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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 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
-Gaston County 247 36 13.0 9.2-18.1 20 8.6 5.3-13.7 15 6.7 3.8-11.6 61 22.6 17.4-28.9 115 49.1 42.0-56.2
GENDER
Male 97 12 12.1 6.6-21.0 10 11.9 6.0-22.2 6 6.2 2.6-14.3 21 18.7 11.9-28.0 48 51.1 39.9-62.3
Female 150 24 13.7 9.0-20.3 10 6.0 3.2-11.2 9 7.1 3.4-14.4 40 25.7 18.5-34.4 67 47.5 38.4-56.7
RACE
White 221 35 14.5 10.2-20.2 16 7.8 4.5-13.2 15 7.8 4.4-13.3 56 23.5 17.9-30.1 99 46.5 39.2-54.0
Other 26 1 3.1 0.4-19.4 4 14.1 4.8-34.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 17.0 5.9-40.2 16 65.8 42.9-83.2
AGE
50+ 247 36 13.0 9.2-18.1 20 8.6 5.3-13.7 15 6.7 3.8-11.6 61 22.6 17.4-28.9 115 49.1 42.0-56.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 141 22 13.0 8.3-19.6 9 7.3 3.4-15.0 8 7.6 3.6-15.5 36 24.8 17.6-33.8 66 47.3 38.1-56.7
Some College + 106 14 13.0 7.4-21.9 11 10.3 5.6-18.4 7 5.6 2.5-12.2 25 19.7 13.0-28.6 49 51.4 40.5-62.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 145 17 9.9 5.9-16.1 13 9.4 5.3-16.1 9 7.0 3.5-13.5 33 21.3 14.6-29.9 73 52.5 43.3-61.6
$50,000+ 62 8 13.2 6.4-25.3 6 10.7 4.3-24.1 4 5.0 1.7-13.6 18 25.5 15.9-38.2 26 45.6 31.8-60.0

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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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