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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening-FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 5,487 995 18.7 17.5-20.0 794 14.2 13.2-15.4 1,158 20.6 19.4-21.9 465 8.3 7.5- 9.2 2,075 38.1 36.5-39.7
RACE
White 4,403 780 18.2 16.9-19.7 652 14.6 13.4-15.9 965 21.2 19.8-22.7 408 9.3 8.3-10.4 1,598 36.6 34.9-38.4
African American 908 184 21.4 18.3-24.8 124 13.4 10.9-16.2 168 19.3 16.2-22.8 44 3.9 2.8- 5.4 388 42.1 38.2-46.0
Asian 15 2 14.8 3.1-48.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 18.8 5.3-49.0 3 27.6 7.0-66.0 7 38.8 16.4-67.1
Native American 92 16 15.7 9.1-25.8 13 15.6 8.7-26.2 13 14.7 8.2-25.0 3 1.9 0.5- 6.7 47 52.2 40.4-63.6
Other Minorities 56 10 20.6 10.3-36.8 4 7.0 2.4-18.8 8 13.7 5.9-28.5 7 7.8 3.1-18.4 27 51.0 35.1-66.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 90 10 15.9 7.9-29.3 11 6.3 3.2-12.1 20 16.5 9.8-26.4 5 9.3 2.7-27.5 44 52.0 38.0-65.6
-English Speaking 78 10 20.5 10.5-36.2 11 8.1 4.1-15.4 18 17.5 10.3-28.1 5 12.1 3.6-33.6 34 41.9 28.8-56.1
-Spanish Speaking 12 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.2 2.7-45.8 0 0.0 . - . 10 86.8 54.2-97.3
Non-Hispanic 5,388 983 18.8 17.5-20.1 783 14.4 13.4-15.6 1,136 20.8 19.5-22.1 460 8.3 7.5- 9.2 2,026 37.7 36.1-39.3
AGE
50-54 995 165 18.2 15.3-21.4 108 11.5 9.2-14.2 132 12.3 10.1-14.8 52 5.3 3.9- 7.3 538 52.7 48.9-56.5
55-64 1,901 357 18.9 16.9-21.2 286 15.6 13.7-17.6 408 21.8 19.6-24.0 162 8.4 7.0- 9.9 688 35.4 32.8-38.0
65-74 1,440 272 19.6 17.2-22.2 245 16.6 14.4-19.1 346 24.5 21.9-27.4 135 9.6 7.9-11.6 442 29.7 26.8-32.7
75+ 1,151 201 18.0 15.5-20.9 155 12.4 10.4-14.8 272 23.3 20.5-26.3 116 9.9 7.8-12.3 407 36.4 33.1-39.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,002 185 16.9 14.3-19.7 116 11.3 9.1-13.9 165 16.1 13.6-19.0 78 7.7 5.9- 9.9 458 48.1 44.1-52.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,831 309 18.1 15.9-20.4 267 14.1 12.3-16.0 388 19.9 17.8-22.1 138 7.8 6.5- 9.4 729 40.2 37.5-42.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,331 248 19.0 16.6-21.8 197 14.6 12.4-17.0 290 21.8 19.3-24.6 127 9.0 7.3-11.0 469 35.6 32.5-38.8
College Graduate 1,310 249 20.2 17.6-23.1 211 16.2 14.0-18.7 313 23.7 21.1-26.6 121 8.9 7.1-11.0 416 31.0 28.1-34.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 869 143 16.9 14.0-20.3 104 10.8 8.7-13.4 150 17.2 14.4-20.5 79 8.9 6.8-11.5 393 46.1 42.1-50.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,055 169 15.4 13.0-18.1 151 13.4 11.2-16.0 221 19.8 17.1-22.9 93 10.1 7.9-12.9 421 41.3 37.7-44.9
$25,000- 34,999 663 118 17.4 14.2-21.1 96 15.0 11.9-18.6 145 22.2 18.6-26.2 59 8.8 6.5-11.7 245 36.7 32.3-41.3
$35,000- 49,999 636 119 22.2 18.4-26.6 104 14.8 11.8-18.4 152 22.0 18.5-26.0 42 6.5 4.6- 9.2 219 34.5 30.1-39.1
$50,000-74,999 549 107 19.7 15.9-24.2 87 15.5 12.3-19.3 118 19.4 16.0-23.4 50 8.4 6.1-11.6 187 37.0 32.1-42.2
$75,000+ 646 125 20.0 16.6-24.0 112 18.5 15.2-22.3 143 22.5 18.9-26.5 60 8.2 6.1-10.9 206 30.8 26.9-35.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,485 471 19.6 17.7-21.5 363 13.9 12.4-15.6 540 21.2 19.4-23.2 242 9.7 8.4-11.2 869 35.5 33.3-37.9
No 2,913 509 18.0 16.3-19.8 424 14.7 13.2-16.3 600 20.2 18.5-22.0 220 7.4 6.3- 8.7 1,160 39.7 37.5-41.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 69 12 23.6 12.8-39.4 11 18.2 9.0-33.2 16 22.4 12.1-37.9 6 7.3 2.8-17.4 24 28.5 18.4-41.5
Non-Veteran 5,415 982 18.7 17.4-20.0 783 14.2 13.1-15.3 1,140 20.6 19.4-21.9 459 8.3 7.5- 9.3 2,051 38.2 36.6-39.8

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*This question was asked only of respondents age 50 and older and reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - 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.

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