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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 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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 2,975 542 17.2 15.6-18.9 269 9.0 7.8-10.3 164 4.9 4.1- 5.9 490 16.7 15.1-18.5 1,510 52.2 49.9-54.4
African American 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
Other Minorities 155 17 8.1 4.4-14.5 6 2.8 1.2- 6.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 15 7.3 3.8-13.7 115 80.9 72.7-87.1
AGE
50-54 595 57 9.9 7.0-13.9 34 5.4 3.6- 8.0 21 3.2 1.9- 5.1 58 9.4 6.9-12.8 425 72.1 67.2-76.5
55-64 1,329 232 16.9 14.6-19.5 125 9.4 7.6-11.6 63 4.1 3.1- 5.4 202 15.2 13.0-17.7 707 54.3 51.0-57.7
65-74 963 194 20.1 17.3-23.3 96 10.5 8.5-13.1 65 6.7 5.0- 8.8 178 18.7 15.9-21.8 430 44.0 40.2-47.8
75+ 647 159 25.5 21.3-30.1 54 7.9 5.8-10.6 35 5.5 3.7- 8.1 101 16.8 13.3-21.1 298 44.3 39.5-49.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 569 86 13.0 10.2-16.5 40 5.7 4.0- 8.0 30 5.3 3.4- 8.2 57 9.8 7.3-13.0 356 66.2 61.4-70.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,047 209 18.9 15.9-22.3 83 8.6 6.6-11.2 49 4.0 2.9- 5.5 128 11.6 9.3-14.3 578 56.9 52.8-60.8
Some Post-H.S. 797 161 19.0 15.8-22.6 85 8.9 7.0-11.3 34 3.6 2.5- 5.3 119 15.1 12.2-18.6 398 53.4 48.9-57.8
College Graduate 1,115 185 16.0 13.6-18.8 100 9.1 7.3-11.4 71 5.7 4.3- 7.4 234 19.6 16.9-22.6 525 49.6 45.9-53.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 338 45 11.1 7.7-15.8 17 4.5 2.6- 7.5 7 1.0 0.4- 2.2 32 10.3 6.9-15.2 237 73.1 66.8-78.5
$15,000- 24,999 562 126 24.4 19.4-30.1 48 7.7 5.4-10.7 27 4.1 2.7- 6.4 66 11.2 8.1-15.3 295 52.6 47.0-58.2
$25,000- 34,999 411 74 17.4 13.5-22.2 36 8.9 6.0-13.2 28 6.3 4.0- 9.8 56 14.2 10.5-18.9 217 53.1 47.1-59.0
$35,000- 49,999 571 118 19.1 15.6-23.3 39 6.1 4.2- 8.7 23 3.6 2.3- 5.6 95 15.4 12.3-19.1 296 55.8 50.6-60.9
$50,000-74,999 545 98 16.2 12.7-20.5 52 10.5 7.6-14.3 32 5.5 3.7- 8.3 93 15.7 12.4-19.6 270 52.1 46.7-57.3
$75,000+ 779 137 15.6 13.0-18.7 84 10.0 7.7-12.8 56 6.3 4.7- 8.5 145 17.5 14.5-20.9 357 50.6 46.3-55.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,556 319 19.1 16.7-21.8 139 9.0 7.3-10.9 75 4.1 3.1- 5.4 224 13.5 11.6-15.7 799 54.3 51.0-57.5
No 1,909 313 15.8 13.9-18.0 165 8.0 6.7- 9.6 108 5.1 4.1- 6.4 307 15.8 13.9-18.0 1,016 55.2 52.3-58.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,708 414 22.8 20.5-25.4 169 10.0 8.4-11.9 106 5.9 4.7- 7.3 268 15.7 13.6-17.9 751 45.6 42.6-48.7
Non-Veteran 1,822 227 12.5 10.6-14.7 140 7.2 5.8- 8.8 78 3.7 2.8- 4.8 271 14.1 12.2-16.2 1,106 62.6 59.6-65.4

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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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