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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 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
-Mecklenburg County 375 53 13.2 9.9-17.3 26 7.2 4.7-10.9 25 7.1 4.6-10.9 97 23.8 19.4-28.9 174 48.6 42.9-54.5
GENDER
Male 148 16 9.2 5.5-15.0 15 9.3 5.3-15.9 13 9.3 5.3-15.8 40 22.4 16.2-30.2 64 49.8 40.7-58.8
Female 227 37 16.9 12.1-23.1 11 5.3 2.8- 9.6 12 5.1 2.5-10.0 57 25.2 19.4-32.0 110 47.6 40.4-54.9
RACE
White 282 40 13.7 10.0-18.5 23 8.9 5.7-13.7 18 6.2 3.8-10.1 78 26.2 21.1-32.1 123 44.9 38.6-51.5
Other 93 13 12.0 6.6-21.0 3 3.6 1.1-11.2 7 9.1 4.1-19.0 19 18.7 11.4-29.1 51 56.6 44.9-67.7
AGE
50+ 375 53 13.2 9.9-17.3 26 7.2 4.7-10.9 25 7.1 4.6-10.9 97 23.8 19.4-28.9 174 48.6 42.9-54.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 14 8.9 5.0-15.5 7 6.0 2.8-12.6 9 10.4 5.1-20.0 23 19.9 12.8-29.6 59 54.8 44.0-65.2
Some College + 262 39 15.2 11.0-20.6 19 7.8 4.7-12.7 16 5.6 3.3- 9.4 74 25.8 20.5-31.8 114 45.6 38.9-52.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 171 25 13.6 9.0-20.0 9 5.8 2.7-12.0 10 6.7 3.2-13.7 44 26.1 19.2-34.3 83 47.8 39.3-56.5
$50,000+ 137 17 11.6 7.0-18.7 14 9.7 5.5-16.5 13 9.7 5.6-16.5 37 23.1 16.6-31.3 56 45.8 36.7-55.2

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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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