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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson County

Colorectal Cancer Screening

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%)
North Carolina 7,277 2,068 29.0 27.7-30.3 847 11.8 10.9-12.7 571 7.6 6.9- 8.4 528 6.5 5.9- 7.3 3,263 45.1 43.7-46.6
-Robeson County 185 36 20.0 14.2-27.4 18 10.6 6.3-17.1 12 6.1 3.2-11.3 10 4.2 2.1- 7.9 109 59.2 50.9-67.0
GENDER
Male 57 15 24.7 14.9-38.0 7 14.0 6.6-27.4 2 4.1 1.0-15.3 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 32 55.5 41.4-68.7
Female 128 21 16.4 10.1-25.4 11 7.9 4.2-14.4 10 7.7 3.8-14.9 9 6.0 3.0-11.6 77 62.0 52.1-71.0
RACE
White 80 11 16.1 8.6-28.1 8 13.0 5.9-26.2 8 10.5 4.9-21.0 4 3.2 1.2- 8.8 49 57.1 44.3-69.0
Other 104 25 22.9 15.1-33.3 10 9.0 4.7-16.4 4 3.1 0.9-10.1 6 4.8 2.1-10.9 59 60.1 49.2-70.2
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 185 36 20.0 14.2-27.4 18 10.6 6.3-17.1 12 6.1 3.2-11.3 10 4.2 2.1- 7.9 109 59.2 50.9-67.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 22 16.9 10.8-25.7 10 10.3 5.1-19.6 9 7.4 3.6-14.8 5 2.7 1.1- 6.6 65 62.7 52.0-72.2
Some College + 73 14 25.2 15.0-39.1 8 11.3 5.3-22.3 3 4.3 1.1-15.1 5 6.5 2.6-15.4 43 52.7 39.7-65.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 115 26 23.5 15.8-33.5 10 9.5 4.8-18.1 8 6.2 2.8-13.2 7 4.3 2.0- 9.1 64 56.5 45.9-66.5
$50,000+ 17 1 6.9 1.0-36.5 3 22.1 6.6-53.2 1 9.9 1.4-46.0 0 0.0 . - . 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 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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