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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 284 52 17.9 13.4-23.4 41 15.5 10.0-23.3 62 22.0 16.8-28.1 24 8.1 5.0-12.7 105 36.6 30.1-43.7
GENDER
Male 112 28 22.4 15.1-31.9 20 20.1 10.8-34.5 19 16.2 9.7-25.9 6 6.0 2.3-14.9 39 35.2 25.2-46.7
Female 172 24 13.3 8.6-19.9 21 10.8 6.9-16.6 43 27.7 20.7-36.0 18 10.2 6.2-16.3 66 38.0 30.3-46.5
RACE
White 241 44 19.1 14.1-25.3 39 15.3 11.1-20.6 53 23.0 17.6-29.3 21 8.5 5.4-13.1 84 34.2 28.0-41.1
Other 43 8 14.0 6.3-28.2 2 16.2 3.3-51.8 9 18.6 8.1-37.4 3 6.8 1.4-27.0 21 44.4 26.0-64.5
AGE
50+ 284 52 17.9 13.4-23.4 41 15.5 10.0-23.3 62 22.0 16.8-28.1 24 8.1 5.0-12.7 105 36.6 30.1-43.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 30 19.1 12.9-27.4 25 19.2 10.7-32.1 30 18.6 12.6-26.6 11 8.0 3.9-15.8 56 35.0 26.3-44.9
Some College + 132 22 16.3 10.5-24.2 16 10.7 6.4-17.3 32 26.3 18.2-36.2 13 8.2 4.6-14.2 49 38.7 29.4-48.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 172 32 19.7 13.8-27.5 24 13.6 9.0-20.1 37 21.3 15.2-29.1 14 8.3 4.3-15.5 65 37.1 28.9-46.0
$50,000+ 73 15 18.5 10.9-29.7 8 9.3 4.4-18.4 17 26.0 15.8-39.6 9 10.7 5.4-20.0 24 35.6 24.3-48.7

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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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