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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 1,896 393 20.9 18.1-24.0 267 14.0 11.7-16.5 516 24.2 21.5-27.1 183 10.2 8.3-12.4 537 30.8 27.6-34.1
GENDER
Male 643 141 23.0 18.4-28.4 89 14.4 10.8-18.9 159 22.1 17.9-26.9 58 8.4 5.9-11.8 196 32.2 27.1-37.7
Female 1,253 252 19.1 16.0-22.6 178 13.6 11.0-16.7 357 26.0 22.7-29.6 125 11.7 9.2-14.8 341 29.6 25.9-33.6
RACE
White 1,327 253 18.7 15.6-22.3 188 14.8 12.1-18.0 387 25.9 22.7-29.5 137 11.1 8.8-13.9 362 29.5 25.8-33.4
African American 443 114 27.3 21.2-34.4 64 12.3 8.4-17.7 106 21.1 16.0-27.4 35 7.7 4.8-12.0 124 31.6 25.2-38.7
Other Minorities 115 25 22.6 13.2-35.8 13 9.9 4.2-21.5 22 14.1 8.2-23.3 11 11.4 6.0-20.7 44 42.0 30.0-55.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 4 5.6 1.5-18.9 5 9.0 3.1-23.1 5 6.8 2.0-20.5 3 4.9 1.3-16.2 15 73.7 53.3-87.4
Non-Hispanic 1,861 386 21.0 18.2-24.1 262 14.1 11.8-16.7 511 24.6 21.9-27.6 180 10.3 8.4-12.6 522 29.9 26.8-33.2
AGE
50-54 307 66 23.4 17.0-31.3 28 10.0 5.9-16.3 44 12.3 8.2-18.2 19 6.3 3.3-11.8 150 48.0 39.9-56.2
55-64 669 134 20.0 15.6-25.3 83 14.1 10.3-19.1 198 25.3 20.8-30.3 68 12.6 9.2-16.9 186 28.0 23.2-33.4
65+ 920 193 20.2 16.5-24.5 156 16.1 13.0-19.8 274 30.1 25.9-34.7 96 10.3 7.8-13.5 201 23.3 19.4-27.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 308 55 18.6 12.8-26.2 36 8.2 5.0-13.2 65 22.9 16.0-31.6 26 9.5 5.3-16.5 126 40.7 32.5-49.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 624 121 17.7 13.5-22.9 89 14.5 10.6-19.7 180 23.4 19.2-28.2 59 10.4 7.4-14.4 175 33.9 28.3-40.0
Some Post-H.S. 482 104 23.3 17.7-30.1 69 14.3 10.0-19.9 133 24.0 19.1-29.7 48 11.2 7.6-16.2 128 27.2 21.5-33.8
College Graduate 482 113 23.6 18.2-30.1 73 16.3 12.0-21.7 138 26.1 20.7-32.2 50 9.3 6.2-13.8 108 24.7 19.3-30.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 242 44 13.7 8.8-20.8 26 7.8 4.7-12.5 48 16.4 9.9-26.0 17 9.5 4.7-18.3 107 52.6 42.3-62.7
$15,000- 24,999 358 72 19.4 13.6-26.9 49 16.1 10.3-24.2 88 24.2 17.8-32.1 39 10.3 6.7-15.5 110 30.0 23.5-37.4
$25,000- 34,999 210 37 19.5 12.3-29.5 34 15.3 9.2-24.4 63 24.3 17.6-32.7 18 6.3 3.3-11.6 58 34.5 25.3-45.1
$35,000- 49,999 220 47 19.6 12.4-29.6 32 13.6 8.0-22.3 68 25.3 18.3-33.9 18 10.1 5.2-18.6 55 31.4 22.2-42.3
$50,000-74,999 208 42 20.0 13.3-29.0 32 15.1 9.6-22.9 65 28.6 21.1-37.4 25 15.9 9.7-25.0 44 20.5 13.7-29.4
$75,000+ 309 82 28.6 21.4-37.0 46 14.4 9.8-20.6 85 23.9 17.7-31.4 31 9.3 5.9-14.4 65 23.9 17.4-31.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 906 196 21.2 17.3-25.7 134 14.3 11.1-18.2 235 23.8 19.9-28.2 89 10.7 8.0-14.3 252 29.9 25.4-34.9
No 946 190 20.4 16.6-24.8 126 13.4 10.4-17.0 270 24.6 21.0-28.6 88 9.6 7.2-12.6 272 32.1 27.7-36.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 334 84 26.5 20.1-34.0 52 17.2 12.0-23.9 89 22.4 17.1-28.7 34 8.8 5.6-13.7 75 25.1 19.1-32.3
Non-Veteran 1,562 309 19.3 16.4-22.7 215 13.0 10.7-15.9 427 24.7 21.7-28.0 149 10.6 8.4-13.1 462 32.4 28.8-36.1

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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