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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 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
-Union County 210 20 8.1 4.9-13.1 19 10.2 6.2-16.2 23 8.2 5.3-12.5 49 23.2 17.0-30.8 99 50.3 42.3-58.2
GENDER
Male 66 7 10.0 4.4-21.1 10 15.7 8.1-28.3 5 5.8 2.3-14.1 11 17.2 8.8-30.8 33 51.3 37.5-64.8
Female 144 13 6.8 3.8-11.9 9 6.3 3.2-12.2 18 9.8 6.1-15.6 38 27.4 19.5-37.1 66 49.6 40.3-58.9
RACE
White 187 18 8.4 5.0-14.0 19 12.1 7.4-19.0 21 8.6 5.5-13.4 42 21.3 15.1-29.1 87 49.6 41.3-57.9
Other 23 2 6.6 1.5-24.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.7 1.2-22.4 7 33.8 15.4-58.8 12 54.0 30.7-75.7
AGE
50+ 210 20 8.1 4.9-13.1 19 10.2 6.2-16.2 23 8.2 5.3-12.5 49 23.2 17.0-30.8 99 50.3 42.3-58.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 12 10.4 5.6-18.6 8 10.5 5.1-20.6 10 8.1 4.1-15.4 17 14.4 8.4-23.6 42 56.6 44.4-68.0
Some College + 121 8 6.5 2.9-14.0 11 9.9 5.1-18.5 13 8.2 4.6-14.3 32 29.6 20.5-40.6 57 45.7 35.7-56.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 102 11 7.7 4.0-14.1 8 8.8 4.2-17.3 13 9.6 5.3-16.9 26 23.1 14.8-34.0 44 50.9 39.3-62.4
$50,000+ 73 7 10.7 4.8-21.9 10 14.5 7.3-26.8 8 8.2 4.0-16.0 14 19.3 10.9-31.9 34 47.3 34.9-60.1

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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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