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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 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
AGE
50-54 740 127 17.7 14.5-21.5 79 10.3 7.9-13.2 124 17.7 14.4-21.5 59 6.7 4.9- 9.1 351 47.6 43.2-52.1
55-64 1,609 275 17.7 15.5-20.2 214 13.6 11.7-15.9 436 27.6 25.0-30.4 184 11.6 9.8-13.8 500 29.3 26.6-32.2
65-74 1,396 272 19.6 17.1-22.3 202 14.6 12.5-17.1 413 30.4 27.6-33.5 159 12.0 10.0-14.4 350 23.3 20.7-26.1
75+ 1,109 222 20.6 17.7-23.7 159 15.2 12.7-18.2 321 28.6 25.4-32.0 115 10.0 8.1-12.4 292 25.6 22.5-29.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 668 119 16.7 13.5-20.5 57 8.6 6.3-11.6 167 25.5 21.6-29.8 67 9.5 7.1-12.5 258 39.7 34.8-44.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,559 291 19.7 17.3-22.4 237 15.0 12.9-17.4 395 24.4 21.8-27.2 156 10.3 8.5-12.4 480 30.5 27.7-33.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,368 246 17.6 15.3-20.2 181 13.4 11.3-15.8 384 28.0 25.2-31.1 158 11.5 9.5-13.8 399 29.5 26.5-32.6
College Graduate 1,249 239 19.8 17.1-22.8 176 13.9 11.7-16.4 344 27.3 24.3-30.4 136 9.7 7.9-11.9 354 29.3 26.3-32.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 608 111 18.4 14.5-23.0 70 13.1 9.7-17.5 123 18.0 14.7-21.9 76 11.7 9.0-15.1 228 38.8 34.0-43.9
$15,000- 24,999 832 143 18.7 15.5-22.4 95 11.2 8.9-14.1 231 26.3 22.9-30.0 82 9.4 7.2-12.3 281 34.3 30.4-38.5
$25,000- 34,999 525 92 17.4 13.8-21.7 79 13.3 10.3-16.9 149 27.8 23.4-32.7 49 9.8 7.1-13.3 156 31.8 26.9-37.1
$35,000- 49,999 659 130 21.8 18.0-26.2 88 13.7 10.7-17.4 167 26.0 22.1-30.3 63 9.4 7.1-12.5 211 29.1 25.1-33.4
$50,000-74,999 603 119 19.4 15.9-23.5 90 14.1 11.3-17.5 190 31.4 27.1-36.0 60 10.7 7.7-14.7 144 24.4 20.4-28.8
$75,000+ 736 137 18.9 15.7-22.5 110 14.7 11.9-18.2 208 26.8 23.1-30.9 74 8.0 6.1-10.4 207 31.6 27.5-36.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,151 424 20.3 18.2-22.6 296 14.4 12.6-16.4 575 26.5 24.2-29.0 246 10.9 9.4-12.7 610 27.8 25.4-30.4
No 2,635 465 17.8 16.1-19.7 350 12.8 11.3-14.4 697 26.0 24.0-28.1 267 10.1 8.7-11.6 856 33.3 31.1-35.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 72 17 16.6 9.1-28.3 10 17.4 8.8-31.7 14 16.4 8.9-28.3 6 4.9 2.0-11.4 25 44.7 30.5-59.8
Non-Veteran 4,782 879 18.8 17.4-20.2 644 13.4 12.3-14.7 1,280 26.5 25.0-28.1 511 10.4 9.4-11.6 1,468 30.9 29.2-32.6

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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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