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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 230 53 25.3 19.3-32.4 42 18.5 13.3-25.1 60 24.7 19.0-31.5 19 6.9 4.3-10.9 56 24.7 18.8-31.6
GENDER
Male 70 17 26.8 16.7-40.0 14 17.0 9.3-28.8 18 26.0 16.0-39.3 8 8.7 4.2-17.1 13 21.5 12.1-35.3
Female 160 36 24.4 17.5-32.9 28 19.4 13.0-28.0 42 23.9 17.6-31.6 11 5.8 3.1-10.6 43 26.6 19.7-34.8
RACE
White 170 35 23.1 16.5-31.3 28 14.6 9.9-21.1 50 29.3 22.1-37.6 17 8.8 5.4-14.1 40 24.1 17.6-32.2
Other 59 18 31.5 19.6-46.6 14 29.2 16.7-46.0 10 12.3 6.4-22.3 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 16 26.3 15.3-41.4
AGE
50+ 230 53 25.3 19.3-32.4 42 18.5 13.3-25.1 60 24.7 19.0-31.5 19 6.9 4.3-10.9 56 24.7 18.8-31.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 19 22.7 14.2-34.3 21 19.3 11.5-30.6 21 18.1 11.5-27.3 11 9.8 5.3-17.5 31 30.1 20.8-41.5
Some College + 127 34 27.4 19.7-36.7 21 17.8 11.5-26.4 39 30.2 22.0-39.9 8 4.5 2.1- 9.0 25 20.2 13.4-29.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 122 28 28.0 19.2-38.8 22 18.0 10.9-28.2 27 18.3 12.1-26.7 9 6.5 3.2-12.6 36 29.2 20.6-39.6
$50,000+ 83 18 21.4 13.4-32.3 14 17.5 10.3-28.1 26 32.5 22.3-44.5 9 8.6 4.4-16.3 16 20.1 12.2-31.1

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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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