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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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 3,906 672 16.8 15.3-18.4 510 13.5 12.2-15.1 1,140 27.5 25.7-29.3 556 14.5 13.1-16.1 1,028 27.6 25.7-29.6
African American 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
Other Minorities 149 28 19.7 11.8-31.1 15 5.7 3.2-10.1 33 25.3 16.7-36.5 12 10.4 5.7-18.5 61 38.7 28.4-50.1
AGE
50-54 717 125 18.6 15.0-22.9 83 10.2 8.0-13.1 130 19.1 15.7-23.1 58 9.0 6.4-12.4 321 43.0 38.4-47.8
55-64 1,591 266 15.5 13.4-17.9 231 15.0 12.8-17.5 449 26.6 23.9-29.4 231 16.0 13.8-18.6 414 26.9 24.0-29.9
65+ 2,484 475 20.4 18.0-23.0 325 13.3 11.5-15.2 760 29.9 27.5-32.4 353 13.9 12.2-15.8 571 22.5 20.3-24.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 687 132 24.4 18.9-30.8 76 10.2 7.6-13.6 140 18.6 14.7-23.2 85 12.1 8.9-16.3 254 34.7 29.7-40.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,540 287 18.5 15.9-21.4 202 12.5 10.3-15.0 433 25.8 23.1-28.8 201 12.8 10.8-15.1 417 30.4 27.2-33.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,254 222 16.3 13.8-19.1 183 14.6 12.3-17.3 359 28.9 25.6-32.3 168 14.4 11.8-17.4 322 25.8 22.8-29.1
College Graduate 1,308 225 16.8 14.3-19.5 178 14.3 12.0-17.0 406 28.8 25.7-32.0 188 14.5 12.2-17.1 311 25.7 22.6-29.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 632 117 19.1 14.7-24.3 81 12.8 9.7-16.7 123 16.8 12.9-21.6 78 13.4 9.9-17.9 233 37.9 32.6-43.6
$15,000- 24,999 868 151 16.9 13.6-20.8 106 11.2 8.6-14.4 229 23.6 20.1-27.4 131 14.7 11.9-18.1 251 33.7 29.3-38.4
$25,000- 34,999 512 98 19.9 15.5-25.3 64 13.4 9.8-18.2 154 28.3 23.5-33.7 72 13.0 9.6-17.3 124 25.4 20.4-31.0
$35,000- 49,999 597 116 18.5 14.8-22.9 79 11.9 9.1-15.5 177 28.4 23.9-33.4 74 12.1 8.9-16.4 151 29.1 24.3-34.4
$50,000- 74,999 532 86 14.8 11.3-19.0 74 14.2 10.8-18.4 168 30.6 25.8-35.9 73 15.4 11.7-20.2 131 25.0 20.4-30.2
$75,000+ 665 121 19.0 15.4-23.0 102 15.0 12.0-18.7 218 29.5 25.4-34.0 90 14.2 11.2-17.8 134 22.4 18.5-26.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,198 420 20.2 17.7-22.9 301 12.7 11.0-14.6 584 24.8 22.5-27.4 305 14.4 12.4-16.6 588 27.9 25.3-30.7
No 2,501 427 16.6 14.7-18.7 328 13.7 11.9-15.6 730 27.7 25.5-30.0 326 12.9 11.3-14.7 690 29.2 26.8-31.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 79 15 19.4 10.0-34.2 6 5.5 1.8-15.2 26 30.1 18.5-45.0 9 10.3 5.0-20.0 23 34.7 22.3-49.7
Non-Veteran 4,712 851 18.3 16.7-20.0 633 13.3 12.1-14.7 1,312 26.3 24.7-28.0 633 13.6 12.3-15.0 1,283 28.5 26.7-30.3

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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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