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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 194 33 23.9 17.0-32.5 27 12.0 7.9-17.7 61 29.9 23.2-37.5 27 13.1 8.8-19.1 46 21.2 15.5-28.2
GENDER
Male 76 18 33.0 21.5-46.8 9 10.4 5.0-20.3 24 29.9 19.8-42.3 11 10.2 5.5-18.4 14 16.5 9.1-28.1
Female 118 15 15.6 9.1-25.7 18 13.4 8.2-21.1 37 29.8 21.7-39.5 16 15.7 9.4-25.0 32 25.4 17.9-34.8
RACE
White 156 22 19.9 12.9-29.5 25 13.9 9.1-20.5 52 31.6 24.2-40.1 24 15.6 10.3-23.0 33 19.0 13.2-26.7
Other 37 10 34.2 18.7-54.0 2 6.1 1.3-24.9 9 25.2 12.6-44.1 3 5.4 1.6-16.4 13 29.1 15.9-47.1
AGE
50+ 194 33 23.9 17.0-32.5 27 12.0 7.9-17.7 61 29.9 23.2-37.5 27 13.1 8.8-19.1 46 21.2 15.5-28.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 65 12 28.6 16.5-44.7 6 6.9 2.8-15.7 17 23.5 14.2-36.3 9 11.1 5.3-21.6 21 30.0 19.3-43.5
Some College + 129 21 21.6 13.8-32.0 21 14.5 9.1-22.3 44 33.0 24.7-42.6 18 14.1 8.7-22.0 25 16.8 10.8-25.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 87 18 27.0 16.7-40.6 10 11.9 6.0-22.2 23 24.2 15.6-35.4 13 13.5 7.4-23.4 23 23.4 14.9-34.8
$50,000+ 71 10 20.3 10.9-34.5 12 13.5 7.3-23.5 29 40.7 28.9-53.7 11 13.5 7.4-23.2 9 12.1 5.8-23.5

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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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