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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening-MALES

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 2,597 593 23.1 21.1-25.1 383 15.6 13.9-17.4 341 13.5 12.0-15.2 133 4.8 3.9- 5.9 1,147 43.0 40.7-45.4
RACE
White 2,089 476 23.6 21.5-25.9 319 15.9 14.1-18.0 304 15.2 13.4-17.2 120 5.6 4.5- 6.9 870 39.7 37.1-42.2
African American 409 96 22.2 17.7-27.4 55 15.4 11.3-20.5 24 6.2 4.0- 9.6 11 1.9 1.0- 3.6 223 54.3 48.4-60.1
Asian 6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 42.4 10.1-82.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 57.6 17.1-89.9
Native American 40 12 18.7 9.6-33.5 4 16.8 5.6-40.7 7 12.1 5.4-25.1 0 0.0 . - . 17 52.4 32.2-71.7
Other Minorities 43 6 14.7 5.0-35.9 4 5.5 1.9-15.3 4 4.9 1.6-13.8 2 2.5 0.6-10.1 27 72.4 53.1-85.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 8 23.3 9.6-46.5 8 14.0 5.5-31.6 2 1.9 0.4- 9.6 0 0.0 . - . 22 60.7 39.2-78.7
-English Speaking 29 5 19.5 5.3-51.0 8 24.6 9.9-49.3 2 3.4 0.6-16.1 0 0.0 . - . 14 52.5 28.8-75.1
-Spanish Speaking 11 3 28.4 7.6-65.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 71.6 34.3-92.4
Non-Hispanic 2,556 584 23.0 21.1-25.1 375 15.6 13.9-17.5 339 13.8 12.3-15.5 133 4.9 4.0- 6.1 1,125 42.6 40.3-45.0
AGE
50-54 513 89 16.3 12.8-20.5 36 7.9 5.2-11.8 44 7.6 5.4-10.5 27 4.6 3.0- 6.9 317 63.7 58.4-68.6
55-64 990 199 20.9 17.8-24.2 165 17.3 14.6-20.4 143 15.5 12.9-18.5 49 4.8 3.4- 6.7 434 41.5 37.8-45.3
65-74 677 208 31.4 27.4-35.6 100 16.2 13.0-20.1 87 13.2 10.4-16.5 31 4.7 3.1- 7.0 251 34.6 30.4-38.9
75+ 417 97 24.2 19.5-29.7 82 20.6 16.3-25.6 67 17.3 13.4-22.2 26 5.5 3.3- 9.0 145 32.4 27.4-37.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 519 96 18.2 14.5-22.7 61 12.2 9.0-16.3 45 8.2 5.6-11.7 26 5.3 3.3- 8.4 291 56.1 50.7-61.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 701 156 21.5 18.1-25.3 103 14.7 11.8-18.1 79 12.2 9.4-15.6 23 3.9 2.3- 6.5 340 47.8 43.3-52.4
Some Post-H.S. 569 139 24.3 20.3-28.7 78 13.9 10.9-17.6 63 11.9 9.0-15.5 31 4.1 2.7- 6.0 258 45.9 41.0-50.8
College Graduate 801 202 26.7 23.0-30.7 140 19.3 16.1-23.0 154 19.1 16.1-22.5 53 5.9 4.3- 8.0 252 29.0 25.4-32.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 299 64 20.5 15.4-26.8 21 6.7 3.9-11.0 24 7.6 4.8-11.9 12 3.6 1.8- 7.1 178 61.6 54.3-68.3
$15,000- 24,999 392 78 18.6 14.6-23.6 52 13.8 10.0-18.7 49 12.4 9.0-16.8 20 4.9 3.0- 8.0 193 50.3 44.2-56.3
$25,000- 34,999 290 66 22.0 17.1-27.8 44 14.7 10.7-20.0 37 13.7 9.5-19.4 13 5.9 3.0-11.2 130 43.6 37.3-50.3
$35,000- 49,999 363 93 28.3 22.9-34.4 51 13.8 10.1-18.6 47 12.5 9.1-16.9 21 6.1 3.4-10.4 151 39.4 33.6-45.5
$50,000-74,999 337 79 25.3 20.0-31.4 56 17.8 13.4-23.2 52 14.5 10.7-19.4 16 4.6 2.6- 8.0 134 37.8 31.9-44.1
$75,000+ 385 97 22.9 18.4-28.1 75 21.3 16.7-26.8 66 18.4 14.2-23.5 20 4.6 2.8- 7.6 127 32.7 27.2-38.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,033 247 23.3 20.3-26.6 151 13.8 11.6-16.4 148 14.8 12.3-17.7 64 5.8 4.3- 7.8 423 42.2 38.5-46.0
No 1,492 330 22.7 20.2-25.5 225 16.7 14.4-19.2 183 12.7 10.8-14.9 64 4.2 3.1- 5.6 690 43.7 40.7-46.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,346 355 27.4 24.6-30.5 231 18.5 16.0-21.2 204 15.8 13.5-18.2 70 5.3 4.0- 7.1 486 33.0 30.1-36.1
Non-Veteran 1,237 235 18.4 15.9-21.2 150 12.6 10.5-15.2 135 11.3 9.3-13.7 62 4.3 3.2- 5.7 655 53.4 49.9-56.8
Currently Serving 13 3 34.9 11.6-68.8 2 13.0 3.0-42.0 1 3.4 0.4-21.5 1 5.3 0.7-30.5 6 43.4 17.7-73.2

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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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