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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 7,580 1,389 18.9 17.6-20.2 1,029 13.5 12.5-14.6 2,075 25.4 24.1-26.7 922 11.4 10.5-12.4 2,165 30.8 29.3-32.4
-Alamance County 196 40 16.7 11.8-23.2 32 17.6 12.1-24.8 58 27.2 20.7-34.9 19 10.6 6.1-17.6 47 27.9 21.0-36.0
GENDER
Male 76 13 12.4 6.8-21.4 13 17.5 10.0-28.8 22 28.3 18.3-41.1 4 6.9 2.1-20.1 24 34.9 23.7-48.1
Female 120 27 21.1 13.8-30.8 19 17.7 10.6-27.9 36 26.1 18.8-35.1 15 14.2 8.0-24.0 23 20.9 13.8-30.4
RACE
White 167 35 17.3 12.0-24.4 28 18.8 12.6-27.0 51 26.9 20.0-35.1 16 10.9 6.0-19.2 37 26.0 18.9-34.7
Other 28 5 14.5 5.1-34.8 4 12.3 4.1-31.2 6 26.7 11.9-49.5 3 9.2 2.7-26.6 10 37.4 19.4-59.6
AGE
50+ 196 40 16.7 11.8-23.2 32 17.6 12.1-24.8 58 27.2 20.7-34.9 19 10.6 6.1-17.6 47 27.9 21.0-36.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 90 20 16.8 10.4-26.2 16 18.7 11.0-30.1 22 23.1 14.8-34.3 6 6.0 2.5-13.6 26 35.3 24.2-48.3
Some College + 106 20 16.7 10.2-26.1 16 16.7 9.8-26.9 36 30.4 21.4-41.2 13 14.1 7.3-25.4 21 22.2 14.5-32.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 106 20 13.3 8.1-21.0 14 13.2 7.4-22.4 31 29.0 20.0-40.0 14 13.0 7.1-22.8 27 31.5 21.9-43.0
$50,000+ 56 11 18.4 9.6-32.4 11 20.6 11.0-35.3 17 26.5 16.0-40.6 4 10.0 3.2-26.8 13 24.4 13.7-39.7

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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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