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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 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
-Wake County 298 46 15.0 11.0-20.1 27 7.5 5.0-11.1 10 3.3 1.7- 6.4 54 16.9 12.8-22.0 161 57.3 50.9-63.5
GENDER
Male 119 25 21.0 14.0-30.2 11 6.8 3.5-12.7 4 2.3 0.9- 6.2 20 15.2 9.6-23.0 59 54.7 44.8-64.3
Female 179 21 9.5 6.0-14.8 16 8.0 4.8-13.2 6 4.2 1.7- 9.8 34 18.5 13.0-25.8 102 59.7 51.5-67.4
RACE
White 243 36 13.9 9.7-19.5 24 8.6 5.6-13.0 6 2.7 1.1- 6.4 48 18.9 14.2-24.8 129 55.9 48.9-62.7
Other 55 10 18.5 9.7-32.4 3 3.8 1.1-12.0 4 5.4 1.9-14.3 6 10.3 4.0-24.0 32 62.0 46.9-75.1
AGE
50+ 298 46 15.0 11.0-20.1 27 7.5 5.0-11.1 10 3.3 1.7- 6.4 54 16.9 12.8-22.0 161 57.3 50.9-63.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 11 17.0 8.8-30.3 9 11.1 5.5-21.0 3 5.2 1.7-15.2 12 16.8 9.2-28.5 29 50.0 36.6-63.3
Some College + 233 35 14.5 10.2-20.2 18 6.5 3.9-10.6 7 2.8 1.2- 6.4 41 16.8 12.2-22.7 132 59.5 52.2-66.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 119 20 18.5 11.7-28.1 10 6.6 3.4-12.5 5 4.0 1.6- 9.7 22 17.8 11.2-27.1 62 53.1 42.6-63.4
$50,000+ 147 22 11.7 7.5-17.9 12 7.5 4.1-13.3 5 3.5 1.3- 9.0 23 15.0 9.9-22.1 85 62.2 53.5-70.2

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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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