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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 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
-WHITES 7,750 1,361 17.1 16.1-18.2 637 8.3 7.5- 9.1 454 5.2 4.7- 5.9 1,470 18.6 17.5-19.7 3,828 50.7 49.3-52.2
GENDER
Males 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
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 62 10 13.8 6.9-25.5 9 11.1 4.8-23.6 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 9 12.2 5.7-24.4 32 61.8 46.9-74.8
Non-Hispanic 7,667 1,349 17.2 16.2-18.2 628 8.3 7.5- 9.1 452 5.3 4.7- 5.9 1,459 18.7 17.6-19.8 3,779 50.6 49.2-52.0
AGE
50-54 1,206 122 10.3 8.3-12.6 51 4.4 3.1- 6.0 42 3.2 2.2- 4.6 155 12.5 10.3-15.1 836 69.7 66.3-72.8
55-64 2,690 450 16.8 15.1-18.6 233 8.6 7.4-10.0 162 5.6 4.6- 6.8 481 18.3 16.5-20.2 1,364 50.7 48.3-53.0
65-74 2,200 443 21.3 19.3-23.5 211 10.3 8.8-11.9 148 6.0 4.9- 7.2 486 22.3 20.3-24.5 912 40.1 37.7-42.6
75+ 1,654 346 21.0 18.7-23.5 142 9.9 8.1-12.0 102 6.1 4.8- 7.7 348 22.1 19.7-24.8 716 40.8 37.9-43.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,068 174 15.6 13.1-18.4 84 7.5 5.8- 9.6 50 5.0 3.5- 7.2 168 15.4 12.9-18.3 592 56.5 52.7-60.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,375 448 18.0 16.2-20.0 169 7.3 6.1- 8.8 144 5.3 4.3- 6.4 430 18.0 16.1-20.1 1,184 51.3 48.7-53.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,049 362 17.3 15.4-19.4 196 9.5 8.0-11.1 115 5.0 4.0- 6.3 383 17.7 15.8-19.9 993 50.5 47.8-53.3
College Graduate 2,244 377 16.9 15.0-18.9 185 8.5 7.1-10.0 144 5.5 4.5- 6.6 486 20.9 18.9-23.0 1,052 48.4 45.8-51.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 834 123 14.5 11.7-17.8 55 6.4 4.7- 8.7 39 3.7 2.6- 5.3 157 18.9 15.7-22.6 460 56.5 52.2-60.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,268 256 20.3 17.6-23.3 91 7.6 5.9- 9.7 77 5.6 4.3- 7.4 242 18.6 16.1-21.4 602 47.9 44.4-51.3
$25,000- 34,999 840 142 16.5 13.7-19.7 68 8.2 6.2-10.8 58 6.0 4.4- 8.1 144 17.7 14.7-21.2 428 51.6 47.4-55.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,136 220 20.4 17.6-23.4 87 7.2 5.6- 9.2 64 4.9 3.7- 6.7 219 18.8 16.2-21.6 546 48.7 45.1-52.3
$50,000-74,999 1,089 207 18.3 15.8-21.2 102 10.2 8.1-12.8 69 6.1 4.5- 8.1 215 18.2 15.7-21.0 496 47.3 43.6-50.9
$75,000+ 1,451 244 14.9 12.9-17.1 127 8.1 6.6- 9.9 95 5.7 4.5- 7.2 278 18.2 15.9-20.8 707 53.1 49.9-56.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,393 641 18.5 16.9-20.2 294 9.2 8.0-10.5 194 5.2 4.4- 6.2 678 19.9 18.2-21.6 1,586 47.3 45.1-49.5
No 4,241 706 16.3 15.0-17.7 338 7.7 6.8- 8.7 254 5.3 4.5- 6.1 773 17.8 16.4-19.3 2,170 52.9 51.0-54.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,581 381 22.8 20.4-25.4 155 10.2 8.5-12.1 102 5.8 4.6- 7.2 253 16.5 14.4-18.8 690 44.7 41.7-47.8
Non-Veteran 6,167 980 15.5 14.4-16.6 482 7.7 6.9- 8.6 352 5.1 4.5- 5.8 1,217 19.2 18.0-20.5 3,136 52.5 50.9-54.1

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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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