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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 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 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
AGE
50-54 469 47 9.5 6.8-13.2 27 5.6 3.5- 8.6 20 3.8 2.3- 6.3 51 11.8 8.5-16.2 324 69.3 63.9-74.2
55-64 1,102 189 16.9 14.4-19.8 107 9.5 7.6-11.8 56 4.4 3.2- 5.9 178 16.9 14.3-19.8 572 52.3 48.6-55.9
65-74 838 168 20.4 17.4-23.8 85 11.5 9.1-14.5 55 6.1 4.5- 8.1 168 20.7 17.7-24.2 362 41.2 37.4-45.2
75+ 566 138 24.7 20.8-29.2 50 9.0 6.6-12.3 33 6.2 4.2- 9.2 93 17.9 14.3-22.2 252 42.1 37.3-47.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 418 59 13.7 10.1-18.3 33 6.6 4.5- 9.6 23 5.6 3.4- 9.2 48 12.1 8.8-16.4 255 62.0 56.2-67.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 847 176 19.2 16.3-22.4 64 8.3 6.2-11.1 44 4.6 3.3- 6.4 111 12.9 10.4-16.0 452 55.0 50.8-59.1
Some Post-H.S. 690 136 18.4 15.2-22.1 78 9.8 7.6-12.5 33 4.3 2.9- 6.2 104 15.6 12.4-19.4 339 52.0 47.3-56.7
College Graduate 1,017 171 16.1 13.5-19.0 93 9.7 7.6-12.2 64 5.3 4.0- 7.1 226 21.8 18.8-25.1 463 47.1 43.3-50.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 240 32 12.4 8.1-18.5 11 4.5 2.4- 8.4 7 1.7 0.8- 3.8 25 11.7 7.5-17.9 165 69.6 62.1-76.2
$15,000- 24,999 449 95 21.3 17.0-26.4 39 8.7 5.9-12.5 24 5.0 3.1- 7.9 59 13.0 9.7-17.3 232 52.0 46.3-57.7
$25,000- 34,999 329 58 17.5 13.1-22.8 31 9.5 6.3-14.1 22 6.1 3.7- 9.9 46 14.7 10.6-20.0 172 52.2 45.7-58.6
$35,000- 49,999 483 105 21.0 17.0-25.5 31 5.8 3.8- 8.9 22 4.3 2.7- 6.6 88 18.4 14.6-22.8 237 50.6 45.1-56.0
$50,000-74,999 492 91 16.1 12.8-20.0 49 11.7 8.4-16.1 28 4.7 3.1- 7.0 88 16.8 13.3-20.9 236 50.7 45.4-56.0
$75,000+ 721 123 14.9 12.2-18.0 79 9.4 7.3-12.1 53 6.5 4.8- 8.8 138 18.5 15.3-22.3 328 50.6 46.1-55.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,290 265 19.2 16.7-21.9 120 9.9 8.0-12.2 69 4.8 3.7- 6.3 209 16.2 13.9-18.9 627 49.9 46.4-53.3
No 1,641 269 15.7 13.7-18.0 147 8.4 7.0-10.1 95 5.1 4.1- 6.5 275 17.1 14.9-19.5 855 53.6 50.6-56.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,509 367 23.0 20.6-25.7 151 10.3 8.5-12.3 97 5.9 4.7- 7.3 246 16.8 14.7-19.2 648 44.0 40.9-47.2
Non-Veteran 1,464 175 11.9 10.0-14.0 118 7.8 6.3- 9.7 67 4.1 3.1- 5.4 244 16.7 14.4-19.3 860 59.6 56.4-62.7

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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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