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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 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
-Cumberland County 261 37 12.7 8.9-17.7 24 8.0 5.1-12.1 9 2.1 1.1- 4.2 39 13.5 9.5-18.8 152 63.8 57.1-70.0
GENDER
Male 89 11 11.4 5.9-21.0 11 8.9 4.5-16.9 4 2.4 0.8- 6.4 15 16.6 9.6-27.1 48 60.7 49.1-71.2
Female 172 26 13.6 9.0-19.9 13 7.2 4.1-12.5 5 1.9 0.7- 5.0 24 11.3 7.3-17.0 104 66.0 58.0-73.2
RACE
White 165 24 11.9 7.7-17.9 17 7.9 4.8-13.0 5 2.0 0.8- 4.8 33 18.9 13.0-26.6 86 59.3 50.8-67.3
Other 95 12 13.4 7.1-23.8 7 8.0 3.6-17.0 4 2.4 0.8- 6.9 6 4.7 1.9-11.0 66 71.5 60.2-80.6
AGE
50+ 261 37 12.7 8.9-17.7 24 8.0 5.1-12.1 9 2.1 1.1- 4.2 39 13.5 9.5-18.8 152 63.8 57.1-70.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 127 14 8.6 4.7-15.4 9 6.8 3.3-13.6 5 2.4 0.9- 6.0 19 14.1 8.4-22.6 80 68.1 58.4-76.5
Some College + 133 23 16.1 10.4-24.1 15 8.9 5.1-15.1 4 1.9 0.7- 5.2 20 13.1 8.1-20.5 71 60.0 50.5-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 148 19 9.7 5.7-15.8 9 6.4 3.1-12.8 5 1.6 0.7- 4.1 25 15.4 10.0-23.0 90 66.9 58.0-74.8
$50,000+ 81 14 16.1 9.3-26.3 10 9.5 4.8-17.8 4 3.6 1.3- 9.4 9 10.5 5.0-20.9 44 60.4 48.4-71.2

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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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