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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 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
-Wayne County 271 22 8.6 5.5-13.1 15 4.7 2.7- 8.1 13 3.9 2.2- 6.8 39 12.9 9.2-17.9 182 69.9 63.6-75.5
GENDER
Male 87 10 11.0 5.8-20.0 7 7.1 3.2-14.9 4 3.4 1.2- 9.5 11 9.6 5.2-17.1 55 68.9 57.9-78.0
Female 184 12 7.0 3.8-12.3 8 3.1 1.5- 6.4 9 4.2 2.2- 8.0 28 15.2 10.1-22.2 127 70.5 62.8-77.3
RACE
White 188 13 7.2 4.0-12.5 14 6.2 3.5-10.7 9 4.2 2.1- 8.3 33 16.3 11.3-23.0 119 66.1 58.3-73.1
Other 83 9 11.4 5.8-21.2 1 1.9 0.3-12.1 4 3.2 1.2- 8.4 6 6.2 2.6-14.0 63 77.3 66.3-85.6
AGE
50+ 271 22 8.6 5.5-13.1 15 4.7 2.7- 8.1 13 3.9 2.2- 6.8 39 12.9 9.2-17.9 182 69.9 63.6-75.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 13 9.4 5.2-16.2 7 2.9 1.3- 6.4 6 3.0 1.3- 6.8 19 11.0 6.5-18.2 106 73.7 65.1-80.8
Some College + 120 9 7.6 3.9-14.4 8 7.0 3.4-13.9 7 5.0 2.3-10.5 20 15.2 9.8-23.0 76 65.1 55.7-73.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 11 7.9 4.2-14.4 10 5.1 2.6- 9.9 6 3.4 1.5- 7.5 20 10.9 6.8-17.0 107 72.6 64.4-79.6
$50,000+ 76 8 9.9 4.8-19.1 3 3.4 1.1-10.6 5 5.1 2.0-12.4 13 16.0 8.8-27.3 47 65.6 53.6-75.9

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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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