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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening-WHITE FEMALES

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 3,807 2,273 60.0 58.1-61.9 1,534 40.0 38.1-41.9
AGE
50-54 672 317 45.2 40.6-49.9 355 54.8 50.1-59.4
55-64 1,221 720 60.8 57.4-64.1 501 39.2 35.9-42.6
65-74 1,031 686 68.1 64.7-71.5 345 31.9 28.5-35.3
75+ 883 550 64.2 60.2-68.0 333 35.8 32.0-39.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 686 370 52.8 48.0-57.5 316 47.2 42.5-52.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,247 737 58.6 55.1-61.9 510 41.4 38.1-44.9
Some Post-H.S. 940 569 60.8 57.0-64.6 371 39.2 35.4-43.0
College Graduate 928 594 65.4 61.6-69.0 334 34.6 31.0-38.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 508 285 57.5 52.2-62.7 223 42.5 37.3-47.8
$15,000- 24,999 682 404 59.7 55.1-64.0 278 40.3 36.0-44.9
$25,000- 34,999 384 223 55.4 49.1-61.7 161 44.6 38.3-50.9
$35,000- 49,999 420 263 63.3 57.6-68.6 157 36.7 31.4-42.4
$50,000-74,999 360 230 64.5 58.5-70.2 130 35.5 29.8-41.5
$75,000+ 390 235 58.7 52.8-64.5 155 41.3 35.5-47.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,634 999 62.1 59.1-65.0 635 37.9 35.0-40.9
No 2,111 1,239 58.6 56.0-61.2 872 41.4 38.8-44.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 33 23 72.1 52.7-85.7 10 27.9 14.3-47.3
Non-Veteran 3,772 2,248 59.9 58.0-61.8 1,524 40.1 38.2-42.0
Currently Serving 2 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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