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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 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
-FEMALES 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 4,775 819 17.1 15.8-18.5 368 7.7 6.8- 8.7 290 5.5 4.8- 6.4 980 20.2 18.8-21.6 2,318 49.5 47.7-51.3
African American 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
Other Minorities 178 18 8.2 4.7-13.8 7 2.2 1.0- 4.9 6 3.0 1.1- 7.7 23 10.3 6.3-16.4 124 76.3 68.2-82.8
AGE
50-54 973 105 11.4 9.1-14.2 38 3.3 2.2- 4.8 26 2.2 1.4- 3.6 120 11.0 8.9-13.6 684 72.0 68.4-75.4
55-64 1,964 316 16.3 14.4-18.4 157 8.1 6.8- 9.7 116 5.9 4.6- 7.4 360 18.1 16.1-20.4 1,015 51.6 48.8-54.4
65-74 1,658 333 21.2 18.8-23.7 153 9.2 7.6-11.0 110 6.1 4.8- 7.7 361 22.8 20.4-25.5 701 40.7 37.8-43.7
75+ 1,289 234 17.5 15.1-20.1 105 10.1 8.0-12.8 85 6.4 4.9- 8.2 283 23.2 20.2-26.5 582 42.8 39.4-46.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 956 168 16.7 14.0-19.8 70 7.6 5.8-10.1 43 4.4 3.0- 6.5 151 15.3 12.5-18.4 524 56.0 51.9-60.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,893 318 16.1 14.1-18.2 141 7.3 6.0- 8.8 113 5.8 4.5- 7.3 369 19.7 17.5-22.1 952 51.2 48.3-54.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,596 261 15.9 13.9-18.2 131 8.4 6.8-10.3 90 4.9 3.7- 6.5 313 18.3 16.0-20.8 801 52.6 49.4-55.7
College Graduate 1,426 241 17.7 15.3-20.4 109 7.4 5.9- 9.3 90 5.3 4.1- 6.7 289 19.2 16.8-21.8 697 50.3 47.1-53.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 867 136 15.4 12.6-18.8 63 6.8 5.0- 9.2 49 5.5 3.8- 8.0 167 18.5 15.3-22.2 452 53.7 49.3-58.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,063 192 16.6 14.1-19.5 70 7.3 5.5- 9.6 63 5.4 3.9- 7.3 222 21.2 18.1-24.7 516 49.5 45.6-53.4
$25,000- 34,999 633 96 14.0 11.1-17.5 49 6.8 4.9- 9.5 42 5.5 3.9- 7.8 116 19.2 15.4-23.6 330 54.5 49.4-59.4
$35,000- 49,999 761 135 18.7 15.5-22.5 66 8.6 6.4-11.5 46 5.5 3.7- 8.1 143 17.2 14.3-20.6 371 49.9 45.3-54.4
$50,000-74,999 678 128 19.5 16.1-23.3 58 8.2 6.1-10.9 43 6.7 4.5- 9.8 139 19.3 16.0-23.0 310 46.4 41.8-51.0
$75,000+ 801 142 17.1 14.2-20.4 54 6.5 4.8- 8.9 44 4.5 3.2- 6.2 147 17.0 14.0-20.4 414 54.9 50.7-59.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,675 468 17.2 15.5-19.1 216 8.0 6.8- 9.4 155 5.5 4.5- 6.8 547 20.5 18.6-22.6 1,289 48.8 46.3-51.3
No 3,113 509 16.1 14.6-17.8 234 7.5 6.5- 8.7 176 4.9 4.0- 5.9 562 17.2 15.7-18.9 1,632 54.2 52.0-56.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 89 16 19.2 9.9-33.8 6 9.5 3.7-22.5 5 2.8 1.1- 7.2 9 13.8 4.4-35.8 53 54.7 39.2-69.3
Non-Veteran 5,795 972 16.5 15.3-17.7 447 7.6 6.8- 8.5 332 5.2 4.6- 6.0 1,115 18.7 17.4-20.0 2,929 52.0 50.4-53.7

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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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