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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 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
-Catawba County 265 52 17.9 13.5-23.3 19 7.5 4.6-12.0 14 4.0 2.2- 7.2 46 17.2 12.5-23.2 134 53.4 46.4-60.3
GENDER
Male 105 23 18.4 11.9-27.3 11 10.6 5.5-19.2 3 2.8 0.9- 8.7 17 18.1 10.7-28.9 51 50.2 39.5-60.9
Female 160 29 17.4 12.0-24.6 8 4.7 2.3- 9.4 11 5.1 2.6- 9.8 29 16.4 11.2-23.4 83 56.3 47.2-64.9
RACE
White 242 50 19.8 14.9-25.8 16 6.7 4.0-11.0 13 4.1 2.2- 7.4 43 18.1 13.0-24.7 120 51.3 43.9-58.6
Other 23 2 3.8 0.8-15.7 3 13.3 3.6-38.3 1 3.8 0.5-22.9 3 10.3 2.9-31.0 14 68.8 46.0-85.1
AGE
50+ 265 52 17.9 13.5-23.3 19 7.5 4.6-12.0 14 4.0 2.2- 7.2 46 17.2 12.5-23.2 134 53.4 46.4-60.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 130 20 12.7 8.0-19.6 8 6.2 3.0-12.5 7 3.8 1.6- 8.5 26 21.1 13.7-31.1 69 56.2 46.0-65.8
Some College + 135 32 23.3 16.4-32.1 11 8.8 4.6-16.4 7 4.3 1.9- 9.6 20 13.0 8.3-19.9 65 50.5 40.9-60.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 152 28 15.9 10.8-22.8 11 8.7 4.5-16.0 10 3.9 2.0- 7.4 33 22.6 15.4-32.0 70 48.9 39.3-58.6
$50,000+ 76 21 26.1 16.9-37.9 5 5.3 2.1-13.1 2 3.1 0.7-11.8 10 11.7 6.2-21.0 38 53.9 41.6-65.7

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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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