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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 183 34 19.1 13.6-26.2 27 14.7 9.8-21.4 44 21.9 16.1-29.1 20 8.5 5.4-13.2 58 35.7 27.6-44.8
GENDER
Male 64 13 21.3 12.2-34.5 8 13.2 6.3-25.6 19 25.5 15.8-38.5 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6 22 38.2 24.6-54.0
Female 119 21 17.6 11.4-26.1 19 15.7 9.7-24.4 25 19.4 12.9-28.1 18 13.3 8.3-20.7 36 34.0 24.5-45.0
RACE
White 174 32 19.9 14.1-27.2 25 14.6 9.7-21.6 43 23.3 17.2-30.8 20 9.2 5.8-14.2 54 33.0 25.4-41.6
Other 8 2 17.8 3.5-55.9 2 29.8 7.0-70.4 1 5.7 0.7-34.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 46.7 14.2-82.2
AGE
50+ 183 34 19.1 13.6-26.2 27 14.7 9.8-21.4 44 21.9 16.1-29.1 20 8.5 5.4-13.2 58 35.7 27.6-44.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 66 9 14.0 7.1-25.8 9 11.8 5.6-23.2 13 19.4 11.0-32.0 9 11.0 5.5-20.7 26 43.7 30.3-58.1
Some College + 117 25 22.0 14.7-31.4 18 16.3 10.1-25.4 31 23.3 16.0-32.5 11 7.2 3.9-12.9 32 31.3 21.4-43.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 103 13 11.9 6.7-20.3 14 12.4 7.2-20.5 25 23.8 15.8-34.0 14 11.3 6.5-18.8 37 40.6 29.9-52.3
$50,000+ 52 12 23.8 13.4-38.7 8 16.5 7.8-31.5 14 20.7 11.6-34.3 5 6.9 2.8-16.1 13 32.1 17.7-51.0

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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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