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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 244 49 21.0 15.1-28.6 37 15.1 10.7-20.8 77 27.3 21.7-33.8 19 8.2 4.6-14.1 62 28.3 21.9-35.8
GENDER
Male 99 23 24.8 15.3-37.6 16 15.7 9.3-25.4 26 21.3 14.1-30.9 10 10.5 4.8-21.5 24 27.6 18.3-39.4
Female 145 26 16.9 11.3-24.6 21 14.3 9.3-21.4 51 33.9 26.1-42.7 9 5.7 2.8-11.2 38 29.2 21.3-38.6
RACE
White 194 38 17.9 12.8-24.5 27 13.6 9.3-19.6 63 30.5 23.8-38.1 17 10.2 5.6-17.9 49 27.8 20.8-36.1
Other 50 11 29.6 15.0-50.1 10 18.9 9.4-34.6 14 18.8 10.5-31.5 2 2.8 0.6-11.9 13 29.8 16.8-47.1
AGE
50+ 244 49 21.0 15.1-28.6 37 15.1 10.7-20.8 77 27.3 21.7-33.8 19 8.2 4.6-14.1 62 28.3 21.9-35.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 16 17.5 9.4-30.3 14 15.3 8.9-25.1 25 19.3 12.6-28.4 10 9.9 5.1-18.4 32 37.9 26.9-50.3
Some College + 147 33 23.3 15.6-33.2 23 14.9 9.5-22.5 52 32.5 24.7-41.5 9 7.1 2.8-16.7 30 22.2 15.1-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 119 25 20.1 13.1-29.5 20 21.3 13.9-31.2 34 25.1 17.8-34.1 9 6.6 3.3-12.9 31 26.9 18.8-36.9
$50,000+ 99 21 23.8 14.2-37.0 15 11.8 6.5-20.4 34 29.4 20.6-40.0 5 4.6 1.8-11.2 24 30.5 20.5-42.8

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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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