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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 3,534 642 17.1 15.6-18.8 309 8.4 7.4- 9.6 184 4.6 3.9- 5.5 539 14.8 13.4-16.3 1,860 55.0 52.9-57.1
Female 5,884 988 16.5 15.4-17.7 453 7.7 6.8- 8.5 337 5.2 4.5- 5.9 1,124 18.6 17.4-19.9 2,982 52.1 50.4-53.7
RACE
White 7,750 1,361 17.1 16.1-18.2 637 8.3 7.5- 9.1 454 5.2 4.7- 5.9 1,470 18.6 17.5-19.7 3,828 50.7 49.3-52.2
African American 1,309 230 17.4 14.7-20.4 110 8.2 6.5-10.4 59 4.5 3.3- 6.1 151 11.0 9.0-13.5 759 58.9 55.2-62.5
Asian 29 4 10.7 3.1-30.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.2 0.4-19.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.8 23 84.5 64.9-94.2
Native American 172 18 7.6 4.4-12.8 7 3.3 1.3- 8.2 4 1.8 0.5- 5.9 25 14.6 8.7-23.4 118 72.7 62.9-80.7
Other Minorities 132 13 8.2 4.1-15.6 6 2.4 1.0- 5.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.8 12 4.8 2.5- 9.1 98 83.3 75.3-89.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 140 17 8.7 4.9-15.1 12 4.7 2.3- 9.5 3 1.1 0.3- 4.5 13 5.7 3.0-10.7 95 79.7 71.7-85.9
-English Speaking 97 16 13.1 7.4-22.1 11 8.0 3.7-16.2 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6 13 10.4 5.5-18.8 55 67.9 56.4-77.5
-Spanish Speaking 43 1 3.3 0.5-19.9 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 40 94.3 81.1-98.5
Non-Hispanic 9,241 1,608 17.0 16.0-18.0 750 8.1 7.4- 8.8 518 5.0 4.5- 5.6 1,648 17.1 16.2-18.1 4,717 52.8 51.4-54.1
AGE
50-54 1,568 162 10.7 8.8-13.0 72 4.3 3.2- 5.7 47 2.7 1.9- 3.8 178 10.3 8.6-12.3 1,109 72.1 69.1-74.8
55-64 3,293 548 16.6 15.1-18.2 282 8.7 7.6-10.0 179 5.0 4.2- 6.0 562 16.7 15.2-18.4 1,722 52.9 50.8-55.1
65-74 2,621 527 20.7 18.8-22.7 249 9.8 8.5-11.3 175 6.4 5.3- 7.6 539 20.9 19.1-22.9 1,131 42.2 39.9-44.5
75+ 1,936 393 20.5 18.3-22.9 159 9.3 7.7-11.2 120 6.0 4.9- 7.5 384 20.8 18.4-23.3 880 43.4 40.6-46.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,525 254 15.1 13.1-17.3 110 6.8 5.4- 8.4 73 4.8 3.6- 6.4 208 12.8 10.9-15.0 880 60.5 57.4-63.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,940 527 17.3 15.6-19.2 224 7.9 6.7- 9.3 162 5.0 4.1- 6.0 497 16.1 14.5-17.9 1,530 53.7 51.3-56.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,393 422 17.2 15.3-19.1 216 8.6 7.3-10.0 124 4.4 3.5- 5.5 432 17.0 15.1-19.0 1,199 52.9 50.3-55.5
College Graduate 2,541 426 16.8 15.1-18.8 209 8.3 7.0- 9.8 161 5.5 4.5- 6.6 523 19.4 17.6-21.4 1,222 50.0 47.5-52.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,205 181 13.8 11.5-16.5 80 5.9 4.5- 7.7 56 3.9 2.7- 5.5 199 15.5 13.0-18.4 689 60.8 57.1-64.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,625 318 19.9 17.3-22.9 118 7.5 6.0- 9.2 90 4.8 3.7- 6.2 288 17.0 14.6-19.6 811 50.8 47.5-54.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,044 170 15.6 13.1-18.5 85 7.8 6.0-10.2 70 5.9 4.4- 7.8 172 16.8 14.1-19.9 547 53.8 50.0-57.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,332 253 18.9 16.5-21.7 105 7.3 5.8- 9.2 69 4.6 3.4- 6.1 238 16.3 14.1-18.8 667 52.8 49.4-56.3
$50,000-74,999 1,223 226 17.8 15.3-20.7 110 9.4 7.5-11.6 75 6.1 4.6- 8.1 232 17.5 15.1-20.1 580 49.3 45.7-52.8
$75,000+ 1,580 279 16.3 14.3-18.5 138 8.4 6.9-10.3 100 5.5 4.4- 6.9 292 17.3 15.1-19.7 771 52.6 49.5-55.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,231 787 18.1 16.6-19.6 355 8.4 7.4- 9.5 230 4.9 4.2- 5.8 771 17.4 16.0-18.9 2,088 51.2 49.2-53.3
No 5,022 822 16.0 14.8-17.3 399 7.8 6.9- 8.7 284 5.0 4.3- 5.8 869 16.6 15.3-17.9 2,648 54.7 52.9-56.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,797 430 22.7 20.4-25.2 175 10.0 8.4-11.9 111 5.7 4.6- 7.1 277 15.6 13.6-17.8 804 46.0 43.0-49.0
Non-Veteran 7,617 1,199 15.2 14.2-16.3 587 7.5 6.8- 8.3 410 4.7 4.2- 5.3 1,386 17.2 16.2-18.3 4,035 55.4 53.9-56.8

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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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