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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 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
-WHITE FEMALES 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
AGE
50-54 737 75 11.0 8.4-14.1 24 3.3 2.0- 5.2 22 2.6 1.5- 4.4 104 13.1 10.4-16.3 512 70.1 65.9-74.0
55-64 1,588 261 16.7 14.5-19.0 126 7.8 6.4- 9.5 106 6.7 5.3- 8.5 303 19.6 17.2-22.1 792 49.2 46.2-52.3
65-74 1,362 275 22.1 19.4-25.0 126 9.2 7.5-11.2 93 5.9 4.6- 7.5 318 23.6 20.9-26.5 550 39.2 36.1-42.5
75+ 1,088 208 18.7 16.1-21.7 92 10.4 8.1-13.3 69 6.1 4.6- 8.0 255 24.8 21.5-28.3 464 40.0 36.4-43.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 650 115 17.2 13.9-21.0 51 8.2 5.9-11.3 27 4.6 2.7- 7.5 120 18.2 14.7-22.2 337 51.9 46.9-56.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,528 272 17.2 15.0-19.7 105 6.6 5.3- 8.3 100 5.8 4.5- 7.3 319 21.8 19.2-24.6 732 48.6 45.4-51.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,359 226 16.6 14.3-19.0 118 9.2 7.4-11.4 82 5.5 4.1- 7.3 279 19.2 16.8-21.9 654 49.5 46.2-52.8
College Graduate 1,227 206 17.7 15.2-20.6 92 7.1 5.6- 9.0 80 5.6 4.3- 7.2 260 19.8 17.3-22.7 589 49.7 46.3-53.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 594 91 15.6 12.2-19.8 44 7.4 5.2-10.5 32 4.8 3.2- 7.2 132 22.7 18.6-27.5 295 49.5 44.3-54.6
$15,000- 24,999 819 161 19.5 16.4-23.2 52 6.8 4.9- 9.4 53 6.1 4.3- 8.6 183 22.7 19.3-26.5 370 44.8 40.6-49.1
$25,000- 34,999 511 84 15.7 12.3-19.7 37 7.0 4.8-10.3 36 5.8 4.0- 8.4 98 20.4 16.2-25.3 256 51.1 45.8-56.4
$35,000- 49,999 653 115 19.8 16.1-24.0 56 8.5 6.2-11.4 42 5.6 3.7- 8.3 131 19.2 15.9-23.0 309 47.0 42.3-51.7
$50,000-74,999 597 116 20.6 16.9-24.8 53 8.7 6.4-11.7 41 7.4 5.0-10.9 127 19.6 16.1-23.5 260 43.8 39.0-48.7
$75,000+ 730 121 14.9 12.2-18.0 48 6.4 4.6- 8.9 42 4.8 3.4- 6.8 140 17.9 14.7-21.6 379 56.1 51.7-60.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,103 376 17.9 15.9-20.1 174 8.6 7.1-10.3 125 5.5 4.4- 6.8 469 22.8 20.5-25.2 959 45.2 42.5-48.0
No 2,600 437 16.7 15.1-18.6 191 7.1 6.0- 8.3 159 5.4 4.4- 6.6 498 18.4 16.6-20.3 1,315 52.4 50.0-54.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 72 14 17.3 9.3-29.8 4 7.6 2.4-21.7 5 4.0 1.6-10.1 7 7.1 3.1-15.4 42 63.9 49.6-76.1
Non-Veteran 4,703 805 17.1 15.8-18.5 364 7.7 6.8- 8.7 285 5.5 4.8- 6.4 973 20.4 18.9-21.9 2,276 49.3 47.5-51.1

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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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