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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 212 29 13.4 9.1-19.3 21 9.4 5.9-14.5 34 16.4 11.3-23.2 14 4.5 2.5- 8.0 114 56.3 48.6-63.7
GENDER
Male 68 9 12.6 6.4-23.4 5 5.8 2.3-13.9 9 16.3 8.0-30.3 5 5.8 2.2-14.1 40 59.5 46.0-71.6
Female 144 20 13.9 8.7-21.6 16 11.8 7.0-19.4 25 16.5 11.0-24.0 9 3.6 1.9- 6.9 74 54.1 44.8-63.0
RACE
White 192 24 11.9 7.8-17.8 18 9.2 5.6-14.7 34 18.3 12.6-25.6 14 5.0 2.8- 8.9 102 55.7 47.6-63.5
Other 19 5 27.9 10.6-55.7 3 11.5 3.4-32.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 60.6 34.6-81.7
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 212 29 13.4 9.1-19.3 21 9.4 5.9-14.5 34 16.4 11.3-23.2 14 4.5 2.5- 8.0 114 56.3 48.6-63.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 7 5.2 2.3-11.4 12 10.5 5.7-18.6 16 13.4 7.6-22.5 8 3.8 1.8- 7.7 72 67.0 56.6-75.9
Some College + 97 22 22.7 14.8-33.3 9 8.0 4.0-15.5 18 19.9 12.1-31.0 6 5.3 2.2-12.4 42 44.0 33.4-55.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 127 23 18.2 11.8-27.0 12 9.2 5.1-16.1 16 11.7 6.8-19.2 7 3.1 1.4- 6.6 69 57.8 48.0-67.1
$50,000+ 37 5 12.6 5.1-27.8 5 11.3 4.6-25.4 5 16.1 5.9-37.0 1 3.2 0.5-19.8 21 56.8 39.0-73.1

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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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