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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 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
-Guilford County 249 66 24.5 19.1-30.9 26 11.3 7.4-17.0 16 6.6 3.7-11.3 41 14.1 10.0-19.5 100 43.5 36.2-51.1
GENDER
Male 93 24 21.2 13.8-31.0 10 10.7 5.4-20.1 3 5.3 1.6-15.8 12 12.7 6.7-22.6 44 50.1 38.0-62.3
Female 156 42 27.3 20.1-35.8 16 11.8 6.8-19.7 13 7.6 4.2-13.3 29 15.2 10.2-22.1 56 38.1 29.8-47.3
RACE
White 210 60 29.0 22.7-36.2 21 11.3 7.0-17.6 14 7.3 4.0-12.7 39 18.2 12.9-25.0 76 34.3 27.5-41.8
Other 39 6 11.2 4.6-24.8 5 11.5 4.4-26.7 2 4.5 0.8-20.7 2 1.8 0.4- 7.2 24 71.0 53.8-83.8
AGE
50+ 249 66 24.5 19.1-30.9 26 11.3 7.4-17.0 16 6.6 3.7-11.3 41 14.1 10.0-19.5 100 43.5 36.2-51.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 27 23.8 15.9-34.1 7 8.5 3.8-17.9 6 5.0 2.0-11.7 18 16.1 9.3-26.4 47 46.6 35.4-58.3
Some College + 144 39 25.0 18.1-33.4 19 13.1 7.9-20.9 10 7.6 3.8-14.7 23 12.8 8.2-19.5 53 41.5 32.1-51.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 121 27 20.0 13.4-28.9 9 7.0 3.4-13.7 9 6.4 3.1-12.8 19 13.1 7.7-21.4 57 53.6 43.0-63.9
$50,000+ 91 26 27.1 18.6-37.7 12 14.1 7.7-24.5 7 9.5 4.2-19.9 16 16.4 9.8-26.3 30 32.9 23.4-44.1

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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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