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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 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
-Durham County 218 49 19.4 14.3-25.7 23 9.2 5.9-14.1 11 5.4 2.8-10.3 35 15.7 10.8-22.4 100 50.3 42.4-58.1
GENDER
Male 74 15 15.2 9.0-24.6 10 12.2 6.4-22.2 5 6.9 2.6-17.1 10 15.4 7.5-29.0 34 50.3 37.4-63.2
Female 144 34 22.4 15.4-31.4 13 7.1 3.9-12.4 6 4.3 1.8-10.2 25 16.0 10.5-23.5 66 50.3 40.6-59.9
RACE
White 145 32 19.3 13.6-26.7 16 10.2 6.1-16.6 7 5.1 2.2-11.5 26 17.5 11.8-25.2 64 48.0 39.0-57.0
Other 71 17 20.2 11.6-32.9 6 7.7 3.2-17.3 4 6.1 2.1-16.3 9 13.8 6.1-28.2 35 52.1 38.1-65.8
AGE
50+ 218 49 19.4 14.3-25.7 23 9.2 5.9-14.1 11 5.4 2.8-10.3 35 15.7 10.8-22.4 100 50.3 42.4-58.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 65 22 29.1 18.3-42.8 8 10.5 4.8-21.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 11.7 5.4-23.5 27 48.7 35.1-62.6
Some College + 153 27 15.0 10.0-22.0 15 8.7 5.1-14.5 11 7.8 4.0-14.6 27 17.5 11.3-26.1 73 50.9 41.5-60.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 96 21 20.5 12.6-31.7 13 13.6 7.6-23.4 4 4.7 1.6-13.3 16 15.7 9.1-25.9 42 45.4 33.9-57.4
$50,000+ 96 24 21.0 13.7-30.6 6 5.8 2.5-12.9 7 7.3 3.2-16.0 14 15.0 8.0-26.3 45 50.9 39.6-62.2

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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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