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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening-WHITES

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 5,929 3,414 57.7 56.1-59.3 2,515 42.3 40.7-43.9
GENDER
Male 2,122 1,141 55.2 52.6-57.7 981 44.8 42.3-47.4
Female 3,807 2,273 60.0 58.1-61.9 1,534 40.0 38.1-41.9
AGE
50-54 1,075 473 42.4 38.8-46.1 602 57.6 53.9-61.2
55-64 2,011 1,144 58.1 55.3-60.8 867 41.9 39.2-44.7
65-74 1,597 1,032 65.5 62.5-68.3 565 34.5 31.7-37.5
75+ 1,246 765 63.3 59.9-66.6 481 36.7 33.4-40.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,036 535 52.0 48.0-55.9 501 48.0 44.1-52.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,800 1,010 55.1 52.2-58.0 790 44.9 42.0-47.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,423 843 58.6 55.4-61.7 580 41.4 38.3-44.6
College Graduate 1,661 1,021 62.4 59.4-65.2 640 37.6 34.8-40.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 709 376 53.8 49.0-58.5 333 46.2 41.5-51.0
$15,000- 24,999 971 557 55.8 51.8-59.8 414 44.2 40.2-48.2
$25,000- 34,999 617 349 55.9 51.1-60.6 268 44.1 39.4-48.9
$35,000- 49,999 732 425 57.7 53.2-62.0 307 42.3 38.0-46.8
$50,000-74,999 659 391 58.8 54.1-63.3 268 41.2 36.7-45.9
$75,000+ 750 448 59.7 55.3-63.9 302 40.3 36.1-44.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,454 1,456 59.9 57.5-62.4 998 40.1 37.6-42.5
No 3,348 1,891 56.3 54.2-58.4 1,457 43.7 41.6-45.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,211 724 61.5 58.1-64.7 487 38.5 35.3-41.9
Non-Veteran 4,706 2,683 56.4 54.6-58.2 2,023 43.6 41.8-45.4
Currently Serving 11 6 47.4 18.2-78.5 5 52.6 21.5-81.8

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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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