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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson County

Colorectal Cancer Screening

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%)
North Carolina 7,409 4,146 55.6 54.1-57.0 3,263 44.4 43.0-45.9
-Robeson County 188 79 41.9 34.1-50.1 109 58.1 49.9-65.9
GENDER
Male 59 27 45.9 32.7-59.7 32 54.1 40.3-67.3
Female 129 52 38.8 29.8-48.7 77 61.2 51.3-70.2
RACE
White 81 32 43.8 31.9-56.5 49 56.2 43.5-68.1
Other 106 47 41.0 31.0-51.9 59 59.0 48.1-69.0
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 188 79 41.9 34.1-50.1 109 58.1 49.9-65.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 48 38.5 29.0-49.1 65 61.5 50.9-71.0
Some College + 74 31 48.3 35.7-61.0 43 51.7 39.0-64.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 118 54 45.2 35.2-55.6 64 54.8 44.4-64.8
$50,000+ 17 5 38.9 16.8-66.8 12 61.1 33.2-83.2

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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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