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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 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
-Orange County 225 34 15.5 10.9-21.5 17 7.0 4.1-11.5 13 5.4 3.0- 9.5 50 21.8 16.5-28.3 111 50.3 43.0-57.6
GENDER
Male 90 14 16.0 9.3-26.2 7 7.0 3.2-14.7 5 4.3 1.7-10.4 19 20.2 12.7-30.6 45 52.5 41.3-63.5
Female 135 20 15.1 9.6-22.9 10 7.0 3.5-13.6 8 6.3 3.0-13.0 31 23.2 16.2-32.0 66 48.3 39.0-57.9
RACE
White 191 31 17.1 11.9-23.9 15 7.6 4.4-12.9 13 6.5 3.7-11.5 46 24.4 18.3-31.7 86 44.4 36.8-52.4
Other 34 3 8.2 2.4-24.2 2 4.1 0.9-16.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 9.8 3.2-26.6 25 77.9 60.0-89.2
AGE
50+ 225 34 15.5 10.9-21.5 17 7.0 4.1-11.5 13 5.4 3.0- 9.5 50 21.8 16.5-28.3 111 50.3 43.0-57.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 8 10.6 5.1-20.6 6 10.4 4.2-23.5 2 3.9 1.0-14.5 12 17.9 10.0-30.1 31 57.2 43.3-70.0
Some College + 166 26 17.3 11.7-24.9 11 5.7 3.1-10.5 11 5.9 3.1-11.0 38 23.2 16.8-31.2 80 47.8 39.3-56.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 89 14 16.7 9.7-27.3 7 8.7 3.8-18.7 0 0.0 . - . 19 17.7 11.1-27.2 49 56.8 45.1-67.8
$50,000+ 109 13 12.3 6.9-21.0 8 6.5 3.1-13.1 11 7.7 4.1-13.9 26 25.3 17.3-35.5 51 48.2 37.9-58.7

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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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