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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 198 57 29.9 22.9-37.9 27 12.2 8.1-18.0 20 9.0 5.5-14.5 9 4.3 2.1- 8.8 85 44.5 36.6-52.7
GENDER
Male 63 20 33.0 21.1-47.5 8 11.1 5.2-22.0 4 5.3 1.7-15.7 1 2.5 0.4-15.7 30 48.1 34.6-61.9
Female 135 37 27.4 20.0-36.4 19 13.2 8.2-20.5 16 11.9 7.0-19.5 8 5.7 2.8-11.4 55 41.8 32.8-51.4
RACE
White 159 46 31.5 23.6-40.8 21 11.6 7.4-17.8 18 10.2 6.0-16.8 8 4.8 2.2-10.1 66 41.9 33.4-51.0
Other 36 11 26.2 13.7-44.4 5 14.7 5.3-34.9 2 5.1 1.2-18.9 1 2.9 0.4-18.3 17 51.0 32.1-69.5
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 198 57 29.9 22.9-37.9 27 12.2 8.1-18.0 20 9.0 5.5-14.5 9 4.3 2.1- 8.8 85 44.5 36.6-52.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 65 16 23.2 13.8-36.3 11 15.7 8.2-28.1 6 9.9 4.1-21.9 2 2.6 0.6-10.0 30 48.6 34.9-62.5
Some College + 133 41 33.3 24.4-43.5 16 10.5 6.2-17.2 14 8.6 4.7-15.2 7 5.2 2.2-11.6 55 42.5 33.0-52.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 73 16 22.7 13.5-35.6 9 11.7 5.4-23.4 11 15.1 7.6-27.7 3 4.1 1.3-12.1 34 46.5 33.4-60.2
$50,000+ 72 24 34.7 23.0-48.4 12 13.7 7.5-23.5 4 5.5 2.0-14.4 4 3.5 1.2- 9.8 28 42.7 30.2-56.1

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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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