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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 247 54 23.8 18.2-30.6 34 14.3 9.7-20.5 57 20.7 15.8-26.6 24 8.9 5.7-13.6 78 32.3 26.1-39.2
GENDER
Male 108 28 25.9 17.8-36.0 16 16.7 9.6-27.4 20 17.4 11.1-26.4 12 10.2 5.5-18.1 32 29.8 21.1-40.3
Female 139 26 21.6 14.4-31.1 18 11.7 7.2-18.3 37 24.2 17.5-32.6 12 7.5 4.1-13.3 46 35.0 26.8-44.3
RACE
White 231 52 25.0 19.0-32.1 33 15.1 10.2-21.7 55 21.0 15.9-27.1 24 9.5 6.1-14.5 67 29.4 23.2-36.5
Other 14 2 9.2 2.2-31.7 1 3.9 0.5-24.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 86.9 64.2-96.1
AGE
50+ 247 54 23.8 18.2-30.6 34 14.3 9.7-20.5 57 20.7 15.8-26.6 24 8.9 5.7-13.6 78 32.3 26.1-39.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 150 33 23.5 16.4-32.4 20 15.0 8.9-24.2 32 19.0 13.2-26.5 14 7.3 4.2-12.4 51 35.2 27.2-44.3
Some College + 97 21 24.4 16.0-35.4 14 13.2 7.6-21.7 25 23.4 15.4-33.7 10 11.5 5.8-21.5 27 27.6 18.6-38.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 36 24.1 17.3-32.6 14 8.5 4.2-16.2 39 22.0 15.8-29.8 13 6.2 3.4-11.0 57 39.1 30.9-48.1
$50,000+ 54 14 26.9 15.8-41.9 13 24.5 13.8-39.6 12 19.0 10.6-31.7 5 10.8 4.3-24.9 10 18.8 9.6-33.5

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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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