4 2.8 1.0- 7.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5 29 46.2 31.9-61.1
$50,000-74,999 27 13 43.8 24.3-65.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.9 2.0-37.6 4 19.5 7.0-44.0 8 26.8 12.0-49.4
$75,000+ 25 11 42.2 22.7-64.4 2 7.9 1.9-27.1 4 17.5 6.0-41.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 32.5 14.6-57.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 391 112 31.0 25.7-36.9 49 12.0 8.7-16.2 23 7.1 4.3-11.6 23 5.1 3.3- 7.8 184 44.9 39.1-50.8
No 377 107 29.7 24.1-36.0 41 11.5 8.1-16.0 29 7.2 4.7-10.8 23 6.8 4.1-11.2 177 44.8 38.6-51.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 14 8 71.5 42.5-89.5 1 10.1 1.4-47.3 2 7.8 1.8-28.6 1 3.2 0.4-20.8 2 7.3 1.6-27.3
Non-Veteran 776 216 29.2 25.3-33.4 90 11.5 9.0-14.4 51 6.9 5.0- 9.6 48 6.1 4.3- 8.6 371 46.3 41.9-50.6
Currently Serving 2 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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 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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