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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening-WHITE 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 3,726 1,041 28.5 26.7-30.3 454 12.8 11.5-14.2 361 9.7 8.6-11.0 336 8.2 7.2- 9.3 1,534 40.8 38.9-42.8
AGE
50-54 670 159 22.4 18.7-26.5 53 8.5 6.2-11.6 48 6.9 4.9- 9.6 55 7.3 5.3-10.1 355 54.9 50.2-59.5
55-64 1,202 342 29.7 26.7-32.9 147 13.0 10.8-15.6 115 10.2 8.2-12.6 97 7.1 5.6- 8.9 501 40.0 36.7-43.4
65-74 1,009 314 32.1 28.6-35.7 154 16.0 13.4-19.0 112 11.5 9.2-14.2 84 8.0 6.2-10.2 345 32.5 29.1-36.1
75+ 845 226 28.2 24.7-32.1 100 13.1 10.4-16.2 86 9.8 7.7-12.4 100 11.4 9.1-14.3 333 37.5 33.5-41.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 663 146 21.2 17.7-25.1 77 13.0 9.8-16.9 57 8.1 5.8-11.1 67 8.8 6.7-11.6 316 48.9 44.1-53.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,214 323 27.0 24.0-30.2 152 12.4 10.3-14.8 113 9.2 7.4-11.4 116 8.8 7.1-11.0 510 42.6 39.1-46.1
Some Post-H.S. 930 274 29.6 26.2-33.2 108 12.6 10.2-15.4 99 10.2 8.2-12.7 78 8.1 6.3-10.4 371 39.5 35.8-43.4
College Graduate 914 297 33.5 29.9-37.4 117 13.6 11.0-16.6 92 10.9 8.5-13.8 74 7.0 5.4- 9.1 334 35.1 31.4-38.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 493 114 23.4 19.1-28.2 53 13.1 9.3-18.1 52 10.0 7.3-13.6 51 9.7 7.0-13.3 223 43.8 38.5-49.3
$15,000- 24,999 668 192 29.0 25.0-33.3 71 10.2 7.8-13.3 72 12.0 9.2-15.5 55 7.4 5.4-10.1 278 41.3 36.9-45.9
$25,000- 34,999 378 115 27.7 22.7-33.3 34 8.7 5.9-12.7 34 10.2 6.8-14.9 34 8.2 5.3-12.4 161 45.3 39.0-51.7
$35,000- 49,999 416 131 31.6 26.6-37.2 46 10.8 7.8-14.9 39 10.1 6.9-14.5 43 10.5 7.5-14.5 157 37.0 31.6-42.7
$50,000-74,999 355 118 35.0 29.4-41.1 51 14.5 10.6-19.4 29 7.8 5.1-11.9 27 6.7 4.3-10.2 130 36.0 30.3-42.1
$75,000+ 388 112 28.5 23.5-34.0 51 12.6 9.2-17.1 32 8.5 5.7-12.5 38 8.8 6.1-12.5 155 41.7 35.9-47.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,590 444 29.2 26.4-32.1 183 12.3 10.4-14.6 173 11.0 9.2-13.1 155 8.7 7.2-10.4 635 38.9 35.9-41.9
No 2,078 581 28.0 25.8-30.4 262 13.0 11.3-14.9 184 9.0 7.6-10.6 179 8.0 6.7- 9.5 872 42.0 39.4-44.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 33 11 27.8 14.7-46.3 7 26.4 12.4-47.7 2 6.7 1.6-23.8 3 11.2 2.7-35.9 10 27.9 14.3-47.3
Non-Veteran 3,691 1,029 28.4 26.7-30.3 446 12.7 11.4-14.1 359 9.7 8.6-11.0 333 8.2 7.2- 9.2 1,524 40.9 39.0-42.9
Currently Serving 2 1 74.2 15.3-97.9 1 25.8 2.1-84.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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