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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 271 52 18.5 13.9-24.2 32 11.4 7.9-16.1 69 24.3 18.8-30.8 17 4.8 2.8- 7.9 101 41.0 34.1-48.3
GENDER
Male 106 22 20.0 12.9-29.5 15 12.5 7.3-20.5 26 26.3 17.5-37.5 3 2.4 0.7- 7.5 40 38.9 29.0-49.9
Female 165 30 17.3 11.7-24.6 17 10.4 6.3-16.7 43 22.6 16.5-30.0 14 6.9 3.9-12.0 61 42.9 33.8-52.5
RACE
White 248 45 17.9 13.2-24.0 27 10.3 6.9-15.0 66 25.9 19.9-32.8 17 5.4 3.2- 9.0 93 40.5 33.3-48.1
Other 23 7 22.8 9.9-44.2 5 19.3 7.6-41.1 3 12.8 3.9-34.4 0 0.0 . - . 8 45.2 24.3-67.9
AGE
50+ 271 52 18.5 13.9-24.2 32 11.4 7.9-16.1 69 24.3 18.8-30.8 17 4.8 2.8- 7.9 101 41.0 34.1-48.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 27 18.3 12.2-26.5 15 10.9 6.4-18.0 27 20.4 13.2-30.2 7 3.8 1.7- 8.3 58 46.6 36.7-56.9
Some College + 137 25 18.8 12.4-27.4 17 11.9 7.2-19.0 42 28.5 20.9-37.6 10 5.8 2.9-11.2 43 35.0 26.0-45.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 26 15.5 10.0-23.2 17 11.2 6.8-18.0 35 23.8 16.2-33.5 11 5.9 3.0-11.1 67 43.6 34.3-53.4
$50,000+ 77 15 19.8 11.8-31.1 10 11.7 6.1-21.2 25 27.2 18.4-38.3 2 2.0 0.5- 7.6 25 39.4 27.7-52.5

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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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