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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 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
-Iredell County 240 42 16.5 11.7-22.6 22 7.9 5.0-12.2 5 2.1 0.8- 5.2 44 18.5 13.1-25.5 127 55.1 47.6-62.3
GENDER
Male 87 14 15.8 8.7-27.0 5 5.6 2.2-13.7 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 15 15.3 8.9-25.1 52 62.0 50.2-72.6
Female 153 28 17.0 11.5-24.4 17 9.8 5.9-15.8 4 2.9 1.0- 7.9 29 21.2 13.5-31.6 75 49.2 40.0-58.4
RACE
White 213 39 15.9 11.4-21.7 19 7.6 4.7-12.0 5 2.5 1.0- 6.1 42 20.1 14.1-27.8 108 54.0 46.2-61.7
Other 26 2 16.5 3.7-50.2 3 10.1 2.6-31.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.2 2.2-31.5 19 64.2 39.3-83.3
AGE
50+ 240 42 16.5 11.7-22.6 22 7.9 5.0-12.2 5 2.1 0.8- 5.2 44 18.5 13.1-25.5 127 55.1 47.6-62.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 126 20 15.4 9.7-23.4 14 9.9 5.6-16.9 3 2.3 0.7- 7.7 17 12.6 7.6-20.4 72 59.8 50.0-68.9
Some College + 112 21 16.8 9.9-27.0 8 5.9 2.7-12.2 2 1.9 0.5- 7.6 27 25.1 16.0-37.1 54 50.3 39.3-61.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 126 24 18.8 11.7-28.8 12 7.5 4.1-13.3 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 19 14.3 8.7-22.7 70 59.0 48.7-68.6
$50,000+ 71 12 14.7 8.0-25.4 7 8.3 3.8-17.4 4 5.6 2.0-14.4 17 23.8 13.0-39.5 31 47.6 34.5-61.1

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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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