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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening-WHITES

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 5,826 1,667 29.4 28.0-30.9 691 12.1 11.0-13.2 498 8.4 7.6- 9.3 455 7.1 6.3- 7.9 2,515 43.0 41.4-44.6
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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 1,071 234 20.0 17.3-23.1 95 10.2 7.9-12.9 71 6.6 5.0- 8.7 69 5.5 4.1- 7.2 602 57.7 54.0-61.4
55-64 1,986 571 30.7 28.1-33.5 234 11.4 9.9-13.3 171 8.5 7.2-10.2 143 6.8 5.5- 8.3 867 42.5 39.8-45.3
65-74 1,567 518 34.6 31.8-37.6 225 14.4 12.4-16.8 145 9.0 7.4-10.9 114 6.7 5.4- 8.4 565 35.2 32.3-38.2
75+ 1,202 344 30.1 26.9-33.5 137 12.0 9.9-14.5 111 9.5 7.6-11.8 129 10.4 8.4-12.8 481 37.9 34.6-41.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,007 238 25.0 21.6-28.8 102 10.0 7.8-12.7 77 6.7 5.1- 8.7 89 8.8 6.7-11.6 501 49.4 45.4-53.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,762 475 26.9 24.4-29.6 203 11.1 9.5-13.1 153 9.1 7.5-11.0 141 7.1 5.8- 8.7 790 45.7 42.8-48.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,410 430 30.7 27.8-33.8 173 12.6 10.7-14.9 123 7.9 6.5- 9.7 104 6.9 5.5- 8.7 580 41.7 38.6-45.0
College Graduate 1,639 521 32.9 30.1-35.9 213 13.6 11.6-15.8 145 9.0 7.5-10.9 120 6.3 5.1- 7.8 640 38.2 35.3-41.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 690 162 24.5 20.3-29.2 69 11.2 8.4-14.8 66 9.0 6.7-11.9 60 7.7 5.7-10.5 333 47.6 42.8-52.4
$15,000- 24,999 955 274 27.3 23.9-30.9 101 10.3 8.2-12.9 86 9.3 7.2-11.9 80 8.3 6.3-11.0 414 44.9 40.8-48.9
$25,000- 34,999 607 191 31.2 27.0-35.8 54 8.6 6.4-11.5 47 8.3 6.0-11.5 47 7.1 4.8-10.3 268 44.7 40.0-49.6
$35,000- 49,999 726 218 31.1 27.1-35.5 79 9.5 7.4-12.2 68 9.8 7.4-13.0 54 6.8 5.0- 9.2 307 42.7 38.3-47.2
$50,000-74,999 651 201 31.8 27.6-36.3 94 14.4 11.3-18.0 46 7.0 5.0- 9.7 42 5.2 3.7- 7.3 268 41.7 37.1-46.4
$75,000+ 747 224 30.1 26.1-34.3 100 13.5 10.8-16.8 62 8.7 6.6-11.5 59 7.0 5.2- 9.5 302 40.6 36.4-45.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,404 684 29.4 27.1-31.8 279 12.2 10.7-14.0 232 9.5 8.1-11.0 211 8.1 6.9- 9.6 998 40.7 38.3-43.2
No 3,300 950 29.4 27.5-31.5 396 11.9 10.5-13.3 260 7.9 6.8- 9.1 237 6.4 5.5- 7.5 1,457 44.4 42.3-46.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,197 420 36.4 33.1-39.8 146 12.0 9.9-14.4 71 6.2 4.8- 8.0 73 6.4 4.9- 8.3 487 39.1 35.8-42.4
Non-Veteran 4,617 1,241 26.9 25.3-28.5 544 12.1 11.0-13.3 427 9.2 8.3-10.3 382 7.4 6.5- 8.3 2,023 44.4 42.6-46.2
Currently Serving 11 5 44.9 16.9-76.5 1 2.6 0.3-17.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 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 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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