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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,284 313 23.1 20.1-26.4 164 13.8 11.4-16.6 263 19.2 16.5-22.3 71 5.4 4.1- 7.2 473 38.4 34.7-42.2
GENDER
Males 385 89 23.6 18.3-29.8 56 14.4 10.6-19.3 73 18.2 13.8-23.7 19 4.1 2.5- 6.9 148 39.6 33.2-46.4
Females 899 224 22.7 19.5-26.3 108 13.4 10.5-16.8 190 20.0 16.9-23.6 52 6.4 4.5- 9.0 325 37.5 33.3-41.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 4 47.7 16.6-80.7 1 17.8 2.5-64.4 2 7.2 1.5-28.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 27.3 7.3-64.2
Non-Hispanic 1,265 306 22.7 19.7-26.1 163 13.9 11.5-16.7 260 19.4 16.7-22.4 70 5.5 4.1- 7.3 466 38.5 34.8-42.3
AGE
50-54 279 61 23.2 16.6-31.5 18 7.5 4.3-12.9 47 15.5 10.7-22.0 4 1.0 0.3- 2.9 149 52.7 44.4-60.9
55-64 451 107 23.1 18.5-28.4 63 16.6 12.3-22.0 99 21.6 17.0-27.1 28 6.6 4.2-10.4 154 32.0 26.6-38.0
65-74 338 99 26.5 21.1-32.8 50 15.1 10.9-20.7 82 24.3 18.9-30.7 23 7.6 4.6-12.2 84 26.5 20.8-33.2
75+ 216 46 19.2 13.5-26.5 33 16.6 11.0-24.3 35 14.7 9.7-21.6 16 7.7 4.3-13.5 86 41.8 33.2-51.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 329 84 23.3 18.4-29.1 39 13.3 9.3-18.6 45 12.7 8.9-17.8 18 6.3 3.5-11.0 143 44.4 37.7-51.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 460 105 23.0 17.8-29.1 59 13.4 9.6-18.3 88 15.9 12.2-20.6 29 6.0 3.9- 9.1 179 41.7 35.3-48.4
Some Post-H.S. 266 76 25.2 18.7-32.9 29 14.0 9.0-21.2 62 22.4 16.7-29.5 9 2.2 1.1- 4.6 90 36.1 28.7-44.3
College Graduate 228 48 20.6 14.6-28.2 37 15.1 9.9-22.3 67 29.6 21.9-38.6 15 7.2 3.8-13.2 61 27.6 19.8-37.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 279 63 19.2 14.3-25.3 28 15.2 9.5-23.3 39 11.9 8.1-17.2 17 5.3 2.8- 9.8 132 48.4 40.3-56.6
$15,000- 24,999 280 62 20.5 15.0-27.5 40 13.6 9.3-19.6 54 17.6 12.3-24.5 15 3.6 2.0- 6.3 109 44.7 36.3-53.4
$25,000- 34,999 158 44 25.1 17.5-34.7 19 11.3 6.5-19.0 30 16.6 10.3-25.8 16 12.9 7.4-21.4 49 34.1 25.5-43.8
$35,000- 49,999 155 39 22.4 15.2-31.7 20 13.9 8.2-22.6 35 19.9 13.6-28.2 6 4.1 1.8- 9.3 55 39.7 29.5-50.9
$50,000-74,999 108 29 31.9 20.5-46.1 12 7.7 3.9-14.7 34 29.4 19.8-41.2 5 7.0 2.3-19.9 28 23.9 15.4-35.2
$75,000+ 100 26 27.9 18.3-40.0 16 17.6 10.1-28.9 30 25.5 17.4-35.8 3 3.2 0.9-10.1 25 25.8 16.6-37.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 628 157 24.8 20.2-30.0 90 15.1 11.7-19.3 130 18.7 15.1-23.0 35 5.3 3.5- 8.0 216 36.1 30.7-41.8
No 619 149 21.9 17.9-26.4 70 12.7 9.5-16.8 126 19.8 15.9-24.4 35 5.7 3.8- 8.5 239 39.9 34.7-45.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 164 47 22.1 15.7-30.3 26 15.9 10.1-24.3 34 20.3 13.7-28.9 7 5.4 2.4-12.0 50 36.2 26.9-46.7
Non-Veteran 1,120 266 23.3 20.0-27.0 138 13.4 10.8-16.3 229 19.0 16.1-22.3 64 5.4 4.0- 7.3 423 38.9 35.0-43.0

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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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