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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

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
-Mecklenburg County 344 58 17.0 12.8-22.2 31 6.9 4.6-10.3 42 11.0 7.9-15.1 55 14.0 10.5-18.5 158 51.1 44.9-57.3
GENDER
Male 115 19 15.5 9.5-24.3 10 6.2 3.1-11.8 15 11.0 6.3-18.4 11 8.9 4.5-16.8 60 58.5 48.1-68.1
Female 229 39 18.1 12.8-25.0 21 7.5 4.5-12.2 27 10.9 7.3-16.1 44 18.0 13.3-24.1 98 45.4 38.0-53.0
RACE
White 258 48 18.4 13.7-24.4 26 7.3 4.8-11.1 31 11.9 8.2-17.1 43 14.9 10.8-20.2 110 47.4 40.3-54.6
Other 85 10 14.0 6.9-26.1 5 6.1 2.3-15.0 11 8.9 4.4-17.1 11 11.4 5.7-21.4 48 59.6 47.0-71.1
AGE
50+ 344 58 17.0 12.8-22.2 31 6.9 4.6-10.3 42 11.0 7.9-15.1 55 14.0 10.5-18.5 158 51.1 44.9-57.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 98 14 12.2 6.5-21.6 10 8.6 4.1-17.0 11 6.3 3.4-11.6 11 11.7 5.8-22.1 52 61.2 49.4-71.9
Some College + 245 44 19.2 14.0-25.8 21 6.2 3.9-10.0 31 13.1 9.0-18.6 44 15.2 11.1-20.4 105 46.3 39.1-53.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 147 18 11.1 6.4-18.6 15 8.0 4.2-14.5 23 12.9 8.2-19.7 20 12.5 7.3-20.8 71 55.5 45.6-64.9
$50,000+ 138 27 20.3 13.5-29.4 11 5.5 2.9-10.0 15 11.1 6.5-18.4 26 14.8 9.8-21.6 59 48.3 38.9-57.8

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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.

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