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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 249 56 21.3 15.9-28.0 29 11.9 8.1-17.3 54 22.4 17.0-28.8 17 5.8 3.5- 9.5 93 38.6 31.9-45.8
GENDER
Male 97 16 16.5 9.1-28.3 16 17.2 10.2-27.6 16 15.8 9.6-25.0 10 7.8 3.9-15.0 39 42.6 31.9-54.0
Female 152 40 25.0 18.0-33.6 13 7.8 4.4-13.6 38 27.4 19.9-36.5 7 4.2 1.9- 8.7 54 35.5 27.3-44.7
RACE
White 224 50 19.8 14.8-26.1 28 13.0 8.8-19.0 47 23.0 17.2-29.9 17 6.6 4.0-10.8 82 37.5 30.7-45.0
Other 25 6 31.5 12.4-59.8 1 4.3 0.6-25.5 7 18.5 7.5-38.9 0 0.0 . - . 11 45.7 24.3-68.8
AGE
50+ 249 56 21.3 15.9-28.0 29 11.9 8.1-17.3 54 22.4 17.0-28.8 17 5.8 3.5- 9.5 93 38.6 31.9-45.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 28 17.3 11.7-24.8 16 12.2 7.0-20.3 32 24.7 17.3-33.9 7 3.9 1.7- 8.5 57 41.9 33.0-51.4
Some College + 109 28 26.6 17.3-38.5 13 11.6 6.6-19.4 22 19.4 12.6-28.6 10 8.2 4.2-15.3 36 34.2 24.7-45.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 143 28 16.8 11.3-24.1 17 11.9 7.1-19.1 22 16.4 10.5-24.8 8 4.5 2.1- 9.3 68 50.5 41.2-59.7
$50,000+ 63 13 23.8 12.7-40.3 12 18.1 9.8-31.0 19 26.9 16.9-39.8 6 7.9 3.3-17.6 13 23.3 13.4-37.3

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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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