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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 243 40 17.4 12.6-23.7 36 13.0 9.1-18.2 54 18.8 14.2-24.6 26 10.2 6.8-15.2 87 40.5 33.2-48.2
GENDER
Male 85 17 20.3 12.4-31.3 12 12.7 6.9-22.4 15 15.2 8.9-24.6 6 7.8 3.3-17.2 35 44.1 32.5-56.3
Female 158 23 15.2 9.7-22.9 24 13.2 8.7-19.7 39 21.8 15.7-29.5 20 12.2 7.7-18.8 52 37.5 28.7-47.3
RACE
White 217 37 18.3 13.0-25.1 32 13.4 9.2-19.1 52 20.9 15.7-27.3 22 9.1 5.8-14.0 74 38.3 30.7-46.4
Other 25 3 12.3 3.7-34.1 3 6.6 2.0-20.0 2 5.1 1.1-21.2 4 18.4 6.5-42.3 13 57.6 35.2-77.2
AGE
50+ 243 40 17.4 12.6-23.7 36 13.0 9.1-18.2 54 18.8 14.2-24.6 26 10.2 6.8-15.2 87 40.5 33.2-48.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 127 17 15.0 9.1-23.9 20 13.4 8.6-20.4 24 16.6 10.9-24.6 9 6.8 3.3-13.4 57 48.1 38.4-58.0
Some College + 114 23 20.3 13.1-30.2 15 11.7 6.4-20.3 30 21.5 14.6-30.6 17 14.1 8.4-22.7 29 32.4 22.1-44.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 126 18 15.7 9.5-24.9 21 14.0 8.9-21.3 25 17.2 11.2-25.5 13 9.7 5.4-16.7 49 43.4 33.3-54.0
$50,000+ 72 13 19.2 10.8-31.6 11 14.5 7.5-26.3 21 22.5 14.2-33.8 8 10.2 4.8-20.6 19 33.6 21.2-48.8

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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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