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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening-WHITE MALES

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 2,122 1,141 55.2 52.6-57.7 981 44.8 42.3-47.4
AGE
50-54 403 156 39.0 33.4-45.0 247 61.0 55.0-66.6
55-64 790 424 55.6 51.3-59.8 366 44.4 40.2-48.7
65-74 566 346 62.6 57.8-67.2 220 37.4 32.8-42.2
75+ 363 215 62.0 56.0-67.7 148 38.0 32.3-44.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 350 165 51.0 44.5-57.5 185 49.0 42.5-55.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 553 273 50.4 45.3-55.4 280 49.6 44.6-54.7
Some Post-H.S. 483 274 55.8 50.4-61.0 209 44.2 39.0-49.6
College Graduate 733 427 60.0 55.6-64.2 306 40.0 35.8-44.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 201 91 48.4 39.9-57.1 110 51.6 42.9-60.1
$15,000- 24,999 289 153 50.8 43.8-57.8 136 49.2 42.2-56.2
$25,000- 34,999 233 126 56.4 49.1-63.5 107 43.6 36.5-50.9
$35,000- 49,999 312 162 52.4 45.6-59.0 150 47.6 41.0-54.4
$50,000-74,999 299 161 54.5 47.7-61.0 138 45.5 39.0-52.3
$75,000+ 360 213 60.3 54.2-66.2 147 39.7 33.8-45.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 820 457 57.3 53.1-61.3 363 42.7 38.7-46.9
No 1,237 652 53.8 50.5-57.2 585 46.2 42.8-49.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,178 701 61.3 58.0-64.6 477 38.7 35.4-42.0
Non-Veteran 934 435 47.8 43.9-51.8 499 52.2 48.2-56.1
Currently Serving 9 4 41.6 13.8-76.1 5 58.4 23.9-86.2

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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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