SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Mecklenburg County 343 69 19.4 15.0-24.6 52 15.6 11.7-20.6 106 30.5 25.0-36.7 42 11.3 8.0-15.7 74 23.2 18.1-29.1
GENDER
Male 113 23 20.7 13.5-30.4 19 16.6 10.2-25.8 35 27.5 19.3-37.7 9 9.1 4.5-17.7 27 26.1 17.6-36.9
Female 230 46 18.4 13.6-24.5 33 14.9 10.4-20.8 71 32.8 25.8-40.7 33 13.0 9.0-18.4 47 20.9 15.4-27.7
RACE
White 255 50 18.9 14.1-25.0 35 14.0 10.0-19.4 80 30.5 24.2-37.5 37 13.6 9.5-19.0 53 23.0 17.2-30.1
Other 87 19 20.6 12.5-32.0 17 19.3 11.3-30.9 26 30.9 20.5-43.6 4 5.5 1.8-15.9 21 23.8 15.0-35.5
AGE
50+ 343 69 19.4 15.0-24.6 52 15.6 11.7-20.6 106 30.5 25.0-36.7 42 11.3 8.0-15.7 74 23.2 18.1-29.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 99 29 28.5 19.2-40.0 14 12.5 6.7-22.3 20 19.4 11.2-31.5 10 9.2 4.7-17.3 26 30.4 20.0-43.2
Some College + 243 40 15.5 11.0-21.2 38 17.1 12.3-23.3 86 35.7 29.0-43.1 32 12.3 8.2-18.0 47 19.3 14.2-25.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 146 30 19.9 13.4-28.6 20 14.5 8.7-23.3 41 22.7 15.9-31.2 17 12.4 7.1-20.7 38 30.5 21.6-41.1
$50,000+ 138 26 18.4 12.2-26.9 22 16.2 10.6-24.1 52 39.2 30.2-49.0 14 8.6 4.7-15.3 24 17.6 11.4-26.2

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+).

*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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 25MAY11.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook