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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening-WHITES

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 5,858 1,121 20.0 18.8-21.4 841 14.8 13.7-16.0 953 16.4 15.3-17.7 392 6.0 5.3- 6.8 2,551 42.7 41.1-44.3
GENDER
Male 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
Female 3,769 645 16.8 15.4-18.3 522 13.8 12.5-15.2 649 17.6 16.1-19.1 272 6.4 5.6- 7.4 1,681 45.5 43.5-47.4
AGE
50-54 1,070 152 13.9 11.6-16.7 97 8.9 6.8-11.4 110 10.3 8.3-12.7 70 6.0 4.6- 7.8 641 60.9 57.3-64.5
55-64 1,997 378 19.8 17.7-22.2 290 15.3 13.4-17.4 331 17.1 15.1-19.3 119 5.2 4.2- 6.6 879 42.6 39.8-45.3
65-74 1,582 369 25.5 22.9-28.3 266 16.9 14.7-19.3 280 18.0 15.8-20.4 102 6.2 4.9- 7.8 565 33.4 30.7-36.3
75+ 1,209 222 19.5 16.7-22.6 188 17.8 15.1-20.7 232 20.1 17.4-23.2 101 7.7 6.0- 9.8 466 35.0 31.8-38.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,021 172 17.9 15.0-21.2 118 11.8 9.6-14.6 132 11.8 9.5-14.6 72 7.3 5.5- 9.7 527 51.1 47.1-55.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,770 313 17.7 15.5-20.0 250 13.6 11.8-15.6 268 15.4 13.4-17.7 103 5.3 4.1- 6.8 836 48.0 45.1-51.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,407 273 20.4 17.9-23.1 211 15.1 13.0-17.6 225 15.4 13.3-17.7 108 6.3 5.1- 7.8 590 42.8 39.6-46.1
College Graduate 1,651 363 23.2 20.7-25.9 261 17.2 14.9-19.7 328 20.6 18.3-23.2 109 5.9 4.7- 7.4 590 33.2 30.4-36.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 698 124 19.2 15.6-23.5 52 7.9 5.7-10.9 97 12.7 10.1-16.0 53 6.5 4.6- 8.9 372 53.6 48.8-58.4
$15,000- 24,999 961 169 17.6 14.9-20.8 128 12.8 10.5-15.6 146 15.5 12.8-18.6 72 7.1 5.4- 9.4 446 46.9 42.9-50.9
$25,000- 34,999 612 111 17.1 14.0-20.8 96 15.1 12.0-18.8 103 17.3 13.9-21.3 41 6.9 4.6-10.1 261 43.6 38.8-48.4
$35,000- 49,999 722 149 22.2 18.5-26.3 106 14.4 11.6-17.8 120 15.5 12.7-18.8 47 6.9 4.8- 9.8 300 41.0 36.7-45.4
$50,000-74,999 659 142 24.0 20.2-28.2 106 16.4 13.2-20.2 110 15.6 12.6-19.1 39 5.0 3.4- 7.4 262 39.0 34.6-43.6
$75,000+ 745 151 19.2 16.0-22.8 118 17.5 14.3-21.2 135 19.6 16.3-23.4 47 5.2 3.8- 7.3 294 38.5 34.3-42.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,424 468 19.5 17.5-21.5 346 13.7 12.1-15.4 416 17.8 15.9-19.8 203 7.7 6.5- 9.1 991 41.3 38.9-43.9
No 3,319 634 20.3 18.6-22.2 480 15.5 14.0-17.2 523 15.5 14.1-17.1 181 5.0 4.2- 6.0 1,501 43.6 41.5-45.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,187 305 27.5 24.4-30.7 201 18.0 15.5-20.8 193 17.3 14.9-20.1 67 5.9 4.4- 7.9 421 31.3 28.3-34.4
Non-Veteran 4,659 814 17.3 16.0-18.7 639 13.7 12.4-15.0 758 16.2 14.9-17.5 325 6.1 5.4- 6.9 2,123 46.7 44.9-48.6
Currently Serving 11 2 37.0 10.2-75.1 1 10.9 1.5-50.0 1 4.7 0.6-28.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 47.4 18.3-78.4

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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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