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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-WHITE MALES

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 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
AGE
50-54 474 74 17.7 13.7-22.5 52 10.5 7.7-14.2 70 15.8 12.0-20.6 27 7.5 4.7-11.8 251 48.5 42.9-54.0
55-64 1,117 209 18.2 15.6-21.2 175 15.3 12.9-18.0 273 25.5 22.5-28.8 99 9.6 7.6-12.0 361 31.4 28.2-34.7
65-74 844 194 23.4 20.2-26.9 142 17.8 15.0-21.1 232 28.4 25.0-32.1 77 9.1 7.0-11.6 199 21.3 18.3-24.7
75+ 559 117 22.6 18.6-27.1 105 19.7 15.9-24.0 140 25.8 21.6-30.4 57 9.7 7.2-12.9 140 22.3 18.6-26.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 410 64 17.3 13.2-22.4 47 12.2 9.0-16.5 77 18.9 14.7-24.0 31 6.7 4.6- 9.8 191 44.8 39.1-50.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 851 156 18.5 15.4-22.0 139 15.9 13.1-19.2 183 21.3 18.2-24.9 65 6.7 5.0- 9.0 308 37.6 33.5-41.8
Some Post-H.S. 698 130 18.0 14.7-21.8 120 17.6 14.4-21.2 169 24.1 20.2-28.4 61 9.5 6.8-13.0 218 30.9 26.7-35.5
College Graduate 1,032 243 23.0 20.0-26.4 167 14.6 12.3-17.3 286 27.5 24.2-30.9 103 11.1 8.8-14.0 233 23.7 20.6-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 233 25 12.3 7.4-20.0 22 11.3 7.0-17.8 37 14.9 10.2-21.2 17 5.5 3.3- 9.2 132 56.0 47.9-63.7
$15,000- 24,999 453 70 14.8 11.3-19.2 65 17.7 13.5-22.8 83 18.6 14.6-23.4 39 7.9 5.4-11.4 196 41.0 35.5-46.7
$25,000- 34,999 332 62 18.2 13.9-23.3 59 16.1 12.3-20.8 74 24.3 18.9-30.7 25 7.4 4.5-12.0 112 34.0 28.1-40.5
$35,000- 49,999 488 110 21.6 17.5-26.4 75 15.8 12.1-20.4 126 24.7 20.5-29.5 39 7.0 4.9-10.1 138 30.8 26.0-36.1
$50,000-74,999 499 110 21.0 17.1-25.5 85 15.3 12.0-19.3 127 25.4 21.1-30.3 47 9.3 6.7-12.8 130 28.9 24.1-34.2
$75,000+ 730 167 22.9 19.3-27.0 125 15.4 12.7-18.7 215 28.2 24.3-32.4 62 9.4 7.0-12.5 161 24.1 20.3-28.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,291 265 21.7 19.0-24.7 202 15.9 13.6-18.5 281 22.2 19.5-25.2 130 8.6 7.0-10.6 413 31.5 28.4-34.8
No 1,658 323 18.9 16.7-21.4 267 15.1 13.2-17.3 422 25.1 22.7-27.8 128 9.3 7.5-11.4 518 31.5 28.7-34.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,512 325 21.7 19.2-24.4 269 17.5 15.3-19.9 396 26.5 23.8-29.3 144 10.3 8.5-12.4 378 24.1 21.5-26.8
Non-Veteran 1,480 269 18.4 16.0-21.0 205 13.5 11.5-15.8 319 21.7 19.1-24.5 116 7.8 6.1-10.0 571 38.6 35.5-41.7

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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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