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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 377 86 22.7 18.3-27.9 49 13.6 10.0-18.3 93 23.6 19.3-28.6 45 11.0 7.9-15.2 104 29.0 23.9-34.6
GENDER
Male 151 30 21.8 15.1-30.4 23 13.9 8.9-21.0 39 23.9 17.4-31.9 20 11.6 7.1-18.3 39 28.9 21.2-38.0
Female 226 56 23.6 18.2-30.1 26 13.4 8.7-20.0 54 23.4 18.0-29.9 25 10.5 6.7-16.2 65 29.1 23.0-36.1
RACE
White 284 63 22.4 17.4-28.4 37 12.9 9.1-17.9 72 25.7 20.5-31.6 36 11.2 7.9-15.7 76 27.8 22.3-34.0
Other 93 23 23.5 15.2-34.4 12 15.3 8.3-26.5 21 19.2 12.0-29.2 9 10.6 4.9-21.2 28 31.5 21.5-43.6
AGE
50+ 377 86 22.7 18.3-27.9 49 13.6 10.0-18.3 93 23.6 19.3-28.6 45 11.0 7.9-15.2 104 29.0 23.9-34.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 24 21.1 13.5-31.6 17 15.3 9.0-24.8 22 17.3 11.0-26.2 13 10.6 5.6-19.1 38 35.6 26.0-46.6
Some College + 263 62 23.5 18.3-29.7 32 12.8 8.8-18.4 71 26.7 21.3-32.9 32 11.2 7.6-16.3 66 25.8 20.2-32.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 41 22.2 16.1-29.8 21 14.3 8.9-22.2 37 19.0 13.5-26.1 19 11.5 6.9-18.6 52 32.9 25.1-41.8
$50,000+ 140 34 26.8 19.2-36.1 17 10.9 6.5-17.9 40 27.5 20.3-36.1 16 10.4 5.9-17.6 33 24.4 17.2-33.2

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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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