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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
50-54 189 43 22.7 15.5-31.8 14 9.5 5.0-17.2 33 18.4 11.7-27.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.6 96 48.1 38.7-57.7
55-64 300 71 21.9 17.0-27.7 35 14.8 9.7-22.0 69 22.7 17.6-28.7 17 6.6 3.6-11.7 108 34.1 27.7-41.1
65-74 251 72 25.5 19.5-32.6 36 13.4 9.2-19.2 63 23.8 17.8-31.1 21 10.6 6.3-17.4 59 26.6 19.7-35.0
75+ 159 38 21.5 14.9-29.9 23 16.0 9.8-25.0 25 13.5 8.5-20.8 11 8.6 4.1-17.0 62 40.4 30.7-50.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 66 26.2 20.2-33.4 28 13.5 8.8-20.1 33 11.5 7.5-17.2 11 5.7 2.5-12.5 103 43.1 35.4-51.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 301 72 23.1 17.7-29.5 39 15.8 10.5-23.0 60 17.2 12.5-23.0 22 9.4 5.7-15.1 108 34.6 28.1-41.7
Some Post-H.S. 189 52 22.8 15.7-31.9 16 9.5 5.1-16.8 45 24.1 16.7-33.5 7 2.4 1.1- 5.5 69 41.2 31.8-51.3
College Graduate 167 34 17.5 11.7-25.5 25 14.0 8.0-23.2 51 30.6 22.6-40.0 12 7.3 3.6-14.0 45 30.6 21.3-41.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 217 53 22.3 16.3-29.7 19 15.4 8.6-26.1 34 13.8 9.2-20.2 15 6.8 3.4-13.3 96 41.6 33.5-50.2
$15,000- 24,999 206 46 20.4 14.6-27.7 29 13.2 8.6-19.6 39 19.5 12.6-29.0 13 5.2 2.8- 9.3 79 41.8 32.8-51.4
$25,000- 34,999 101 31 30.8 19.7-44.5 7 3.9 1.7- 8.7 24 18.0 10.5-29.2 10 17.1 8.7-30.7 29 30.2 20.2-42.6
$35,000- 49,999 88 20 17.5 10.0-28.7 13 16.7 8.7-29.8 23 27.1 17.0-40.3 3 3.8 1.1-12.0 29 34.9 22.4-50.0
$50,000-74,999 69 18 25.9 15.0-40.8 7 7.4 2.9-17.4 23 35.2 22.9-49.8 3 4.7 1.1-17.8 18 26.9 16.4-40.8
$75,000+ 57 14 20.9 11.4-35.2 9 21.2 10.1-39.3 17 26.2 15.5-40.7 1 3.3 0.5-20.1 16 28.4 15.9-45.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 451 115 24.4 19.5-30.0 56 13.0 9.2-18.0 97 20.3 15.9-25.6 28 7.0 4.3-11.3 155 35.3 29.4-41.6
No 428 103 20.5 16.4-25.4 51 14.2 10.1-19.6 87 19.2 14.9-24.3 24 6.1 3.7- 9.7 163 40.0 34.1-46.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 15 3 8.3 2.0-28.5 3 7.1 1.7-24.8 3 16.3 3.6-49.9 1 11.4 1.5-51.7 5 57.0 24.2-84.6
Non-Veteran 884 221 23.1 19.8-26.8 105 13.5 10.6-17.1 187 20.1 16.9-23.7 51 6.3 4.4- 8.8 320 37.0 32.9-41.3

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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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