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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 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
-Rowan County 292 51 15.8 11.6-21.3 31 11.0 7.6-15.7 13 3.6 2.0- 6.4 51 14.6 10.8-19.6 146 55.0 48.0-61.8
GENDER
Male 114 26 19.6 12.5-29.2 16 14.3 8.6-22.7 4 2.8 1.0- 7.6 10 6.4 3.2-12.3 58 57.0 45.7-67.5
Female 178 25 12.2 7.9-18.3 15 7.8 4.5-13.2 9 4.3 2.1- 8.6 41 22.8 16.5-30.6 88 53.0 44.8-61.0
RACE
White 248 42 15.3 11.1-20.6 26 12.0 8.1-17.4 13 4.6 2.6- 8.2 46 16.1 11.9-21.5 121 51.9 45.2-58.7
Other 44 9 17.7 7.7-35.8 5 7.7 2.7-19.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.7 3.2-25.6 25 64.9 45.6-80.4
AGE
50+ 292 51 15.8 11.6-21.3 31 11.0 7.6-15.7 13 3.6 2.0- 6.4 51 14.6 10.8-19.6 146 55.0 48.0-61.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 29 15.6 10.4-22.7 12 7.5 4.1-13.6 9 4.2 2.0- 8.4 29 15.3 10.0-22.7 77 57.4 47.6-66.6
Some College + 136 22 16.1 9.8-25.4 19 15.4 9.7-23.6 4 2.8 1.0- 7.7 22 13.8 8.9-20.9 69 51.9 42.2-61.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 33 16.7 11.6-23.5 19 12.1 7.5-18.9 10 4.5 2.3- 8.7 30 13.4 9.1-19.5 86 53.2 44.7-61.6
$50,000+ 74 16 21.4 12.2-34.9 7 8.6 4.0-17.5 2 2.9 0.7-11.1 11 13.8 7.6-23.9 38 53.3 40.6-65.6

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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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