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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
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
-Piedmont NC 4,351 768 18.3 16.7-20.0 605 13.8 12.5-15.1 1,215 26.0 24.3-27.7 565 11.9 10.7-13.2 1,198 30.1 28.1-32.2
GENDER
Male 1,629 283 17.9 15.5-20.6 247 14.4 12.4-16.7 441 24.8 22.1-27.6 169 9.2 7.7-11.0 489 33.7 30.3-37.2
Female 2,722 485 18.6 16.5-20.8 358 13.2 11.7-14.9 774 27.0 24.9-29.2 396 14.2 12.6-16.0 709 27.0 24.9-29.3
RACE
White 3,646 626 17.3 15.6-19.0 505 13.8 12.5-15.3 1,053 27.1 25.3-29.0 490 12.7 11.4-14.2 972 29.0 27.0-31.1
African American 586 122 22.4 17.6-28.2 88 14.0 10.8-17.9 135 22.1 17.6-27.3 64 8.8 6.4-11.9 177 32.7 26.7-39.3
Other Minorities 104 18 18.8 11.1-30.1 8 9.1 3.0-24.3 23 20.6 12.7-31.6 9 8.6 3.6-19.0 46 42.9 31.6-55.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 59 9 22.1 11.2-39.0 7 9.8 4.0-22.2 11 14.2 7.2-26.2 6 8.9 3.5-21.0 26 45.0 29.3-61.7
Non-Hispanic 4,281 757 18.2 16.6-19.9 596 13.8 12.5-15.2 1,200 26.2 24.5-28.0 559 12.0 10.8-13.3 1,169 29.8 27.8-31.9
AGE
50-54 718 105 16.5 13.1-20.5 91 11.4 8.9-14.5 147 20.6 17.1-24.6 52 5.9 4.2- 8.2 323 45.6 40.5-50.7
55-64 1,506 248 16.5 14.1-19.1 230 15.0 13.0-17.3 413 25.9 23.1-28.8 214 14.1 12.1-16.5 401 28.5 25.6-31.7
65+ 2,127 415 21.2 18.7-24.0 284 14.1 12.2-16.3 655 29.6 27.1-32.3 299 13.7 11.9-15.7 474 21.3 19.1-23.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 552 110 21.5 16.1-28.1 61 11.6 8.1-16.3 108 15.1 11.5-19.5 61 9.0 6.3-12.8 212 42.8 35.7-50.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,251 245 21.9 18.7-25.5 165 11.0 9.1-13.2 320 23.0 20.0-26.4 152 10.3 8.4-12.4 369 33.8 30.1-37.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,066 165 14.3 11.9-17.3 168 15.1 12.7-17.9 308 28.2 24.9-31.9 147 13.3 10.9-16.2 278 28.9 25.2-33.0
College Graduate 1,475 248 16.9 14.5-19.6 211 15.9 13.6-18.5 478 31.1 28.2-34.1 204 13.3 11.3-15.6 334 22.8 20.2-25.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 453 86 21.0 15.8-27.3 52 12.5 8.8-17.4 79 14.3 10.8-18.7 54 11.1 7.9-15.4 182 41.2 34.8-47.9
$15,000- 24,999 702 120 15.7 12.4-19.6 87 12.0 9.1-15.7 173 20.0 16.4-24.1 95 11.2 8.4-14.7 227 41.2 34.8-47.8
$25,000- 34,999 469 82 16.9 12.8-22.0 59 11.5 8.6-15.2 136 26.7 21.1-33.3 70 16.2 12.1-21.3 122 28.7 23.3-34.6
$35,000- 49,999 570 113 18.7 14.9-23.3 83 14.5 11.3-18.5 163 27.0 22.5-32.0 70 10.5 7.7-14.0 141 29.3 24.2-35.0
$50,000-74,999 555 86 15.5 11.7-20.2 69 11.3 8.5-14.9 182 32.3 27.4-37.6 68 11.2 8.4-14.8 150 29.8 24.5-35.6
$75,000+ 883 147 18.9 15.7-22.7 154 15.8 13.2-18.7 293 30.5 27.0-34.4 113 12.4 10.0-15.2 176 22.4 19.0-26.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,826 354 21.3 18.5-24.3 255 13.5 11.6-15.8 479 24.6 22.0-27.4 250 13.0 11.1-15.2 488 27.6 24.7-30.6
No 2,431 399 16.4 14.5-18.4 340 14.2 12.5-16.1 715 27.3 25.1-29.6 306 11.4 9.9-13.0 671 30.7 28.2-33.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 716 129 19.9 16.1-24.4 116 15.6 12.6-19.0 205 25.6 21.9-29.7 86 11.2 8.6-14.3 180 27.8 23.2-32.9
Non-Veteran 3,633 639 17.9 16.2-19.8 489 13.4 12.0-14.9 1,009 26.1 24.2-28.0 479 12.1 10.8-13.5 1,017 30.6 28.4-32.9

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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.

^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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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