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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 186 36 20.6 14.6-28.2 21 9.4 5.8-14.8 24 11.5 7.4-17.4 7 3.3 1.5- 7.3 98 55.3 47.0-63.2
GENDER
Male 59 16 24.9 15.2-38.0 4 5.3 1.9-13.9 6 11.0 4.9-22.9 2 3.2 0.8-12.0 31 55.5 41.8-68.4
Female 127 20 17.1 10.5-26.8 17 12.6 7.4-20.7 18 11.8 7.2-18.8 5 3.4 1.3- 8.8 67 55.0 45.1-64.6
RACE
White 80 16 23.3 14.0-36.2 9 7.9 3.8-15.5 12 13.1 6.8-23.8 4 4.9 1.7-13.3 39 50.8 38.6-63.0
Other 105 19 17.7 10.9-27.4 12 10.6 5.6-19.0 12 10.5 5.7-18.4 3 2.2 0.6- 7.8 59 59.0 48.1-69.1
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 186 36 20.6 14.6-28.2 21 9.4 5.8-14.8 24 11.5 7.4-17.4 7 3.3 1.5- 7.3 98 55.3 47.0-63.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 19 18.5 11.4-28.6 14 12.3 6.9-20.7 16 11.3 6.6-18.7 5 4.7 1.8-11.4 58 53.2 42.5-63.6
Some College + 73 17 24.3 14.8-37.2 7 5.3 2.4-11.2 8 12.0 5.6-23.9 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1 39 57.1 44.1-69.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 117 22 20.0 12.9-29.7 14 11.1 6.2-19.0 13 7.8 4.2-13.9 5 2.9 1.1- 7.5 63 58.2 47.9-67.9
$50,000+ 17 3 17.9 5.1-46.7 2 4.5 1.0-17.5 3 26.8 9.0-57.4 1 7.3 1.0-38.0 8 43.5 20.3-69.8

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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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