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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 230 45 18.3 13.5-24.4 35 14.2 10.0-19.8 58 23.5 18.1-30.0 20 6.9 4.3-10.7 72 37.1 30.1-44.6
GENDER
Male 94 21 18.2 11.6-27.4 10 8.9 4.5-16.6 27 29.2 20.3-40.1 7 5.9 2.8-12.0 29 37.9 27.5-49.5
Female 136 24 18.5 12.2-27.1 25 18.9 12.5-27.5 31 18.5 12.7-26.0 13 7.8 4.3-13.5 43 36.4 27.5-46.3
RACE
White 197 37 17.2 12.3-23.6 33 16.2 11.3-22.6 53 25.7 19.6-32.9 17 7.0 4.3-11.4 57 33.9 26.7-41.9
Other 33 8 24.0 11.6-43.1 2 4.0 0.9-16.6 5 12.7 4.7-29.9 3 6.1 1.8-18.6 15 53.2 34.3-71.3
AGE
50+ 230 45 18.3 13.5-24.4 35 14.2 10.0-19.8 58 23.5 18.1-30.0 20 6.9 4.3-10.7 72 37.1 30.1-44.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 14 21.7 12.5-34.9 11 19.4 10.5-32.9 8 13.8 6.7-26.2 4 5.6 1.9-15.3 22 39.6 26.8-53.9
Some College + 171 31 17.2 11.9-24.2 24 12.3 8.0-18.5 50 27.0 20.4-34.9 16 7.3 4.4-12.0 50 36.2 28.2-45.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 88 22 26.8 17.6-38.7 14 14.7 8.3-24.6 17 16.6 10.1-26.3 6 6.4 2.7-14.1 29 35.5 24.9-47.8
$50,000+ 113 17 11.9 7.2-18.9 19 15.2 9.4-23.7 34 27.9 19.8-37.7 10 6.9 3.6-12.7 33 38.2 28.3-49.1

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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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