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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening-MALES

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 2,607 762 29.4 27.3-31.6 287 11.0 9.7-12.6 151 6.0 5.0- 7.2 135 5.3 4.3- 6.4 1,272 48.3 45.9-50.6
RACE
White 2,100 626 30.5 28.1-33.0 237 11.2 9.7-13.0 137 7.0 5.8- 8.4 119 5.9 4.8- 7.3 981 45.3 42.8-47.9
African American 407 119 28.5 23.7-33.8 40 11.1 7.8-15.6 10 1.8 0.8- 3.9 15 3.5 1.9- 6.2 223 55.1 49.3-60.8
Asian 6 2 42.4 10.1-82.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 57.6 17.1-89.9
Native American 40 11 20.5 9.8-37.8 7 13.1 5.6-27.8 2 6.7 1.4-26.7 1 1.6 0.2-11.0 19 58.0 38.2-75.6
Other Minorities 44 3 3.8 1.1-12.0 3 5.9 1.6-19.2 2 1.6 0.4- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 36 88.7 75.8-95.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 8 19.6 7.8-41.5 4 9.1 2.5-28.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.3 0.5-20.4 27 67.9 46.3-83.9
-English Speaking 29 8 34.4 14.8-61.4 4 16.0 4.5-43.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.8 0.8-32.0 16 43.7 22.4-67.7
-Spanish Speaking 11 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,565 753 29.6 27.5-31.8 283 11.1 9.7-12.7 151 6.2 5.1- 7.4 134 5.3 4.4- 6.5 1,244 47.8 45.5-50.2
AGE
50-54 513 95 16.6 13.2-20.6 48 11.0 7.9-15.2 26 5.4 3.5- 8.2 16 2.6 1.5- 4.6 328 64.4 59.1-69.2
55-64 991 286 30.5 27.0-34.3 114 10.9 8.8-13.3 63 6.0 4.5- 7.9 54 5.7 4.1- 7.8 474 46.9 43.1-50.7
65-74 677 240 36.4 32.2-40.8 80 11.5 8.9-14.8 35 5.4 3.7- 7.9 34 5.3 3.5- 7.7 288 41.4 37.0-46.0
75+ 426 141 32.2 27.2-37.8 45 10.6 7.8-14.4 27 7.9 5.3-11.8 31 8.0 5.3-12.1 182 41.2 35.7-46.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 520 129 25.5 21.0-30.5 43 8.2 5.7-11.7 21 3.4 2.1- 5.4 26 6.7 4.2-10.5 301 56.2 50.8-61.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 706 198 26.4 22.7-30.5 66 9.8 7.5-12.8 46 7.8 5.6-10.7 30 4.3 2.8- 6.4 366 51.7 47.2-56.2
Some Post-H.S. 575 193 33.4 29.0-38.2 71 11.8 9.2-15.1 27 4.6 3.0- 7.0 31 5.2 3.4- 7.8 253 44.9 40.1-49.8
College Graduate 799 240 31.6 27.7-35.7 107 13.4 10.7-16.6 57 7.1 5.3- 9.4 48 5.4 3.9- 7.5 347 42.5 38.4-46.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 300 71 23.0 17.2-29.9 24 9.0 5.8-13.9 16 5.1 3.0- 8.7 15 5.6 3.0-10.0 174 57.3 49.9-64.4
$15,000- 24,999 397 111 23.7 19.3-28.8 43 11.0 7.8-15.2 16 4.4 2.5- 7.5 27 6.9 4.4-10.8 200 54.0 48.0-59.9
$25,000- 34,999 289 95 35.7 29.5-42.4 23 7.3 4.7-11.1 16 5.4 3.1- 9.1 14 4.9 2.4- 9.6 141 46.7 40.2-53.4
$35,000- 49,999 364 105 31.1 25.5-37.3 41 10.0 7.0-14.2 30 8.5 5.6-12.7 12 3.0 1.6- 5.8 176 47.3 41.2-53.5
$50,000-74,999 333 90 27.8 22.5-33.9 47 14.1 10.2-19.2 19 5.9 3.6- 9.4 15 3.6 2.0- 6.2 162 48.6 42.3-55.0
$75,000+ 388 118 31.0 25.6-37.0 53 13.7 10.1-18.2 31 8.4 5.7-12.2 21 5.3 3.2- 8.6 165 41.7 35.9-47.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,042 309 29.2 25.9-32.8 121 12.5 10.2-15.2 63 6.2 4.6- 8.2 65 6.6 4.9- 8.8 484 45.5 41.8-49.2
No 1,487 434 29.6 26.8-32.5 158 10.1 8.4-12.1 85 6.0 4.7- 7.6 65 4.3 3.3- 5.8 745 50.0 46.9-53.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,358 477 36.0 33.0-39.2 155 11.2 9.3-13.4 77 5.7 4.4- 7.2 77 5.8 4.4- 7.5 572 41.4 38.2-44.6
Non-Veteran 1,235 278 22.3 19.5-25.3 130 10.9 9.0-13.2 74 6.4 5.0- 8.3 58 4.8 3.5- 6.6 695 55.5 52.1-58.9
Currently Serving 13 6 51.7 23.2-79.1 2 10.5 2.4-35.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 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 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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