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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 295 66 22.4 17.4-28.3 36 12.4 8.7-17.3 88 28.6 23.2-34.8 31 10.4 7.2-14.9 74 26.2 20.8-32.4
GENDER
Male 118 34 28.6 20.5-38.4 14 12.6 7.1-21.3 33 25.1 17.6-34.6 10 8.9 4.7-16.3 27 24.7 16.8-34.7
Female 177 32 16.8 11.4-24.0 22 12.1 7.8-18.3 55 31.8 24.4-40.1 21 11.8 7.4-18.1 47 27.6 20.7-35.7
RACE
White 241 60 25.7 19.9-32.4 31 12.3 8.5-17.4 70 28.2 22.3-35.0 25 11.5 7.6-17.0 55 22.3 17.2-28.5
Other 54 6 11.5 4.5-26.3 5 12.7 5.0-28.6 18 30.0 18.3-45.0 6 6.8 2.9-15.2 19 39.1 25.0-55.2
AGE
50+ 295 66 22.4 17.4-28.3 36 12.4 8.7-17.3 88 28.6 23.2-34.8 31 10.4 7.2-14.9 74 26.2 20.8-32.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 14 21.0 12.0-34.2 5 9.8 4.1-21.8 22 35.1 23.1-49.4 5 7.2 2.9-17.0 16 26.8 16.4-40.7
Some College + 232 52 22.8 17.2-29.6 30 12.8 8.6-18.6 66 26.9 21.0-33.8 26 11.3 7.5-16.7 58 26.1 20.0-33.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 116 19 15.8 9.4-25.5 18 16.2 10.0-25.2 37 28.5 20.1-38.7 11 7.4 3.9-13.4 31 32.1 22.4-43.7
$50,000+ 147 39 25.4 18.5-33.8 17 12.0 7.1-19.7 42 29.1 21.6-37.9 14 10.0 5.8-16.6 35 23.5 16.9-31.7

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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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