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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 266 73 27.2 21.7-33.5 33 10.4 7.2-14.9 52 19.1 14.5-24.7 19 6.8 4.0-11.4 89 36.5 30.0-43.5
GENDER
Male 86 29 34.1 24.2-45.6 9 7.0 3.4-13.7 19 18.3 11.6-27.8 4 3.5 1.1-10.4 25 37.1 26.0-49.9
Female 180 44 22.5 16.7-29.6 24 12.8 8.4-19.2 33 19.6 13.8-27.1 15 9.1 4.9-16.0 64 36.0 28.6-44.1
RACE
White 185 54 29.8 23.0-37.5 21 9.8 6.2-15.1 40 21.9 16.0-29.2 17 9.5 5.4-16.0 53 29.1 22.2-37.1
Other 81 19 22.1 13.7-33.4 12 11.8 6.4-20.9 12 13.4 7.4-23.0 2 1.4 0.3- 5.9 36 51.3 39.0-63.4
AGE
50+ 266 73 27.2 21.7-33.5 33 10.4 7.2-14.9 52 19.1 14.5-24.7 19 6.8 4.0-11.4 89 36.5 30.0-43.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 33 23.6 16.6-32.5 21 10.2 6.5-15.7 26 17.0 11.2-25.0 12 8.1 4.0-15.7 56 41.0 31.8-50.8
Some College + 118 40 31.6 23.5-40.9 12 10.7 5.9-18.7 26 21.6 14.8-30.3 7 5.2 2.3-11.3 33 30.9 22.4-40.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 148 35 23.5 16.6-32.0 19 10.7 6.6-16.9 27 17.3 11.8-24.7 10 5.2 2.6-10.3 57 43.2 34.0-52.9
$50,000+ 77 26 32.1 22.3-43.8 9 10.5 5.2-20.1 17 22.8 14.2-34.6 3 3.3 0.9-11.7 22 31.2 21.2-43.4

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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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