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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 218 36 16.2 11.2-22.7 25 12.9 8.4-19.4 57 23.2 17.6-29.9 27 10.1 6.4-15.6 73 37.7 30.3-45.7
GENDER
Male 70 13 18.4 10.1-31.3 7 12.6 5.8-25.0 16 18.8 10.9-30.4 6 8.0 3.2-18.7 28 42.3 29.6-56.0
Female 148 23 14.5 9.3-22.0 18 13.1 7.8-21.2 41 26.3 19.2-34.9 21 11.6 6.9-18.8 45 34.4 26.0-43.9
RACE
White 194 33 17.8 12.2-25.2 20 11.0 6.8-17.3 51 23.9 18.0-31.1 24 9.7 6.0-15.5 66 37.6 30.0-45.8
Other 24 3 7.7 2.3-22.8 5 22.8 8.6-48.0 6 19.4 7.3-42.4 3 12.0 3.4-34.5 7 38.2 17.9-63.8
AGE
50+ 218 36 16.2 11.2-22.7 25 12.9 8.4-19.4 57 23.2 17.6-29.9 27 10.1 6.4-15.6 73 37.7 30.3-45.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 11 12.5 6.2-23.7 12 11.3 6.1-20.0 24 23.0 14.9-33.9 13 11.8 6.0-21.9 33 41.4 29.8-54.0
Some College + 125 25 19.0 12.4-27.9 13 14.1 7.8-24.2 33 23.3 16.2-32.3 14 8.8 4.7-15.9 40 34.8 25.8-45.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 107 11 8.7 4.5-15.9 12 9.7 5.2-17.6 31 28.3 19.6-39.1 17 14.5 8.1-24.8 36 38.8 27.9-50.8
$50,000+ 76 20 26.6 16.6-39.8 11 16.1 8.5-28.5 14 14.9 8.4-25.3 5 4.7 1.9-11.2 26 37.6 26.3-50.4

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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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