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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-WHITES

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
-WHITES 7,848 1,490 19.3 18.2-20.4 1,128 14.3 13.4-15.3 2,009 25.3 24.1-26.5 777 9.7 8.9-10.6 2,444 31.4 30.1-32.7
GENDER
Males 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
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 13 18.7 9.7-33.0 8 8.3 3.8-17.2 16 28.8 16.6-45.1 8 12.8 5.6-26.6 15 31.4 18.1-48.8
Non-Hispanic 7,769 1,473 19.3 18.2-20.4 1,119 14.4 13.5-15.4 1,989 25.2 24.0-26.5 768 9.7 8.9-10.6 2,420 31.3 30.0-32.7
AGE
50-54 1,214 201 17.7 15.1-20.6 131 10.4 8.5-12.6 194 16.8 14.2-19.7 86 7.1 5.4- 9.3 602 48.0 44.5-51.6
55-64 2,726 484 18.0 16.2-19.9 389 14.4 12.9-16.1 709 26.6 24.6-28.8 283 10.7 9.3-12.3 861 30.3 28.2-32.5
65-74 2,240 466 21.3 19.3-23.4 344 16.1 14.3-18.0 645 29.5 27.3-31.9 236 10.7 9.2-12.4 549 22.4 20.4-24.5
75+ 1,668 339 21.3 19.0-23.9 264 16.9 14.7-19.3 461 27.5 24.9-30.2 172 9.9 8.3-11.8 432 24.4 21.9-27.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,078 183 17.0 14.3-20.0 104 10.2 8.2-12.7 244 22.6 19.6-25.8 98 8.3 6.6-10.3 449 42.0 38.2-45.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,410 447 19.2 17.3-21.3 376 15.4 13.7-17.3 578 23.1 21.1-25.3 221 8.8 7.5-10.3 788 33.5 31.1-35.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,066 376 17.8 15.8-19.9 301 15.1 13.3-17.1 553 26.4 24.1-28.9 219 10.7 9.0-12.6 617 30.1 27.6-32.6
College Graduate 2,281 482 21.5 19.4-23.7 343 14.3 12.7-16.1 630 27.4 25.1-29.7 239 10.5 8.9-12.2 587 26.4 24.2-28.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 841 136 16.3 13.1-20.1 92 12.5 9.7-16.0 160 16.9 14.1-20.1 93 9.6 7.6-12.1 360 44.7 40.4-49.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,285 213 17.1 14.6-19.8 160 14.0 11.7-16.6 314 23.1 20.4-26.0 121 8.8 7.0-10.9 477 37.1 33.9-40.5
$25,000- 34,999 857 154 17.7 14.9-21.0 138 14.6 12.1-17.4 223 26.2 22.7-30.1 74 8.7 6.6-11.4 268 32.8 29.0-36.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,147 240 21.7 18.9-24.9 163 14.7 12.2-17.6 293 25.4 22.4-28.5 102 8.3 6.6-10.3 349 29.9 26.8-33.3
$50,000-74,999 1,102 229 20.2 17.6-23.2 175 14.7 12.4-17.3 317 28.4 25.3-31.7 107 10.0 7.9-12.6 274 26.7 23.5-30.1
$75,000+ 1,466 304 21.1 18.6-23.9 235 15.1 13.1-17.4 423 27.6 24.8-30.5 136 8.8 7.1-10.8 368 27.4 24.6-30.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,442 689 20.9 19.2-22.8 498 15.0 13.6-16.6 856 24.6 22.8-26.5 376 9.9 8.8-11.2 1,023 29.5 27.5-31.5
No 4,293 788 18.3 16.9-19.9 617 13.9 12.7-15.2 1,119 25.6 24.0-27.3 395 9.7 8.6-11.0 1,374 32.5 30.7-34.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,584 342 21.5 19.1-24.1 279 17.5 15.4-19.8 410 26.1 23.5-28.8 150 10.1 8.4-12.1 403 24.8 22.3-27.6
Non-Veteran 6,262 1,148 18.7 17.4-19.9 849 13.5 12.4-14.5 1,599 25.0 23.7-26.4 627 9.6 8.7-10.6 2,039 33.2 31.7-34.7

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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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