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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 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 7,512 1,123 14.8 13.8-16.0 540 6.5 5.8- 7.3 829 10.2 9.3-11.1 1,006 12.2 11.3-13.2 4,014 56.3 54.7-57.9
-Eastern NC 1,872 223 14.6 12.2-17.4 110 5.8 4.3- 7.6 162 8.2 6.6-10.1 223 11.3 9.3-13.6 1,154 60.2 56.7-63.6
GENDER
Male 627 98 16.8 12.9-21.6 41 7.0 4.5-10.9 45 6.4 4.3- 9.4 59 9.9 6.9-14.0 384 59.9 54.1-65.4
Female 1,245 125 12.8 9.9-16.2 69 4.7 3.4- 6.5 117 9.7 7.5-12.4 164 12.4 10.0-15.4 770 60.5 56.3-64.5
RACE
White 1,312 146 13.0 10.4-16.3 64 4.4 3.1- 6.1 120 9.0 6.9-11.5 181 13.6 11.0-16.6 801 60.0 55.9-64.0
African American 435 64 19.3 13.9-26.1 40 10.3 6.3-16.5 31 5.8 3.6- 9.3 31 4.9 2.6- 9.1 269 59.7 52.3-66.7
Other Minorities 115 12 13.1 5.7-27.3 5 2.5 0.9- 6.7 9 8.9 4.1-18.2 11 11.5 5.0-24.3 78 64.0 50.4-75.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 35 2 2.8 0.6-13.3 2 1.1 0.2- 4.7 6 7.4 2.7-19.0 2 2.4 0.4-13.6 23 86.3 72.0-93.9
Non-Hispanic 1,833 220 14.8 12.3-17.6 108 5.9 4.4- 7.8 156 8.2 6.6-10.2 221 11.6 9.5-14.0 1,128 59.6 56.1-63.0
AGE
50-54 304 33 17.5 11.6-25.7 10 4.0 1.4-10.8 11 4.5 2.1- 9.2 14 5.2 2.5-10.5 236 68.8 60.1-76.3
55-64 653 77 12.6 9.2-16.9 42 5.7 3.7- 8.6 55 8.7 5.9-12.6 66 10.8 7.4-15.4 413 62.3 56.5-67.8
65+ 915 113 14.6 11.4-18.6 58 6.8 4.7- 9.8 96 9.8 7.5-12.7 143 15.3 12.2-18.9 505 53.4 48.6-58.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 307 39 10.3 6.3-16.5 17 4.4 2.3- 8.1 19 4.7 2.7- 8.1 22 6.5 3.3-12.4 210 74.0 66.3-80.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 623 72 14.7 10.6-20.0 29 3.6 2.2- 5.7 61 8.5 5.8-12.2 77 12.5 8.8-17.4 384 60.8 54.8-66.6
Some Post-H.S. 472 51 15.5 10.7-21.8 32 8.9 5.0-15.2 37 8.9 5.6-13.8 66 13.6 9.8-18.7 286 53.1 46.1-60.0
College Graduate 470 61 16.2 11.6-22.3 32 6.3 3.9-10.0 45 9.2 6.2-13.4 58 10.5 7.2-15.1 274 57.8 51.0-64.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 32 16.2 9.8-25.5 10 3.8 1.6- 8.7 25 8.9 5.3-14.6 22 5.3 2.8-10.0 156 65.8 56.0-74.3
$15,000- 24,999 359 46 15.5 10.1-23.0 24 6.2 3.2-11.6 23 5.3 3.0- 9.3 38 11.5 7.1-18.1 228 61.5 53.2-69.2
$25,000- 34,999 207 26 19.0 11.7-29.5 12 3.7 1.6- 8.2 23 7.4 4.2-12.7 31 10.3 6.2-16.6 115 59.6 49.4-69.0
$35,000- 49,999 216 26 11.1 6.3-18.8 10 7.0 2.3-19.5 23 9.1 5.2-15.6 35 17.8 10.8-27.9 122 55.0 44.4-65.1
$50,000-74,999 205 19 10.6 5.8-18.6 15 7.7 3.8-15.0 17 12.1 6.5-21.4 31 14.4 9.4-21.4 123 55.1 45.5-64.4
$75,000+ 305 40 18.7 12.4-27.0 23 6.8 4.0-11.4 25 7.4 4.5-12.0 30 10.2 6.0-17.0 187 56.8 48.4-64.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 905 123 15.7 12.3-19.8 58 6.6 4.6- 9.6 96 9.5 7.2-12.5 115 11.8 8.9-15.5 513 56.3 51.2-61.2
No 921 98 13.8 10.5-18.0 50 5.2 3.3- 8.1 64 6.8 4.9- 9.5 103 11.1 8.5-14.5 606 63.0 58.1-67.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 327 56 20.5 14.9-27.5 30 9.5 5.9-15.2 25 6.2 3.7-10.3 33 13.1 8.3-20.0 183 50.7 43.1-58.3
Non-Veteran 1,545 167 12.9 10.4-16.1 80 4.7 3.3- 6.7 137 8.7 6.9-11.0 190 10.8 8.7-13.2 971 62.9 59.0-66.6

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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.

**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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