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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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
-New Hanover County 246 41 16.5 12.0-22.3 37 12.9 9.2-17.8 81 33.5 27.1-40.5 21 8.4 5.2-13.3 66 28.7 22.6-35.7
GENDER
Male 95 22 21.0 13.6-30.9 12 10.6 5.9-18.3 23 28.2 19.0-39.6 7 6.9 3.0-15.2 31 33.4 23.5-44.9
Female 151 19 12.7 7.8-20.0 25 14.8 9.8-21.8 58 37.9 29.6-47.0 14 9.7 5.4-16.7 35 24.8 17.7-33.6
RACE
White 216 36 16.1 11.4-22.3 35 14.2 10.0-19.6 73 34.0 27.2-41.5 20 9.1 5.5-14.6 52 26.6 20.2-34.1
Other 28 5 19.4 7.9-40.4 1 4.3 0.6-25.2 7 28.2 12.9-51.0 1 4.3 0.6-25.2 14 43.7 25.4-64.0
AGE
50+ 246 41 16.5 12.0-22.3 37 12.9 9.2-17.8 81 33.5 27.1-40.5 21 8.4 5.2-13.3 66 28.7 22.6-35.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 75 15 21.4 12.8-33.5 11 11.2 5.9-20.1 26 33.0 22.4-45.6 5 8.0 3.3-18.4 18 26.4 16.4-39.6
Some College + 170 26 14.5 9.6-21.4 26 13.7 9.2-19.9 54 33.5 25.8-42.1 16 8.6 4.8-14.8 48 29.8 22.4-38.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 113 18 15.3 9.2-24.3 17 11.2 6.7-18.0 32 30.2 21.1-41.1 7 6.0 2.5-13.4 39 37.4 27.7-48.2
$50,000+ 96 16 16.2 9.7-25.7 14 13.8 8.1-22.3 38 39.3 29.1-50.5 8 7.5 3.4-15.7 20 23.3 14.8-34.7

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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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