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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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 8,603 1,615 19.2 18.2-20.3 1,270 14.5 13.6-15.4 1,744 19.6 18.6-20.6 718 8.2 7.5- 8.9 3,256 38.5 37.2-39.8
-Piedmont NC 4,724 889 19.7 18.3-21.2 684 14.6 13.4-15.9 1,013 21.1 19.7-22.6 415 8.2 7.3- 9.2 1,723 36.3 34.6-38.1
GENDER
Male 1,737 345 20.7 18.4-23.2 265 15.1 13.1-17.4 331 19.2 17.1-21.6 146 7.6 6.3- 9.2 650 37.4 34.5-40.3
Female 2,987 544 18.9 17.2-20.8 419 14.2 12.8-15.8 682 22.8 21.0-24.6 269 8.7 7.5- 9.9 1,073 35.4 33.3-37.5
RACE
White 3,962 728 19.0 17.5-20.6 602 15.6 14.2-17.1 878 22.1 20.6-23.7 370 8.9 7.9-10.0 1,384 34.4 32.6-36.2
African American 640 143 24.6 20.5-29.2 72 11.3 8.8-14.5 119 18.3 14.8-22.3 29 3.5 2.2- 5.6 277 42.3 37.1-47.6
Other Minorities 109 17 16.4 9.0-28.0 9 9.3 4.3-19.0 15 14.6 8.0-25.0 14 12.4 6.4-22.7 54 47.3 36.1-58.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 95 10 11.6 5.8-21.9 9 11.1 4.6-24.3 20 19.2 11.3-30.7 6 6.2 2.4-15.2 50 51.9 39.3-64.3
Non-Hispanic 4,623 879 20.0 18.6-21.5 674 14.7 13.5-16.1 989 21.2 19.7-22.6 409 8.3 7.4- 9.2 1,672 35.8 34.1-37.6
AGE
50-54 882 151 18.8 15.7-22.4 94 11.7 9.1-14.9 113 11.7 9.4-14.4 47 5.3 3.8- 7.4 477 52.5 48.2-56.7
55-64 1,663 303 19.0 16.7-21.6 243 15.1 13.0-17.3 373 23.2 20.8-25.9 151 8.8 7.3-10.5 593 34.0 31.2-36.8
65-74 1,247 261 21.4 18.8-24.3 211 17.8 15.4-20.5 298 24.8 22.0-27.9 127 9.7 8.0-11.8 350 26.3 23.4-29.4
75+ 932 174 20.3 17.2-23.7 136 13.8 11.4-16.6 229 25.2 22.0-28.7 90 9.0 7.1-11.4 303 31.7 28.2-35.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 796 136 15.9 12.9-19.3 96 11.6 9.3-14.5 127 15.1 12.5-18.2 58 7.6 5.5-10.3 379 49.8 45.5-54.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,472 254 18.2 15.9-20.8 202 13.2 11.3-15.4 312 20.6 18.2-23.3 125 7.7 6.3- 9.4 579 40.2 37.2-43.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,115 228 22.5 19.4-25.9 160 13.7 11.3-16.4 239 21.0 18.3-24.1 112 9.1 7.3-11.2 376 33.7 30.0-37.7
College Graduate 1,328 267 20.6 17.9-23.5 224 18.2 15.7-21.1 334 24.9 22.2-27.9 119 8.4 6.8-10.3 384 27.9 25.0-31.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 590 95 15.9 12.5-20.0 61 9.7 7.3-12.9 97 17.2 13.6-21.6 61 9.4 6.9-12.7 276 47.7 42.6-52.9
$15,000- 24,999 807 129 16.8 13.8-20.3 109 12.6 10.2-15.5 166 18.6 15.7-21.9 83 9.9 7.7-12.7 320 42.1 38.0-46.4
$25,000- 34,999 556 105 18.5 15.0-22.7 72 13.0 10.0-16.7 120 20.9 17.2-25.2 51 8.4 6.1-11.5 208 39.1 34.2-44.3
$35,000- 49,999 585 113 21.5 17.6-25.9 94 16.3 12.7-20.6 142 22.4 18.6-26.7 45 7.8 5.6-10.7 191 32.1 27.7-36.8
$50,000-74,999 542 103 17.9 14.4-22.1 93 17.7 13.9-22.3 112 19.9 16.2-24.1 48 7.5 5.4-10.5 186 37.0 32.1-42.1
$75,000+ 817 165 21.9 18.3-25.9 147 17.6 14.6-21.0 201 24.5 21.1-28.3 65 7.8 5.9-10.3 239 28.2 24.2-32.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,039 403 21.3 19.0-23.7 304 14.8 13.0-16.9 451 21.9 19.7-24.1 199 9.8 8.3-11.5 682 32.3 29.8-34.8
No 2,603 468 18.5 16.6-20.4 370 14.6 13.0-16.4 546 20.8 18.9-22.8 212 7.2 6.1- 8.4 1,007 39.0 36.5-41.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 909 182 20.0 17.1-23.4 163 17.8 14.8-21.3 204 24.0 20.7-27.8 83 8.3 6.4-10.6 277 29.8 25.9-34.1
Non-Veteran 3,812 706 19.6 18.0-21.3 521 13.7 12.4-15.1 807 20.3 18.8-21.9 332 8.2 7.2- 9.3 1,446 38.2 36.3-40.1

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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.

** 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.

***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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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