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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 207 51 26.3 19.8-33.9 24 11.3 7.2-17.4 15 7.5 4.0-13.5 21 8.3 5.2-13.2 96 46.6 38.8-54.5
GENDER
Male 66 18 28.0 17.4-41.8 6 9.8 4.0-22.1 3 8.2 2.6-22.9 7 9.6 4.3-19.8 32 44.5 31.6-58.2
Female 141 33 25.0 17.7-34.1 18 12.5 7.6-19.9 12 7.0 3.8-12.6 14 7.4 4.2-12.9 64 48.1 38.9-57.5
RACE
White 187 46 26.5 19.7-34.6 24 12.6 8.0-19.2 14 7.5 3.9-14.0 21 9.3 5.7-14.6 82 44.1 36.0-52.5
Other 19 4 21.3 7.1-49.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.6 1.0-38.8 0 0.0 . - . 14 71.1 43.5-88.7
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 207 51 26.3 19.8-33.9 24 11.3 7.2-17.4 15 7.5 4.0-13.5 21 8.3 5.2-13.2 96 46.6 38.8-54.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 20 20.3 12.4-31.3 14 11.9 6.3-21.4 10 9.2 4.5-17.9 11 6.9 3.6-12.9 56 51.7 40.6-62.7
Some College + 96 31 33.1 23.5-44.4 10 10.7 5.6-19.4 5 5.6 1.7-16.9 10 9.9 5.0-18.9 40 40.7 30.3-52.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 126 34 29.4 20.8-39.9 12 7.6 4.1-13.5 9 7.7 3.6-15.6 9 5.5 2.6-11.0 62 49.8 39.7-60.0
$50,000+ 36 12 31.7 17.9-49.7 6 19.4 8.8-37.6 1 7.4 1.1-37.0 5 9.5 3.6-22.7 12 32.0 18.0-50.2

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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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