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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 254 51 20.1 15.0-26.4 41 16.6 11.8-22.8 58 22.3 16.6-29.4 24 9.3 5.8-14.4 80 31.7 25.3-38.9
GENDER
Male 93 17 19.8 12.0-31.1 18 17.9 10.5-28.8 21 24.2 14.4-37.8 9 12.5 6.3-23.1 28 25.6 16.5-37.4
Female 161 34 20.4 14.3-28.1 23 15.6 10.0-23.6 37 20.8 14.9-28.4 15 6.8 3.8-11.7 52 36.4 28.2-45.5
RACE
White 214 41 19.2 13.9-25.9 35 16.7 11.6-23.4 51 23.9 18.2-30.8 23 11.8 7.4-18.2 64 28.4 22.2-35.6
Other 40 10 22.8 11.7-39.6 6 16.4 7.0-33.6 7 17.6 5.9-42.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 16 41.6 25.2-60.1
AGE
50+ 254 51 20.1 15.0-26.4 41 16.6 11.8-22.8 58 22.3 16.6-29.4 24 9.3 5.8-14.4 80 31.7 25.3-38.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 24 24.4 16.0-35.3 17 17.1 10.2-27.1 18 13.5 8.0-21.8 12 8.6 4.4-15.9 38 36.5 26.1-48.2
Some College + 145 27 17.3 11.5-25.2 24 16.3 10.3-24.8 40 28.2 19.9-38.4 12 9.7 5.2-17.4 42 28.5 20.9-37.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 121 21 19.0 11.9-29.0 16 13.1 7.3-22.6 24 16.5 10.7-24.7 14 11.8 6.3-20.9 46 39.5 29.5-50.6
$50,000+ 93 19 22.0 14.0-32.8 18 20.2 12.6-30.9 26 25.3 17.1-35.7 9 10.1 5.0-19.3 21 22.4 14.6-32.8

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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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