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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 248 47 17.7 12.9-23.8 38 18.7 13.1-26.0 71 25.5 20.0-31.8 23 8.2 5.1-12.8 69 30.0 23.3-37.7
GENDER
Male 101 15 13.8 7.7-23.6 22 25.3 16.0-37.6 29 24.1 16.5-33.9 5 4.4 1.7-10.9 30 32.3 22.4-44.2
Female 147 32 21.6 15.0-30.0 16 12.0 7.2-19.3 42 26.8 19.7-35.4 18 12.0 7.1-19.6 39 27.6 19.3-37.8
RACE
White 217 38 16.0 11.2-22.3 36 20.7 14.4-28.7 65 26.1 20.3-33.0 22 8.8 5.4-13.9 56 28.5 21.3-36.9
Other 30 9 30.2 15.1-51.4 2 5.2 1.3-19.1 6 21.5 9.5-41.7 1 4.2 0.6-24.4 12 38.9 22.1-58.9
AGE
50+ 248 47 17.7 12.9-23.8 38 18.7 13.1-26.0 71 25.5 20.0-31.8 23 8.2 5.1-12.8 69 30.0 23.3-37.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 120 24 19.2 12.4-28.4 17 15.0 9.0-24.1 29 21.0 14.4-29.7 15 12.4 7.0-21.0 35 32.4 22.6-44.0
Some College + 126 22 16.0 9.9-25.0 21 22.2 13.7-33.8 42 29.7 21.7-39.3 8 4.4 2.1- 9.1 33 27.7 19.1-38.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 129 27 20.0 13.5-28.7 19 16.7 10.3-25.7 35 25.8 18.3-35.0 15 9.8 5.6-16.6 33 27.8 19.5-37.8
$50,000+ 84 15 17.0 9.4-28.7 19 27.7 17.0-41.7 29 29.5 20.3-40.6 4 3.7 1.3-10.0 17 22.2 13.4-34.6

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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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