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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening-WHITE MALES

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 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
AGE
50-54 399 70 17.1 13.0-22.1 29 8.6 5.3-13.4 39 9.0 6.2-12.8 24 5.6 3.6- 8.6 237 59.8 53.8-65.6
55-64 783 154 20.8 17.4-24.5 132 17.3 14.3-20.7 125 17.3 14.2-20.8 43 5.6 3.9- 8.0 329 39.2 35.0-43.5
65-74 558 172 32.4 28.0-37.2 87 16.4 13.0-20.5 78 14.3 11.2-18.1 29 5.4 3.5- 8.2 192 31.5 27.2-36.2
75+ 349 80 24.3 19.1-30.4 71 21.3 16.6-26.8 62 19.5 14.9-25.1 24 6.2 3.6-10.3 112 28.7 23.6-34.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 342 60 18.6 13.9-24.4 45 12.7 9.1-17.4 36 10.3 6.8-15.5 23 7.8 4.8-12.4 178 50.6 44.0-57.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 543 118 21.6 17.7-26.0 80 14.1 11.0-17.9 71 14.8 11.4-19.1 22 5.0 2.9- 8.4 252 44.5 39.5-49.5
Some Post-H.S. 474 116 24.8 20.4-29.8 69 14.7 11.3-18.9 54 12.2 9.1-16.2 27 4.2 2.7- 6.4 208 44.1 38.9-49.6
College Graduate 727 182 26.5 22.7-30.7 125 19.4 15.9-23.3 143 19.4 16.3-23.0 48 6.0 4.3- 8.3 229 28.7 24.9-32.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 195 44 24.3 17.4-32.8 13 6.6 3.6-11.8 18 9.3 5.4-15.6 10 5.3 2.5-10.7 110 54.5 45.7-63.1
$15,000- 24,999 283 55 19.8 15.0-25.8 37 12.0 8.4-16.9 44 15.7 11.2-21.6 17 6.0 3.5-10.3 130 46.5 39.4-53.6
$25,000- 34,999 229 51 20.5 15.4-26.8 37 16.3 11.5-22.7 31 14.9 10.1-21.6 13 7.7 3.9-14.4 97 40.6 33.6-47.9
$35,000- 49,999 309 75 27.4 21.6-34.2 43 13.3 9.5-18.5 39 12.3 8.7-17.2 20 6.9 3.9-12.1 132 40.0 33.7-46.7
$50,000-74,999 299 68 24.2 18.9-30.4 50 17.6 13.0-23.4 48 15.3 11.2-20.6 16 5.2 2.9- 9.0 117 37.7 31.4-44.4
$75,000+ 356 90 22.9 18.2-28.3 67 20.9 16.2-26.5 62 18.5 14.2-23.8 19 4.8 2.9- 8.0 118 32.9 27.2-39.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 803 188 23.5 20.1-27.3 119 13.7 11.2-16.6 127 16.8 13.8-20.3 59 7.1 5.2- 9.6 310 38.9 34.8-43.1
No 1,227 274 23.4 20.6-26.4 195 17.5 14.9-20.3 169 14.2 12.0-16.7 57 4.7 3.5- 6.4 532 40.3 37.0-43.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,154 297 27.5 24.4-30.8 198 18.1 15.6-21.0 187 17.3 14.8-20.1 63 5.8 4.3- 7.8 409 31.3 28.3-34.4
Non-Veteran 925 177 18.8 16.0-22.0 120 13.3 10.8-16.3 115 12.7 10.3-15.6 57 5.4 4.0- 7.3 456 49.7 45.7-53.7
Currently Serving 9 2 41.1 11.5-78.9 1 12.1 1.6-53.7 1 5.2 0.7-31.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 41.6 14.1-75.7

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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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