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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 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
-New Hanover County 248 38 14.8 10.6-20.2 17 6.9 4.1-11.4 13 4.2 2.3- 7.6 59 23.8 18.3-30.3 121 50.3 43.3-57.3
GENDER
Male 97 16 15.6 9.3-24.9 9 10.3 5.3-19.2 5 5.0 2.0-12.1 14 19.3 11.6-30.4 53 49.8 38.9-60.7
Female 151 22 14.1 9.2-21.2 8 4.0 1.9- 8.2 8 3.5 1.7- 7.4 45 27.6 20.6-36.0 68 50.7 41.8-59.6
RACE
White 217 35 15.6 11.1-21.5 14 6.8 3.8-11.7 13 4.9 2.7- 8.8 54 24.3 18.5-31.3 101 48.4 40.9-55.9
Other 29 3 10.4 3.0-30.2 2 6.9 1.7-24.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 17.8 6.3-41.1 20 64.8 43.5-81.5
AGE
50+ 248 38 14.8 10.6-20.2 17 6.9 4.1-11.4 13 4.2 2.3- 7.6 59 23.8 18.3-30.3 121 50.3 43.3-57.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 78 15 17.3 10.2-27.8 5 5.4 2.1-13.4 4 3.2 1.1- 9.0 13 18.6 10.6-30.5 41 55.6 43.3-67.2
Some College + 169 23 13.8 9.0-20.6 12 7.6 4.1-13.6 9 4.6 2.2- 9.4 46 26.1 19.4-34.1 79 47.9 39.5-56.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 113 15 12.3 7.3-20.2 8 7.9 3.6-16.1 7 4.2 1.9- 8.9 26 25.6 17.0-36.6 57 50.1 39.6-60.6
$50,000+ 96 17 16.5 10.1-25.9 3 3.4 1.0-11.0 6 5.5 2.3-12.8 26 23.7 16.0-33.6 44 50.9 39.9-61.7

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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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