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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 208 35 17.4 12.0-24.5 31 16.1 10.2-24.6 54 25.8 19.2-33.8 26 13.0 8.7-18.9 62 27.7 21.3-35.2
GENDER
Male 74 9 12.3 5.8-24.4 9 12.5 6.1-23.9 26 35.9 24.0-49.8 9 11.7 5.9-21.8 21 27.6 17.6-40.4
Female 134 26 21.5 14.2-31.1 22 19.1 10.6-32.1 28 17.6 11.8-25.4 17 14.0 8.6-22.1 41 27.8 20.2-37.0
RACE
White 189 31 17.0 11.5-24.5 27 15.4 9.2-24.5 51 27.0 20.0-35.5 25 13.6 9.1-19.9 55 27.0 20.5-34.6
Other 18 4 21.6 7.1-49.8 4 24.0 7.8-54.1 3 17.0 3.7-52.0 1 8.7 1.2-42.6 6 28.6 9.9-59.3
AGE
50+ 208 35 17.4 12.0-24.5 31 16.1 10.2-24.6 54 25.8 19.2-33.8 26 13.0 8.7-18.9 62 27.7 21.3-35.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 20 18.3 11.0-29.0 16 18.9 9.6-33.8 26 24.9 15.6-37.2 10 9.2 4.7-17.3 36 28.6 19.9-39.3
Some College + 99 15 16.5 9.5-27.0 14 12.3 7.0-20.8 28 27.1 18.3-38.0 16 17.2 10.5-26.9 26 27.0 18.2-38.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 114 21 17.2 10.8-26.2 18 17.4 10.1-28.2 26 21.3 14.0-31.0 13 12.7 7.3-21.3 36 31.4 22.6-41.8
$50,000+ 65 9 17.8 9.0-32.3 10 16.7 7.1-34.6 21 31.3 19.2-46.6 11 14.8 7.8-26.2 14 19.3 10.7-32.3

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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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