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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,991 1,329 19.9 18.5-21.3 993 14.2 13.1-15.3 1,992 26.9 25.5-28.3 857 11.5 10.5-12.5 1,820 27.6 26.1-29.1
No 572 57 8.4 5.8-12.1 35 7.0 4.6-10.6 79 10.7 8.1-13.9 63 11.2 8.3-15.1 338 62.7 56.9-68.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 129 19 16.0 9.2-26.6 15 13.0 7.1-22.6 28 21.8 13.7-32.8 18 10.6 5.9-18.2 49 38.6 28.5-49.7
Recommended Range 2,321 375 16.0 14.1-18.1 301 13.4 11.7-15.5 612 24.9 22.7-27.2 312 12.9 11.2-14.8 721 32.8 30.2-35.5
Overweight 2,798 524 19.4 17.3-21.6 391 13.7 12.1-15.6 809 26.2 24.0-28.6 312 10.4 9.0-11.9 762 30.3 27.7-33.1
Obese 2,016 414 21.2 18.6-24.1 284 13.7 11.7-15.9 554 25.7 23.2-28.4 244 11.6 9.8-13.7 520 27.7 24.9-30.7
Current Smoker
No 6,469 1,198 19.1 17.7-20.5 915 14.1 13.0-15.3 1,857 27.0 25.6-28.5 815 12.0 11.0-13.1 1,684 27.8 26.2-29.5
Yes 1,078 185 17.7 14.6-21.4 113 10.5 8.0-13.8 208 16.4 13.7-19.6 101 8.1 6.3-10.5 471 47.2 42.6-51.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,394 288 22.0 18.9-25.4 209 14.4 12.0-17.2 373 27.0 23.9-30.3 162 10.3 8.4-12.6 362 26.3 23.2-29.8
No 6,103 1,082 18.0 16.7-19.5 808 13.3 12.2-14.6 1,681 25.1 23.7-26.6 753 11.8 10.7-12.9 1,779 31.7 30.0-33.5
Binge Drinker
No 7,153 1,328 19.4 18.0-20.8 966 13.4 12.4-14.6 1,975 25.6 24.3-27.0 883 11.7 10.8-12.8 2,001 29.8 28.3-31.4
Yes 360 48 11.9 8.4-16.8 57 15.9 11.6-21.3 90 24.6 19.1-31.1 34 8.0 5.5-11.5 131 39.6 33.0-46.6
Heavy Drinker
No 7,234 1,335 19.1 17.8-20.5 990 13.6 12.6-14.7 1,973 25.3 24.0-26.7 883 11.6 10.7-12.6 2,053 30.3 28.8-31.9
Yes 229 33 14.6 9.6-21.4 28 13.2 8.4-20.1 68 27.5 20.7-35.5 26 9.1 5.7-14.2 74 35.7 27.5-44.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 797 147 21.6 17.5-26.4 115 14.0 10.8-18.0 194 20.7 17.3-24.6 75 9.5 7.0-12.7 266 34.2 29.6-39.2
No 6,577 1,203 18.5 17.2-19.9 897 13.6 12.5-14.7 1,827 26.0 24.6-27.5 818 11.6 10.6-12.7 1,832 30.3 28.7-32.0
Current Asthma
Yes 665 133 23.9 19.2-29.3 102 13.0 10.3-16.2 162 19.8 16.3-23.7 99 15.3 11.9-19.4 169 28.2 23.5-33.3
No 6,874 1,246 18.4 17.0-19.8 924 13.6 12.5-14.8 1,906 26.0 24.6-27.4 818 11.1 10.2-12.2 1,980 30.9 29.3-32.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,435 344 24.9 21.7-28.3 196 13.2 11.0-15.8 381 25.3 22.2-28.7 146 10.2 8.2-12.5 368 26.4 23.2-29.8
No 6,139 1,041 17.5 16.1-18.9 833 13.6 12.4-14.8 1,693 25.4 24.0-26.9 776 11.7 10.7-12.8 1,796 31.8 30.1-33.6
Disability
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

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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.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^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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