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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 262 60 22.8 17.5-29.2 38 16.5 11.8-22.5 71 26.2 20.6-32.7 26 9.1 5.9-13.7 67 25.4 19.8-32.1
GENDER
Male 87 17 16.8 10.1-26.7 18 21.8 13.5-33.1 25 26.8 17.6-38.5 8 9.1 4.2-18.7 19 25.6 16.4-37.6
Female 175 43 27.2 20.1-35.7 20 12.7 7.9-19.7 46 25.7 19.2-33.5 18 9.1 5.6-14.4 48 25.4 18.8-33.3
RACE
White 165 29 16.1 10.9-23.0 26 18.8 12.7-26.9 49 29.0 21.8-37.6 21 12.0 7.5-18.9 40 24.1 17.3-32.5
Other 96 30 33.6 23.5-45.4 12 12.7 6.7-22.8 22 21.6 13.8-32.2 5 4.2 1.7-10.4 27 27.9 18.7-39.4
AGE
50+ 262 60 22.8 17.5-29.2 38 16.5 11.8-22.5 71 26.2 20.6-32.7 26 9.1 5.9-13.7 67 25.4 19.8-32.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 126 31 25.0 17.2-34.8 16 16.3 9.7-26.0 34 24.4 17.1-33.5 10 8.8 4.4-17.1 35 25.5 18.0-34.9
Some College + 135 29 21.1 14.4-29.8 22 16.7 10.6-25.1 37 27.7 19.9-37.3 16 9.3 5.5-15.4 31 25.2 17.5-35.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 34 22.2 15.5-30.8 21 17.2 10.8-26.2 36 24.0 16.9-32.9 11 6.1 3.1-11.6 48 30.5 22.6-39.7
$50,000+ 80 18 20.8 12.9-31.6 13 17.0 9.7-28.1 24 27.2 17.8-39.2 10 11.8 5.9-22.3 15 23.2 14.1-35.8

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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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