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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 2,788 523 19.5 17.5-21.7 390 13.9 12.2-15.7 736 24.2 22.2-26.4 280 9.0 7.8-10.4 859 33.4 30.8-36.1
Female 4,792 866 18.3 16.8-20.0 639 13.2 12.0-14.5 1,339 26.4 24.7-28.1 642 13.6 12.3-14.9 1,306 28.6 26.8-30.4
RACE
White 6,220 1,088 17.7 16.3-19.1 839 13.7 12.5-14.9 1,776 26.7 25.3-28.2 799 12.3 11.3-13.4 1,718 29.7 28.1-31.3
African American 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
Asian 38 5 16.5 5.9-38.3 3 3.6 1.1-11.2 12 30.3 16.1-49.6 1 2.9 0.4-18.1 17 46.6 28.7-65.4
Native American 144 30 23.0 14.0-35.4 15 12.5 4.2-31.7 22 9.6 5.5-16.3 12 16.2 8.2-29.7 65 38.6 27.1-51.5
Other Minorities 90 17 18.3 10.2-30.6 8 10.3 4.4-22.1 15 17.4 9.6-29.4 7 4.4 1.9-10.0 43 49.6 36.9-62.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 108 15 15.3 8.4-26.3 14 9.5 5.1-17.2 21 13.1 7.8-21.1 14 9.6 5.0-17.7 44 52.4 39.5-65.0
-English Speaking 86 10 13.1 6.2-25.5 14 13.5 7.2-24.0 19 16.7 9.7-27.1 14 13.7 7.2-24.5 29 43.1 28.5-58.9
-Spanish Speaking 22 5 20.7 7.3-46.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.6 0.8-22.1 0 0.0 . - . 15 74.7 49.2-90.0
Non-Hispanic 7,456 1,369 18.9 17.6-20.2 1,013 13.6 12.5-14.7 2,049 25.7 24.3-27.0 907 11.5 10.6-12.5 2,118 30.4 28.9-32.0
AGE
50-54 1,186 196 18.0 15.1-21.3 131 10.5 8.4-13.0 216 17.5 15.0-20.4 80 6.0 4.5- 7.9 563 48.0 44.0-52.0
55-64 2,630 463 17.9 15.9-20.0 374 14.4 12.7-16.3 723 25.5 23.4-27.8 341 13.6 11.9-15.4 729 28.7 26.3-31.1
65-74 2,191 462 20.7 18.5-23.0 327 15.4 13.4-17.6 678 31.4 28.8-34.1 271 12.2 10.5-14.1 453 20.4 18.2-22.9
75+ 1,573 268 19.8 16.6-23.4 197 13.3 11.1-15.8 458 28.2 25.3-31.3 230 13.6 11.5-16.0 420 25.1 22.3-28.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,081 197 19.8 16.2-24.0 116 9.9 7.6-12.7 210 17.4 14.2-21.0 118 9.8 7.5-12.6 440 43.2 38.4-48.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,276 439 19.9 17.6-22.4 295 12.1 10.3-14.1 603 23.5 21.3-25.9 255 10.3 8.8-12.0 684 34.2 31.3-37.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,875 328 17.5 15.1-20.2 281 14.4 12.4-16.7 522 26.9 24.3-29.7 237 12.4 10.5-14.5 507 28.8 25.9-31.9
College Graduate 2,340 425 18.5 16.4-20.9 337 15.8 13.9-17.9 739 29.7 27.3-32.2 311 12.6 11.0-14.4 528 23.4 21.1-25.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 888 160 18.0 14.5-22.1 99 10.8 8.4-13.9 160 15.1 12.1-18.6 96 10.5 8.0-13.7 373 45.5 40.7-50.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,317 233 16.7 13.9-19.8 163 12.7 10.1-15.8 325 22.1 19.1-25.5 170 11.5 9.4-14.0 426 37.0 32.8-41.5
$25,000- 34,999 854 149 18.1 14.6-22.2 104 11.4 8.8-14.7 241 25.5 21.6-29.8 115 12.3 9.7-15.4 245 32.8 28.3-37.6
$35,000- 49,999 966 196 18.8 15.5-22.5 139 14.6 11.7-17.9 273 25.6 22.1-29.4 111 10.7 8.3-13.6 247 30.4 26.2-35.0
$50,000-74,999 926 155 17.3 14.2-21.0 125 13.0 10.5-16.0 302 31.3 27.5-35.3 114 12.3 9.7-15.4 230 26.1 22.2-30.5
$75,000+ 1,345 257 21.2 18.3-24.5 223 15.3 13.1-17.7 430 28.8 25.9-32.0 164 11.7 9.8-14.0 271 22.9 20.0-26.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,381 667 21.0 19.0-23.2 468 13.7 12.1-15.4 873 24.2 22.3-26.3 429 12.3 10.8-13.9 944 28.8 26.6-31.1
No 4,038 695 17.2 15.6-19.0 541 13.5 12.1-14.9 1,165 26.5 24.8-28.3 478 11.0 9.8-12.3 1,159 31.8 29.7-33.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,296 267 22.3 19.2-25.8 197 15.7 13.2-18.5 360 25.2 22.3-28.3 151 10.3 8.5-12.6 321 26.5 23.1-30.1
Non-Veteran 6,282 1,122 18.0 16.7-19.5 832 13.0 11.9-14.2 1,714 25.4 24.0-27.0 771 11.7 10.7-12.8 1,843 31.8 30.1-33.6

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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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