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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-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
-MALES 3,543 710 20.1 18.4-21.9 546 15.0 13.6-16.6 821 22.5 20.8-24.3 284 7.8 6.8- 9.0 1,182 34.5 32.5-36.6
RACE
White 2,994 594 19.9 18.2-21.8 474 15.4 13.9-17.0 715 23.9 22.1-25.9 260 9.0 7.7-10.4 951 31.7 29.7-33.8
African American 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
Other Minorities 153 25 12.2 7.4-19.3 15 11.7 5.7-22.4 29 15.0 9.5-22.7 5 2.5 0.9- 6.6 79 58.7 48.0-68.6
AGE
50-54 598 98 18.2 14.4-22.8 58 9.8 7.1-13.2 85 14.1 11.0-18.0 28 5.7 3.5- 8.9 329 52.2 47.0-57.3
55-64 1,344 257 19.0 16.4-21.8 210 15.3 13.1-17.8 322 24.2 21.4-27.2 114 8.8 7.1-10.9 441 32.7 29.6-36.0
65-74 969 228 23.5 20.5-26.9 162 18.0 15.2-21.2 262 28.1 24.8-31.7 80 7.9 6.2-10.2 237 22.4 19.4-25.6
75+ 632 127 20.9 17.1-25.1 116 18.9 15.3-23.1 152 23.8 19.9-28.2 62 8.8 6.6-11.7 175 27.6 23.2-32.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 552 87 16.2 12.8-20.3 62 11.0 8.4-14.5 99 17.2 13.7-21.3 39 6.2 4.4- 8.8 265 49.3 44.1-54.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,051 200 19.5 16.4-23.2 164 14.7 12.2-17.6 219 19.6 16.8-22.8 72 5.5 4.2- 7.3 396 40.6 36.5-44.7
Some Post-H.S. 805 160 19.2 16.0-23.0 135 18.2 14.9-22.0 193 22.6 19.2-26.5 63 7.9 5.7-10.8 254 32.1 28.0-36.4
College Graduate 1,131 262 22.7 19.8-26.0 183 14.8 12.5-17.4 310 27.3 24.1-30.7 110 10.5 8.4-13.2 266 24.6 21.5-28.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 327 41 13.5 9.2-19.4 34 11.2 7.4-16.4 48 13.4 9.6-18.5 20 4.4 2.7- 7.2 184 57.5 50.3-64.4
$15,000- 24,999 562 90 15.3 11.8-19.6 80 16.3 12.7-20.7 105 17.3 13.9-21.4 41 5.8 4.0- 8.4 246 45.2 39.6-51.0
$25,000- 34,999 416 81 18.1 14.2-22.6 74 16.9 13.1-21.5 85 21.0 16.4-26.5 32 7.2 4.7-10.8 144 36.9 31.2-42.9
$35,000- 49,999 576 132 22.0 18.0-26.5 82 14.2 10.9-18.4 143 22.2 18.5-26.4 43 6.3 4.4- 8.9 176 35.3 30.1-40.8
$50,000-74,999 552 124 22.4 18.3-27.2 92 15.3 11.8-19.6 139 24.7 20.5-29.3 49 8.9 6.4-12.3 148 28.7 24.1-33.8
$75,000+ 789 180 23.4 19.9-27.4 134 15.4 12.7-18.5 235 28.0 24.4-32.0 65 8.7 6.6-11.6 175 24.4 20.8-28.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,548 320 21.9 19.2-24.8 245 16.2 13.9-18.7 332 20.8 18.4-23.5 139 7.2 5.9- 8.8 512 33.9 30.8-37.2
No 1,925 381 19.2 17.0-21.5 293 14.3 12.5-16.2 474 23.9 21.6-26.4 142 8.3 6.8-10.2 635 34.3 31.6-37.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,709 380 21.6 19.3-24.1 298 17.7 15.5-20.2 436 25.2 22.7-27.9 150 9.2 7.6-11.0 445 26.3 23.6-29.1
Non-Veteran 1,830 330 18.9 16.5-21.5 248 12.9 11.1-14.9 385 20.4 18.1-22.8 134 6.8 5.4- 8.4 733 41.1 38.2-44.1

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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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