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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 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
-Forsyth County 243 56 23.0 17.1-30.3 23 9.5 5.7-15.4 14 4.5 2.6- 7.7 47 19.2 13.9-25.9 103 43.8 36.5-51.4
GENDER
Male 98 27 25.9 16.7-37.8 9 9.9 4.4-20.9 4 3.2 1.2- 8.5 14 16.0 8.7-27.6 44 45.0 33.7-56.8
Female 145 29 20.0 13.5-28.5 14 8.9 5.0-15.4 10 5.9 3.1-10.9 33 22.7 16.1-31.0 59 42.5 33.9-51.6
RACE
White 191 47 21.5 16.1-28.2 16 7.8 4.5-13.0 10 4.6 2.4- 8.7 41 23.0 16.4-31.2 77 43.1 35.1-51.4
Other 52 9 27.1 13.4-47.1 7 13.9 5.1-32.5 4 4.1 1.5-11.0 6 9.1 3.6-21.3 26 45.7 30.2-62.1
AGE
50+ 243 56 23.0 17.1-30.3 23 9.5 5.7-15.4 14 4.5 2.6- 7.7 47 19.2 13.9-25.9 103 43.8 36.5-51.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 96 19 15.4 9.4-24.2 11 12.9 5.9-26.0 5 4.1 1.6-10.1 22 21.6 13.7-32.3 39 46.0 34.4-58.1
Some College + 147 37 27.9 19.5-38.2 12 7.3 3.9-13.3 9 4.8 2.4- 9.2 25 17.6 11.1-27.0 64 42.4 33.4-52.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 118 25 20.0 13.4-28.9 13 10.7 5.9-18.7 7 5.4 2.5-11.3 24 20.5 13.4-30.1 49 43.3 33.6-53.5
$50,000+ 99 29 29.5 19.5-42.0 7 8.9 3.5-20.7 4 2.9 1.0- 7.9 16 14.8 8.7-23.9 43 43.9 32.8-55.6

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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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