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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 208 49 24.6 18.3-32.1 30 15.7 10.7-22.3 49 24.9 18.5-32.7 22 9.5 6.1-14.5 58 25.3 19.4-32.3
GENDER
Male 85 19 25.6 16.1-38.1 17 21.4 13.1-33.1 20 25.7 16.0-38.5 11 11.0 5.9-19.7 18 16.3 10.0-25.6
Female 123 30 23.7 16.3-33.1 13 10.4 5.9-17.8 29 24.3 16.5-34.2 11 8.2 4.4-14.8 40 33.5 24.7-43.7
RACE
White 164 35 23.1 16.2-31.9 23 14.5 9.4-21.6 40 25.7 18.5-34.7 20 11.6 7.3-18.0 46 25.0 18.6-32.8
Other 43 14 29.5 17.0-46.1 7 19.7 9.0-37.8 9 23.0 11.3-41.3 2 3.4 0.8-12.9 11 24.4 12.6-41.9
AGE
50+ 208 49 24.6 18.3-32.1 30 15.7 10.7-22.3 49 24.9 18.5-32.7 22 9.5 6.1-14.5 58 25.3 19.4-32.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 21 20.3 12.5-31.4 15 17.1 9.8-28.0 22 25.0 15.7-37.4 7 6.7 3.1-14.1 32 30.9 21.5-42.2
Some College + 111 28 28.2 19.5-39.0 15 14.5 8.6-23.4 27 24.9 16.7-35.4 15 12.0 7.0-19.8 26 20.5 13.6-29.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 105 21 22.0 13.6-33.7 15 16.7 9.5-27.6 24 24.5 15.8-35.8 11 8.5 4.6-15.2 34 28.3 19.9-38.5
$50,000+ 68 16 25.2 15.4-38.4 10 14.7 7.8-25.9 19 30.0 18.7-44.3 9 12.6 6.3-23.6 14 17.5 10.1-28.5

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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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