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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 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 MALES 393 80 19.9 15.1-25.8 34 8.0 5.3-12.0 18 4.7 2.8- 7.8 31 7.8 5.1-11.8 230 59.6 53.1-65.8
AGE
50-54 91 9 14.4 5.9-30.9 7 6.6 2.6-15.7 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 4 1.8 0.6- 5.0 70 75.5 60.5-86.1
55-64 152 35 20.2 13.7-28.7 15 11.3 6.2-20.0 6 3.9 1.7- 8.8 14 8.3 4.6-14.5 82 56.3 46.1-66.0
65-74 88 18 18.6 11.2-29.3 9 7.5 3.7-14.5 9 12.6 6.1-24.3 8 12.5 5.8-24.9 44 48.8 37.0-60.7
75+ 62 18 31.5 18.2-48.6 3 3.2 0.9-10.1 2 3.2 0.7-14.2 5 12.6 4.2-32.1 34 49.6 33.9-65.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 21 16.6 10.5-25.3 5 5.3 2.1-12.6 5 6.3 2.2-16.9 4 5.7 2.0-15.4 61 66.1 54.4-76.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 158 29 20.0 12.4-30.7 18 10.1 5.5-17.8 5 2.7 1.0- 7.0 12 7.9 3.8-15.7 94 59.2 48.4-69.2
Some Post-H.S. 77 21 28.0 16.8-42.8 7 7.4 3.2-16.1 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 11 13.8 7.0-25.2 37 49.6 35.9-63.3
College Graduate 61 9 14.8 7.2-27.9 4 6.2 2.0-18.2 7 11.4 5.0-23.9 4 3.5 1.2-10.1 37 64.0 48.5-77.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 67 10 11.4 5.2-23.1 6 6.3 2.5-15.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 10.1 3.9-23.7 46 72.2 57.5-83.3
$15,000- 24,999 76 22 37.2 22.6-54.7 8 6.8 2.9-14.9 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 5 8.9 2.5-27.0 40 45.8 31.4-60.9
$25,000- 34,999 55 10 14.2 7.1-26.2 5 11.1 3.8-28.4 6 10.2 4.0-23.9 8 16.5 7.6-32.5 26 48.0 33.0-63.3
$35,000- 49,999 67 12 16.0 8.0-29.6 5 5.3 2.0-13.2 1 1.9 0.3-12.3 6 7.0 2.9-15.7 43 69.8 55.5-81.1
$50,000-74,999 39 7 25.2 9.6-51.6 2 3.0 0.7-11.6 4 15.2 5.2-36.8 2 2.7 0.6-11.0 24 54.1 33.0-73.8
$75,000+ 43 14 28.0 16.0-44.2 5 19.0 7.7-39.7 3 5.6 1.8-16.5 2 4.0 1.0-14.9 19 43.4 27.7-60.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 185 43 23.0 15.4-32.9 17 7.4 4.3-12.4 4 2.2 0.6- 7.3 10 5.8 2.9-11.4 111 61.5 51.6-70.6
No 191 36 18.4 12.4-26.4 15 7.9 4.0-14.8 13 6.9 3.8-12.1 20 9.7 5.5-16.5 107 57.1 47.8-65.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 149 41 25.4 17.7-35.0 16 10.3 5.7-17.9 8 7.0 3.3-14.1 14 10.1 5.2-18.6 70 47.3 37.2-57.5
Non-Veteran 244 39 16.6 10.8-24.6 18 6.6 3.6-11.7 10 3.3 1.6- 6.5 17 6.4 3.6-10.9 160 67.2 58.8-74.6

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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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