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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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 9,494 1,862 19.7 18.7-20.8 1,337 14.1 13.2-15.0 2,342 23.8 22.7-24.9 863 8.7 8.0- 9.4 3,090 33.7 32.4-35.0
-Alamance County 238 53 23.1 17.4-30.1 43 17.1 12.5-23.0 66 25.7 20.0-32.3 12 5.5 2.9-10.0 64 28.6 22.3-36.0
GENDER
Male 73 16 24.2 14.7-37.4 16 21.9 13.6-33.5 22 27.7 18.2-39.8 3 4.1 1.2-13.0 16 22.0 13.4-33.8
Female 165 37 22.4 15.8-30.7 27 14.2 9.3-21.0 44 24.4 17.7-32.5 9 6.3 3.0-12.7 48 32.8 24.5-42.3
RACE
White 200 40 19.5 14.0-26.6 36 17.4 12.4-23.9 58 27.6 21.3-35.1 12 6.7 3.6-12.2 54 28.7 21.8-36.8
Other 38 13 39.0 22.4-58.6 7 15.8 6.8-32.6 8 16.9 7.3-34.4 0 0.0 . - . 10 28.3 14.6-47.7
AGE
50+ 238 53 23.1 17.4-30.1 43 17.1 12.5-23.0 66 25.7 20.0-32.3 12 5.5 2.9-10.0 64 28.6 22.3-36.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 28 26.5 18.0-37.3 19 17.1 10.8-26.1 24 19.3 12.6-28.3 7 7.3 3.1-15.9 32 29.8 21.0-40.5
Some College + 127 25 20.1 13.0-29.7 23 16.8 10.7-25.3 42 31.7 23.2-41.7 5 3.8 1.5- 9.4 32 27.7 19.1-38.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 36 31.8 22.7-42.5 21 16.2 10.4-24.4 36 22.5 15.8-30.8 6 6.3 2.6-14.8 32 23.2 16.0-32.5
$50,000+ 68 12 15.0 8.2-25.6 13 16.1 8.8-27.6 22 31.6 20.6-45.1 4 4.8 1.7-13.2 17 32.5 20.4-47.5

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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