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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 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
-Buncombe County 224 41 17.8 12.9-24.0 27 11.6 7.9-16.9 11 5.0 2.6- 9.4 33 13.5 9.5-18.8 112 52.1 44.7-59.3
GENDER
Male 85 14 14.6 8.3-24.4 9 9.0 4.6-17.1 5 5.7 2.3-13.4 14 14.1 8.2-23.1 43 56.6 45.0-67.4
Female 139 27 20.6 14.0-29.2 18 14.0 8.6-21.8 6 4.5 1.8-10.9 19 12.9 8.1-20.1 69 48.1 39.1-57.3
RACE
White 204 38 18.6 13.3-25.3 24 11.9 7.9-17.6 8 4.0 1.8- 8.4 32 14.3 10.0-20.1 102 51.2 43.5-58.8
Other 19 3 10.8 3.2-30.6 3 9.4 2.6-28.4 3 14.9 4.4-39.7 1 6.2 0.9-33.6 9 58.7 34.6-79.3
AGE
50+ 224 41 17.8 12.9-24.0 27 11.6 7.9-16.9 11 5.0 2.6- 9.4 33 13.5 9.5-18.8 112 52.1 44.7-59.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 77 18 21.4 12.9-33.5 8 11.1 5.4-21.4 6 6.9 3.0-15.5 7 8.7 3.8-18.7 38 51.9 39.0-64.5
Some College + 146 23 16.0 10.5-23.7 19 12.0 7.5-18.8 5 4.1 1.6-10.3 26 16.0 10.8-23.1 73 51.9 42.9-60.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 126 23 17.5 11.3-26.1 16 11.8 7.0-19.1 7 5.3 2.3-11.4 19 13.3 8.2-20.7 61 52.2 42.2-62.0
$50,000+ 72 12 16.7 9.3-28.1 10 13.2 7.0-23.8 2 3.0 0.7-11.2 12 14.8 8.3-25.1 36 52.3 40.1-64.2

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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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