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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 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 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
AGE
50-54 401 75 17.1 13.2-21.9 42 12.2 8.4-17.2 23 6.3 4.0- 9.7 14 3.2 1.8- 5.7 247 61.2 55.2-66.9
55-64 784 229 31.7 27.6-36.0 87 10.0 7.9-12.6 56 7.0 5.2- 9.4 46 6.5 4.6- 9.1 366 44.8 40.6-49.1
65-74 558 204 37.4 32.8-42.2 71 12.8 9.8-16.6 33 6.4 4.3- 9.3 30 5.4 3.6- 8.1 220 38.1 33.4-42.9
75+ 357 118 32.7 27.0-38.8 37 10.6 7.5-14.8 25 9.2 6.0-13.8 29 8.9 5.8-13.6 148 38.6 32.8-44.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 344 92 29.3 23.3-36.0 25 6.8 4.2-10.7 20 5.1 3.2- 8.2 22 8.8 5.3-14.2 185 50.0 43.4-56.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 548 152 26.9 22.6-31.6 51 9.4 6.9-12.8 40 9.0 6.4-12.6 25 4.7 2.9- 7.4 280 50.0 44.9-55.1
Some Post-H.S. 480 156 32.1 27.3-37.4 65 12.7 9.8-16.5 24 5.2 3.3- 8.0 26 5.5 3.5- 8.7 209 44.5 39.2-49.8
College Graduate 725 224 32.4 28.4-36.8 96 13.6 10.7-17.0 53 7.5 5.6-10.1 46 5.8 4.2- 8.1 306 40.6 36.4-45.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 197 48 26.1 18.5-35.4 16 8.6 5.0-14.2 14 7.6 4.3-13.0 9 4.9 2.3-10.1 110 52.9 44.0-61.5
$15,000- 24,999 287 82 25.1 19.7-31.3 30 10.4 7.0-15.1 14 5.7 3.2-10.1 25 9.5 5.9-14.8 136 49.4 42.3-56.4
$25,000- 34,999 229 76 35.3 28.5-42.9 20 8.5 5.3-13.2 13 6.2 3.4-10.9 13 5.9 2.8-11.8 107 44.1 37.0-51.6
$35,000- 49,999 310 87 30.7 24.6-37.5 33 8.3 5.6-12.1 29 9.6 6.3-14.5 11 3.4 1.7- 6.6 150 48.1 41.4-54.9
$50,000-74,999 296 83 29.5 23.7-36.0 43 14.3 10.1-19.7 17 6.3 3.8-10.3 15 4.0 2.3- 7.0 138 45.9 39.3-52.7
$75,000+ 359 112 31.2 25.6-37.5 49 14.2 10.4-19.1 30 8.9 6.0-13.1 21 5.7 3.5- 9.3 147 39.9 34.0-46.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 814 240 29.7 25.9-33.8 96 12.1 9.7-15.1 59 7.7 5.8-10.2 56 7.5 5.4-10.2 363 43.0 38.9-47.1
No 1,222 369 30.9 27.8-34.2 134 10.7 8.8-13.0 76 6.7 5.2- 8.6 58 4.8 3.6- 6.5 585 46.8 43.4-50.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,164 409 36.5 33.2-39.9 139 11.8 9.7-14.3 69 6.2 4.8- 8.0 70 6.3 4.8- 8.3 477 39.2 36.0-42.6
Non-Veteran 926 212 23.2 19.9-26.8 98 10.7 8.6-13.3 68 8.1 6.2-10.5 49 5.5 3.9- 7.7 499 52.6 48.6-56.5
Currently Serving 9 4 41.6 13.8-76.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 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 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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