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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening-MALES

A blood stool test is a test that may use a special kit at home to determine whether the stool contains blood. Have you ever had this test using a home kit?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,633 1,361 52.2 49.9-54.5 1,272 47.8 45.5-50.1
RACE
White 2,122 1,141 55.2 52.6-57.7 981 44.8 42.3-47.4
African American 411 188 45.1 39.5-50.9 223 54.9 49.1-60.5
Asian 6 2 42.4 10.1-82.9 4 57.6 17.1-89.9
Native American 40 21 42.0 24.4-61.8 19 58.0 38.2-75.6
Other Minorities 44 8 11.3 4.9-24.2 36 88.7 75.8-95.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 13 32.1 16.1-53.7 27 67.9 46.3-83.9
-English Speaking 29 13 56.3 32.3-77.6 16 43.7 22.4-67.7
-Spanish Speaking 11 0 0.0 . - . 11 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,591 1,347 52.7 50.3-55.0 1,244 47.3 45.0-49.7
AGE
50-54 517 189 35.9 31.0-41.1 328 64.1 58.9-69.0
55-64 997 523 53.5 49.7-57.3 474 46.5 42.7-50.3
65-74 686 398 59.2 54.7-63.6 288 40.8 36.4-45.3
75+ 433 251 59.4 53.9-64.8 182 40.6 35.2-46.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 529 228 44.7 39.4-50.1 301 55.3 49.9-60.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 711 345 48.5 44.1-53.0 366 51.5 47.0-55.9
Some Post-H.S. 579 326 55.3 50.4-60.1 253 44.7 39.9-49.6
College Graduate 807 460 58.0 53.8-62.1 347 42.0 37.9-46.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 306 132 43.8 36.7-51.2 174 56.2 48.8-63.3
$15,000- 24,999 400 200 46.1 40.3-52.1 200 53.9 47.9-59.7
$25,000- 34,999 293 152 53.7 47.1-60.2 141 46.3 39.8-52.9
$35,000- 49,999 366 190 53.0 46.9-59.1 176 47.0 40.9-53.1
$50,000-74,999 337 175 51.7 45.4-58.1 162 48.3 41.9-54.6
$75,000+ 389 224 58.5 52.6-64.3 165 41.5 35.7-47.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,051 567 54.8 51.0-58.5 484 45.2 41.5-49.0
No 1,503 758 50.6 47.5-53.6 745 49.4 46.4-52.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,372 800 59.1 55.9-62.2 572 40.9 37.8-44.1
Non-Veteran 1,247 552 44.9 41.5-48.3 695 55.1 51.7-58.5
Currently Serving 13 8 62.1 30.1-86.2 5 37.9 13.8-69.9

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being age 50 and older.

^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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