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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-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
-FEMALES 5,951 1,152 19.5 18.2-20.8 791 13.3 12.2-14.4 1,521 24.9 23.5-26.3 579 9.4 8.5-10.4 1,908 33.0 31.4-34.6
RACE
White 4,854 896 18.7 17.4-20.2 654 13.5 12.3-14.7 1,294 26.4 24.8-27.9 517 10.4 9.3-11.5 1,493 31.1 29.4-32.8
African American 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
Other Minorities 184 31 18.4 11.2-28.7 26 8.0 5.0-12.6 34 15.4 9.9-23.2 9 3.7 1.7- 7.9 84 54.5 44.2-64.4
AGE
50-54 976 174 18.3 15.3-21.6 95 9.7 7.6-12.3 163 17.4 14.5-20.8 64 5.4 4.0- 7.2 480 49.2 45.2-53.2
55-64 1,982 357 18.6 16.5-20.8 261 13.6 11.7-15.7 522 26.4 24.1-28.9 205 10.4 8.8-12.3 637 31.0 28.5-33.6
65-74 1,693 353 20.5 18.3-23.0 247 14.5 12.6-16.6 484 29.2 26.6-31.9 183 11.6 9.8-13.8 426 24.2 21.7-26.8
75+ 1,300 268 21.1 18.5-24.1 188 15.4 13.0-18.1 352 25.6 22.8-28.6 127 9.6 7.7-11.9 365 28.3 25.1-31.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 967 199 19.8 16.9-23.1 94 10.1 7.9-12.8 210 20.4 17.5-23.7 80 7.8 5.9-10.3 384 41.8 37.7-46.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,917 371 20.3 18.1-22.8 287 15.1 13.1-17.3 461 22.6 20.3-25.0 182 10.0 8.4-11.9 616 32.0 29.4-34.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,608 304 18.6 16.3-21.1 202 12.4 10.5-14.6 443 27.3 24.6-30.1 167 9.8 8.1-11.8 492 32.0 29.0-35.0
College Graduate 1,447 277 19.3 16.8-22.0 205 13.9 11.8-16.2 402 27.6 24.8-30.6 150 9.3 7.6-11.3 413 30.0 27.0-33.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 874 173 19.4 16.2-23.1 97 13.7 10.3-17.8 165 16.6 13.9-19.7 92 9.6 7.4-12.3 347 40.8 36.5-45.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,076 193 19.1 16.3-22.3 127 11.3 9.2-13.8 276 24.2 21.0-27.6 98 8.1 6.3-10.3 382 37.3 33.5-41.2
$25,000- 34,999 648 125 19.8 16.0-24.3 91 11.1 8.8-14.1 176 24.9 21.0-29.2 60 11.3 8.3-15.2 196 32.9 28.3-37.8
$35,000- 49,999 766 155 21.3 17.8-25.3 105 14.2 11.3-17.8 196 26.3 22.6-30.5 67 8.4 6.3-11.0 243 29.7 25.7-34.1
$50,000-74,999 684 138 20.5 17.0-24.6 98 13.1 10.5-16.2 216 31.4 27.3-35.7 65 10.0 7.3-13.6 167 25.0 21.2-29.2
$75,000+ 808 153 19.0 16.0-22.5 121 15.4 12.5-18.8 229 26.5 22.9-30.3 75 7.4 5.6- 9.7 230 31.8 27.9-36.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,714 560 21.3 19.4-23.4 368 13.9 12.3-15.7 696 25.1 23.0-27.2 280 9.9 8.6-11.5 810 29.8 27.5-32.2
No 3,147 579 18.1 16.5-19.8 414 12.9 11.5-14.4 797 24.4 22.6-26.3 295 9.2 8.0-10.5 1,062 35.4 33.3-37.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 89 20 14.0 7.9-23.6 14 14.5 7.7-25.7 17 16.2 8.9-27.8 7 6.7 2.3-17.9 31 48.5 33.9-63.4
Non-Veteran 5,862 1,132 19.6 18.3-20.9 777 13.3 12.2-14.4 1,504 25.0 23.6-26.4 572 9.5 8.5-10.5 1,877 32.7 31.2-34.3

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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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