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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 175 29 15.8 10.5-23.0 30 18.4 12.3-26.5 36 25.6 16.1-38.0 24 9.4 6.0-14.6 56 30.9 23.2-39.8
GENDER
Male 56 6 9.6 3.7-22.5 11 20.2 10.0-36.6 13 34.1 16.2-57.9 3 3.6 0.9-13.1 23 32.5 19.5-48.9
Female 119 23 20.0 13.1-29.4 19 17.1 10.6-26.4 23 19.7 12.6-29.3 21 13.5 8.4-20.8 33 29.7 20.9-40.4
RACE
White 153 26 16.4 10.9-23.8 26 20.7 13.8-29.7 29 19.1 13.0-27.2 24 11.6 7.5-17.6 48 32.2 24.3-41.3
Other 22 3 13.1 3.2-40.7 4 8.5 2.5-25.2 7 53.3 22.7-81.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 25.0 9.3-52.2
AGE
50+ 175 29 15.8 10.5-23.0 30 18.4 12.3-26.5 36 25.6 16.1-38.0 24 9.4 6.0-14.6 56 30.9 23.2-39.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 16 16.9 9.5-28.1 14 12.3 6.7-21.2 16 27.4 13.0-49.0 16 11.4 6.3-19.8 29 32.1 20.7-46.0
Some College + 84 13 14.6 8.1-24.9 16 25.1 15.3-38.4 20 23.5 14.9-35.0 8 7.3 3.4-15.0 27 29.5 20.2-41.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 99 14 11.6 6.3-20.4 20 20.5 12.2-32.3 18 28.8 14.4-49.1 12 6.9 3.6-12.6 35 32.3 21.5-45.3
$50,000+ 44 9 18.1 9.0-33.1 7 19.7 9.1-37.6 11 22.9 12.5-38.2 4 8.5 3.1-21.2 13 30.8 18.1-47.3

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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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