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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt County

Colorectal Cancer Screening

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%)
North Carolina 7,314 1,432 20.0 18.9-21.2 1,009 14.4 13.4-15.5 1,095 14.9 14.0-16.0 446 5.4 4.8- 6.0 3,332 45.3 43.8-46.7
-Pitt County 148 30 18.5 12.6-26.4 24 16.2 10.3-24.5 26 17.9 12.0-26.0 5 3.0 1.2- 7.4 63 44.3 35.4-53.6
GENDER
Male 55 12 20.9 11.8-34.3 8 14.5 6.7-28.5 9 16.8 8.6-30.3 2 2.7 0.6-11.0 24 45.2 31.5-59.6
Female 93 18 16.0 9.9-24.8 16 18.1 10.8-28.7 17 19.2 11.9-29.3 3 3.4 1.0-10.4 39 43.4 33.0-54.5
RACE
White 105 21 18.7 11.9-28.3 19 17.6 10.6-27.9 19 19.7 12.5-29.8 5 4.4 1.7-10.6 41 39.5 29.7-50.3
Other 43 9 18.1 8.7-33.9 5 13.0 5.0-29.8 7 13.9 5.8-29.6 0 0.0 . - . 22 55.1 37.8-71.2
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 148 30 18.5 12.6-26.4 24 16.2 10.3-24.5 26 17.9 12.0-26.0 5 3.0 1.2- 7.4 63 44.3 35.4-53.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 72 17 20.0 11.8-32.0 10 12.7 6.4-23.4 13 19.0 10.8-31.2 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3 30 46.2 33.4-59.5
Some College + 76 13 16.9 9.6-28.1 14 20.1 11.0-33.7 13 16.8 9.2-28.4 3 4.0 1.2-12.6 33 42.3 30.6-55.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 74 18 20.7 12.4-32.6 11 15.5 7.6-29.0 11 16.2 8.5-28.7 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 32 45.3 32.4-58.9
$50,000+ 41 6 17.0 7.5-34.1 7 15.8 7.0-31.8 11 26.7 14.8-43.4 2 5.1 1.2-18.7 15 35.4 21.6-52.3

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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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