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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,056 243 24.3 20.4-28.6 158 13.5 10.9-16.6 245 21.6 18.1-25.4 100 8.3 6.4-10.7 310 32.4 28.0-37.2
GENDER
Male 335 79 23.5 17.9-30.3 48 14.6 10.3-20.3 82 21.2 15.6-28.1 28 6.3 3.9-10.1 98 34.4 26.7-43.1
Female 721 164 24.8 19.9-30.6 110 12.6 9.9-16.0 163 21.9 18.0-26.3 72 9.9 7.4-13.2 212 30.8 26.1-35.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 1 3.5 0.4-23.9 1 5.5 0.7-33.4 1 1.2 0.1- 9.3 2 16.0 3.0-54.1 5 73.8 37.9-92.9
Non-Hispanic 1,044 242 24.5 20.6-28.9 157 13.6 11.0-16.7 244 21.8 18.4-25.7 98 8.3 6.4-10.7 303 31.8 27.3-36.5
AGE
50-54 203 43 23.4 15.8-33.2 24 11.0 6.1-19.0 33 14.1 8.8-21.7 12 4.4 1.9-10.1 91 47.1 36.2-58.4
55-64 432 93 21.3 16.5-27.1 64 13.2 9.6-18.0 107 24.1 18.6-30.5 46 9.3 6.5-13.2 122 32.1 26.2-38.6
65+ 421 107 28.2 21.4-36.3 70 15.6 11.6-20.7 105 24.1 18.6-30.8 42 10.0 6.8-14.6 97 22.0 16.6-28.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 225 49 24.1 15.4-35.5 30 13.0 8.0-20.5 43 17.0 10.8-25.9 14 4.7 2.6- 8.6 89 41.1 30.2-53.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 348 82 22.3 16.6-29.4 50 10.3 7.1-14.6 75 20.3 14.5-27.8 23 6.4 3.8-10.7 118 40.7 33.2-48.6
Some Post-H.S. 262 56 23.5 16.7-32.0 49 17.4 12.0-24.7 66 21.8 16.0-29.0 30 12.4 7.7-19.4 61 24.9 17.4-34.2
College Graduate 220 56 28.9 21.0-38.2 29 14.6 9.1-22.7 61 29.1 21.5-38.0 33 10.8 7.0-16.3 41 16.6 11.3-23.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 209 49 18.6 12.8-26.3 22 12.0 7.2-19.5 42 17.8 11.5-26.5 15 10.7 5.9-18.7 81 40.8 32.0-50.2
$15,000- 24,999 233 54 23.0 15.4-32.8 43 17.7 11.4-26.6 51 20.6 13.9-29.5 18 5.5 2.7-10.8 67 33.2 22.1-46.4
$25,000- 34,999 127 27 25.8 15.5-39.7 19 15.8 8.5-27.4 27 19.9 10.0-35.7 15 9.8 5.3-17.4 39 28.7 18.9-41.0
$35,000-49,999 116 30 31.4 20.3-45.3 23 14.9 8.4-25.1 30 24.5 15.3-36.8 13 6.4 3.0-13.1 20 22.7 12.0-38.8
$50,000- 74,999 99 26 28.6 18.5-41.6 11 8.7 4.2-17.4 21 19.5 11.4-31.2 12 9.5 5.0-17.1 29 33.7 20.9-49.4
$75,000+ 87 17 21.9 12.1-36.4 12 11.6 5.8-21.9 31 29.8 19.5-42.6 16 11.9 6.4-21.0 11 24.8 13.7-40.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 545 138 25.3 19.9-31.6 84 14.4 10.6-19.3 128 24.3 19.1-30.4 51 7.6 5.2-10.8 144 28.5 23.2-34.4
No 481 98 23.4 18.1-29.6 71 13.4 10.1-17.6 112 19.6 15.4-24.5 47 9.5 6.6-13.6 153 34.1 28.1-40.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 155 51 36.5 26.7-47.6 23 14.4 8.5-23.6 31 13.8 8.5-21.7 16 9.4 4.8-17.3 34 25.8 16.9-37.4
Non-Veteran 900 192 21.4 17.4-26.1 135 13.3 10.6-16.6 214 23.4 19.5-27.9 84 8.1 6.1-10.6 275 33.8 28.9-39.1

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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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