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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 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
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 916 150 15.5 12.8-18.6 76 8.4 6.4-10.9 41 4.3 2.9- 6.4 120 13.5 10.7-16.7 529 58.4 54.1-62.5
AGE
50-54 191 27 14.6 9.1-22.6 12 3.7 1.8- 7.2 3 1.2 0.3- 4.5 12 4.8 2.6- 8.7 137 75.8 67.4-82.5
55-64 304 48 17.1 12.6-23.0 27 10.4 6.8-15.5 9 3.0 1.2- 7.4 43 13.0 9.0-18.5 177 56.5 49.4-63.3
65-74 252 52 16.7 12.1-22.6 26 10.3 6.5-15.9 15 8.0 4.2-14.7 41 21.5 15.4-29.3 118 43.5 36.0-51.3
75+ 169 23 12.7 8.0-19.5 11 9.3 4.6-17.8 14 7.1 3.8-12.9 24 17.7 10.4-28.6 97 53.2 43.3-62.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 252 44 16.7 11.8-23.0 17 7.6 4.4-12.8 13 3.8 2.0- 7.3 25 11.0 6.6-18.0 153 60.9 53.1-68.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 307 43 12.9 9.1-18.0 32 10.4 6.9-15.4 12 6.3 3.2-12.1 42 11.8 8.0-17.0 178 58.6 51.4-65.5
Some Post-H.S. 189 30 14.1 8.9-21.7 13 5.6 2.9-10.5 7 2.8 1.2- 6.5 27 15.3 9.3-24.3 112 62.2 52.5-71.0
College Graduate 167 33 20.0 13.2-29.2 14 9.4 4.7-17.8 9 3.5 1.7- 7.2 26 17.2 11.3-25.4 85 49.9 39.8-60.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 225 40 15.9 10.8-22.9 17 6.4 3.4-11.5 14 6.5 3.0-13.6 27 11.6 6.9-19.0 127 59.5 50.8-67.7
$15,000- 24,999 208 31 10.9 7.2-16.2 18 10.0 5.9-16.5 9 3.9 1.8- 8.5 33 17.8 11.1-27.2 117 57.4 48.1-66.1
$25,000- 34,999 100 12 10.8 5.5-20.1 9 6.3 3.1-12.4 5 4.2 1.6-11.0 17 18.1 10.0-30.7 57 60.5 47.8-72.0
$35,000- 49,999 89 14 12.5 6.7-22.1 9 10.0 4.3-21.7 4 6.0 1.9-17.1 9 7.7 3.6-15.7 53 63.8 50.6-75.3
$50,000-74,999 69 11 13.5 6.9-24.9 5 6.1 2.1-16.0 2 2.3 0.5- 9.7 9 18.7 9.4-33.7 42 59.4 45.0-72.4
$75,000+ 57 20 38.8 24.6-55.2 5 8.1 3.0-20.2 2 2.3 0.6- 8.8 6 11.3 4.7-24.6 24 39.5 25.3-55.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 466 82 16.0 12.4-20.4 37 6.6 4.5- 9.6 25 5.7 3.4- 9.2 62 13.0 9.2-18.1 260 58.7 52.7-64.5
No 428 63 14.8 10.9-19.7 39 10.5 7.2-14.9 16 3.2 1.7- 6.0 56 13.7 10.1-18.3 254 57.8 51.6-63.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 15 2 24.2 5.2-64.9 2 14.2 2.6-50.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 28.2 4.6-76.0 10 33.4 11.8-65.3
Non-Veteran 901 148 15.2 12.6-18.3 74 8.2 6.2-10.8 41 4.5 3.0- 6.6 119 13.1 10.5-16.1 519 59.0 54.8-63.1

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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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