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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 220 55 21.0 15.8-27.4 33 16.3 11.2-23.2 57 25.8 19.6-33.0 15 5.3 3.1- 9.2 60 31.6 24.3-39.8
GENDER
Male 75 15 15.4 8.8-25.6 18 23.7 14.8-35.8 20 25.5 16.1-37.8 4 5.2 1.8-13.7 18 30.3 18.7-44.9
Female 145 40 25.1 18.1-33.8 15 11.0 5.7-20.1 37 26.0 18.5-35.2 11 5.5 2.9-10.0 42 32.5 23.9-42.5
RACE
White 147 36 22.5 16.1-30.5 26 19.7 13.3-28.2 45 32.9 24.9-42.1 11 6.3 3.4-11.4 29 18.6 12.8-26.4
Other 71 19 19.8 11.7-31.4 6 11.4 4.5-26.0 11 12.7 6.6-23.0 4 4.2 1.3-12.6 31 51.9 37.9-65.6
AGE
50+ 220 55 21.0 15.8-27.4 33 16.3 11.2-23.2 57 25.8 19.6-33.0 15 5.3 3.1- 9.2 60 31.6 24.3-39.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 66 19 24.0 14.7-36.7 9 14.9 7.5-27.6 17 22.3 13.3-34.9 4 6.4 2.2-17.1 17 32.3 20.1-47.6
Some College + 154 36 19.7 13.8-27.3 24 16.9 10.7-25.7 40 27.3 19.7-36.4 11 4.9 2.6- 9.0 43 31.2 22.7-41.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 96 23 21.0 13.4-31.4 12 11.5 6.3-20.1 23 24.9 15.8-36.9 7 6.0 2.5-13.8 31 36.5 25.7-48.9
$50,000+ 97 21 19.9 12.6-29.9 18 22.4 13.7-34.4 31 30.6 21.5-41.6 6 4.5 1.9-10.0 21 22.6 14.1-34.2

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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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