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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 204 29 13.3 8.8-19.6 29 13.3 8.9-19.4 48 19.3 14.2-25.6 10 4.9 2.3-10.0 88 49.3 41.2-57.4
GENDER
Male 74 9 12.8 6.4-23.9 11 12.9 6.7-23.5 13 13.5 7.7-22.8 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 40 59.4 46.6-71.1
Female 130 20 13.7 8.3-21.9 18 13.6 8.2-21.5 35 24.6 17.3-33.7 9 8.1 3.6-17.1 48 40.0 30.7-50.1
RACE
White 77 10 8.6 4.3-16.7 10 15.0 7.6-27.7 26 28.2 18.6-40.3 6 10.5 4.2-24.1 25 37.6 25.8-51.0
Other 126 19 15.7 9.6-24.7 18 12.1 7.2-19.4 22 14.8 9.5-22.5 4 2.0 0.6- 6.0 63 55.4 45.2-65.2
AGE
50+ 204 29 13.3 8.8-19.6 29 13.3 8.9-19.4 48 19.3 14.2-25.6 10 4.9 2.3-10.0 88 49.3 41.2-57.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 13 10.7 5.8-18.8 22 14.1 8.9-21.7 28 15.5 10.3-22.7 7 4.4 1.9- 9.8 65 55.3 45.3-64.8
Some College + 69 16 18.6 10.5-30.7 7 11.5 4.9-24.4 20 27.0 17.1-40.0 3 5.8 1.4-21.2 23 37.1 24.9-51.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 142 22 13.8 8.5-21.6 19 11.1 6.8-17.7 34 19.1 13.2-26.8 6 3.6 1.4- 8.8 61 52.3 42.6-61.9
$50,000+ 20 2 5.9 1.2-24.8 4 17.8 6.5-40.2 5 22.5 8.5-47.6 3 17.2 4.5-47.8 6 36.6 16.5-62.8

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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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