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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

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%)
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
-New Hanover County 226 40 18.4 12.6-25.9 33 11.5 7.8-16.5 69 30.5 23.2-38.9 25 10.9 7.0-16.6 59 28.8 21.9-36.8
GENDER
Male 83 17 22.2 13.1-35.2 8 6.4 3.1-13.0 22 26.4 15.9-40.5 10 11.2 5.7-21.1 26 33.7 22.8-46.7
Female 143 23 13.8 9.0-20.5 25 17.5 11.5-25.8 47 35.3 26.9-44.8 15 10.5 6.2-17.1 33 22.9 16.2-31.4
RACE
White 196 33 18.6 12.4-27.2 28 11.8 7.8-17.4 61 29.0 22.4-36.8 19 9.4 5.7-15.2 55 31.1 23.7-39.6
Other 30 7 16.7 6.8-35.6 5 10.0 3.6-25.1 8 38.1 14.9-68.5 6 18.9 6.8-42.4 4 16.2 5.1-41.1
AGE
50+ 226 40 18.4 12.6-25.9 33 11.5 7.8-16.5 69 30.5 23.2-38.9 25 10.9 7.0-16.6 59 28.8 21.9-36.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 73 11 17.8 8.1-34.7 12 10.1 5.4-18.1 27 33.4 21.9-47.3 7 11.5 4.9-24.8 16 27.2 15.3-43.5
Some College + 153 29 18.6 12.2-27.3 21 12.1 7.5-18.8 42 29.2 20.3-40.0 18 10.6 6.3-17.4 43 29.5 21.6-38.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 116 17 16.4 8.7-28.7 18 10.6 6.3-17.2 33 30.3 19.3-44.2 13 11.7 6.0-21.4 35 31.1 21.0-43.2
$50,000+ 73 17 22.6 13.3-35.7 9 12.5 6.1-23.9 23 26.5 17.3-38.3 7 8.7 4.0-17.8 17 29.8 18.8-43.7

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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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