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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 225 51 20.3 15.3-26.5 30 14.4 9.6-21.2 62 28.2 22.2-35.2 11 4.9 2.6- 9.0 71 32.1 25.5-39.4
GENDER
Male 83 18 18.6 11.6-28.5 12 16.7 8.7-29.6 21 25.8 16.9-37.2 4 4.5 1.6-11.9 28 34.5 24.1-46.5
Female 142 33 21.8 15.3-30.1 18 12.5 7.7-19.8 41 30.3 22.7-39.2 7 5.3 2.4-11.3 43 30.0 22.2-39.2
RACE
White 204 46 20.4 15.2-26.9 29 15.4 10.2-22.8 56 28.6 22.3-35.9 10 4.8 2.5- 9.1 63 30.7 24.1-38.3
Other 20 5 20.0 7.0-45.4 1 6.0 0.8-32.8 6 25.5 10.2-50.8 1 6.1 0.8-33.0 7 42.3 20.8-67.2
AGE
50+ 225 51 20.3 15.3-26.5 30 14.4 9.6-21.2 62 28.2 22.2-35.2 11 4.9 2.6- 9.0 71 32.1 25.5-39.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 79 14 14.6 8.2-24.6 9 14.5 6.1-30.6 20 23.9 15.2-35.3 4 4.6 1.5-12.7 32 42.5 30.5-55.5
Some College + 145 37 23.6 17.0-31.7 21 14.5 9.4-21.8 41 30.1 22.5-39.0 7 5.1 2.3-10.8 39 26.7 19.3-35.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 129 29 18.0 12.2-25.8 17 15.6 8.7-26.4 31 23.7 16.6-32.6 8 6.1 2.9-12.5 44 36.7 27.6-46.9
$50,000+ 72 19 25.8 16.6-37.8 10 13.8 7.4-24.3 24 34.7 24.0-47.2 2 2.5 0.6- 9.5 17 23.1 14.3-35.1

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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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