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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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 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
AGE
50-54 90 18 23.8 13.2-39.1 4 5.2 1.7-15.1 14 12.2 6.4-22.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 53 58.1 43.8-71.2
55-64 151 36 24.6 16.8-34.5 28 18.8 12.2-27.9 30 20.3 12.8-30.8 11 6.7 3.3-13.4 46 29.5 20.7-40.1
65-74 87 27 28.1 18.5-40.1 14 17.7 9.9-29.5 19 25.0 15.8-37.3 2 2.9 0.7-11.3 25 26.3 17.2-38.0
75+ 57 8 15.1 6.5-31.3 10 17.7 8.4-33.6 10 16.8 7.8-32.6 5 6.1 2.4-14.8 24 44.3 28.7-61.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 88 18 17.6 10.4-28.3 11 12.7 6.6-23.2 12 15.2 8.2-26.5 7 7.5 3.4-15.8 40 46.9 34.6-59.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 159 33 22.9 14.8-33.7 20 11.1 6.5-18.5 28 14.8 9.4-22.5 7 2.7 1.2- 5.9 71 48.5 38.0-59.0
Some Post-H.S. 77 24 29.1 17.9-43.7 13 21.6 11.7-36.5 17 19.7 11.8-31.1 2 1.9 0.4- 8.1 21 27.7 17.2-41.4
College Graduate 61 14 24.9 14.0-40.3 12 16.7 8.7-29.7 16 28.2 15.1-46.5 3 7.0 2.0-21.4 16 23.3 11.6-41.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 62 10 12.9 6.1-25.2 9 14.7 6.6-29.3 5 8.2 3.1-19.7 2 2.1 0.5- 8.6 36 62.1 46.0-76.0
$15,000- 24,999 74 16 20.7 11.1-35.4 11 14.4 7.1-27.1 15 14.6 8.0-25.2 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1 30 49.0 33.6-64.6
$25,000- 34,999 57 13 18.1 9.8-31.0 12 20.6 10.8-35.6 6 14.8 5.9-32.7 6 7.6 3.2-17.1 20 38.9 25.3-54.4
$35,000- 49,999 67 19 26.7 15.7-41.5 7 11.4 4.7-25.0 12 13.6 7.3-24.0 3 4.4 1.4-13.4 26 44.0 29.1-60.0
$50,000-74,999 39 11 38.3 19.6-61.2 5 8.1 2.9-20.5 11 23.3 11.0-42.8 2 9.5 2.0-35.4 10 20.9 9.4-40.3
$75,000+ 43 12 34.5 19.7-53.0 7 14.2 6.2-29.6 13 24.9 14.0-40.3 2 3.0 0.7-11.7 9 23.4 11.6-41.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 177 42 25.4 17.3-35.6 34 18.1 12.2-26.1 33 16.4 10.9-24.0 7 2.8 1.3- 6.2 61 37.3 27.7-47.9
No 191 46 23.7 16.7-32.4 19 10.7 6.2-17.8 39 20.7 14.1-29.4 11 5.3 2.6-10.4 76 39.7 30.9-49.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 149 44 23.4 16.5-32.1 23 16.7 10.4-25.7 31 20.6 13.8-29.8 6 4.9 2.0-11.7 45 34.3 24.9-45.1
Non-Veteran 236 45 23.7 16.6-32.6 33 12.9 8.6-19.0 42 16.7 11.3-23.9 13 3.7 2.0- 6.5 103 43.1 34.6-51.9

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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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