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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 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 9,418 1,630 16.8 15.9-17.8 762 8.0 7.4- 8.7 521 4.9 4.4- 5.5 1,663 16.9 15.9-17.8 4,842 53.4 52.1-54.7
-Alamance County 239 68 27.3 21.2-34.4 27 9.8 6.6-14.3 15 6.4 3.6-11.2 39 16.5 11.8-22.6 90 40.0 33.0-47.4
GENDER
Male 76 20 25.9 16.8-37.7 10 11.5 6.1-20.7 2 3.4 0.8-12.9 13 16.8 9.7-27.6 31 42.4 30.8-54.9
Female 163 48 28.2 20.5-37.4 17 8.6 5.2-14.0 13 8.5 4.5-15.2 26 16.4 10.7-24.3 59 38.3 29.9-47.5
RACE
White 200 57 28.3 21.6-36.2 24 10.2 6.7-15.2 12 4.8 2.6- 8.8 37 19.7 14.1-26.9 70 37.0 29.7-45.0
Other 39 11 22.8 11.1-41.2 3 8.1 2.5-23.5 3 13.4 4.4-34.3 2 2.7 0.6-11.0 20 52.9 34.7-70.4
AGE
50+ 239 68 27.3 21.2-34.4 27 9.8 6.6-14.3 15 6.4 3.6-11.2 39 16.5 11.8-22.6 90 40.0 33.0-47.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 32 24.9 17.2-34.7 11 8.5 4.5-15.4 5 5.8 2.2-14.2 15 15.1 8.8-24.7 49 45.7 35.4-56.3
Some College + 126 36 29.6 20.8-40.3 15 10.6 6.2-17.5 10 7.1 3.5-13.9 24 17.9 11.6-26.7 41 34.8 25.6-45.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 38 25.0 17.7-34.1 16 10.8 6.4-17.8 5 3.5 1.3- 9.0 20 16.7 10.3-25.8 53 44.1 34.3-54.3
$50,000+ 65 18 31.1 19.2-46.3 6 7.4 3.1-16.5 7 9.3 4.1-20.0 12 15.3 8.2-26.5 22 36.9 24.7-50.9

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the 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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