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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 blood stool test using a home kit?*

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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 7,512 1,123 14.8 13.8-16.0 540 6.5 5.8- 7.3 829 10.2 9.3-11.1 1,006 12.2 11.3-13.2 4,014 56.3 54.7-57.9
-Piedmont NC 4,322 721 15.3 14.0-16.7 338 6.7 5.9- 7.7 514 10.7 9.6-11.9 609 12.7 11.5-14.0 2,140 54.6 52.6-56.6
GENDER
Male 1,628 281 14.9 12.9-17.1 121 6.3 5.0- 7.9 195 10.9 9.2-12.9 173 9.4 7.8-11.2 858 58.5 55.3-61.7
Female 2,694 440 15.6 13.9-17.4 217 7.1 6.1- 8.3 319 10.6 9.2-12.1 436 15.6 13.9-17.4 1,282 51.1 48.6-53.7
RACE
White 3,619 612 15.6 14.1-17.1 291 7.1 6.1- 8.2 441 11.6 10.3-13.0 540 14.1 12.7-15.6 1,735 51.7 49.6-53.9
African American 586 97 14.7 11.3-18.7 42 6.0 4.1- 8.7 69 8.9 6.6-11.9 61 8.5 6.1-11.7 317 62.0 56.4-67.3
Other Minorities 103 9 9.1 4.2-18.4 4 2.9 0.8- 9.4 4 2.4 0.7- 7.9 6 3.5 1.4- 8.9 80 82.1 72.0-89.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 9 13.5 6.3-26.6 2 2.3 0.5- 9.8 8 12.2 5.0-26.8 3 3.4 1.0-10.8 38 68.6 52.9-80.9
Non-Hispanic 4,251 706 15.2 13.9-16.6 336 6.8 6.0- 7.8 506 10.7 9.6-11.9 605 12.9 11.7-14.2 2,098 54.4 52.3-56.4
AGE
50-54 705 81 10.5 8.1-13.6 24 2.2 1.3- 3.5 48 6.4 4.5- 8.9 69 8.9 6.7-11.8 483 72.0 67.7-76.0
55-64 1,488 215 14.1 12.1-16.5 113 7.0 5.5- 8.8 180 10.8 9.0-12.8 214 14.0 11.9-16.3 766 54.2 50.9-57.4
65+ 2,129 425 19.5 17.4-21.8 201 9.5 8.0-11.2 286 13.5 11.7-15.6 326 13.9 12.2-15.9 891 43.6 40.6-46.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 562 90 13.1 9.9-17.0 41 6.7 4.5- 9.9 55 6.7 4.6- 9.7 67 9.8 7.0-13.6 309 63.7 57.5-69.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,244 202 13.5 11.3-15.9 107 7.6 5.8- 9.9 137 8.9 7.2-10.8 159 11.3 9.3-13.7 639 58.8 55.0-62.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,051 188 18.1 15.2-21.4 86 7.0 5.4- 9.0 135 11.9 9.7-14.5 156 13.0 10.6-15.7 486 50.1 46.0-54.1
College Graduate 1,458 240 15.6 13.4-18.1 104 5.9 4.7- 7.4 186 13.0 10.9-15.4 226 14.8 12.7-17.1 702 50.7 47.4-54.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 459 77 14.5 10.8-19.3 28 5.6 3.6- 8.7 44 7.1 5.0-10.2 63 10.4 7.6-14.1 247 62.3 56.2-68.0
$15,000- 24,999 703 128 14.5 11.5-18.1 62 7.0 5.2- 9.6 72 9.0 6.5-12.3 89 11.1 8.3-14.6 352 58.4 52.7-63.8
$25,000- 34,999 464 79 16.7 12.8-21.4 40 6.8 4.6- 9.9 57 10.8 7.8-14.7 65 13.4 9.9-17.9 223 52.3 46.0-58.6
$35,000- 49,999 566 101 16.2 12.8-20.4 49 7.6 5.4-10.7 69 13.4 10.0-17.8 79 11.8 9.0-15.4 268 50.9 45.4-56.4
$50,000-74,999 542 70 10.9 8.2-14.4 53 9.7 6.6-14.0 72 12.2 9.2-15.9 88 14.1 11.0-18.0 259 53.1 47.5-58.7
$75,000+ 876 156 17.0 14.1-20.3 56 5.2 3.8- 7.0 106 10.8 8.7-13.4 120 13.4 10.9-16.4 438 53.6 49.6-57.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,829 317 16.1 14.0-18.4 163 7.8 6.3- 9.5 215 11.2 9.4-13.2 268 13.6 11.7-15.8 866 51.4 48.1-54.6
No 2,397 388 14.8 13.1-16.7 167 6.0 5.0- 7.2 292 10.8 9.4-12.4 332 12.1 10.7-13.8 1,218 56.3 53.7-58.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 719 160 20.5 17.1-24.3 62 8.4 5.9-11.8 98 12.5 9.8-15.7 88 10.7 8.3-13.8 311 47.9 43.0-52.8
Non-Veteran 3,601 561 14.2 12.8-15.7 276 6.4 5.5- 7.3 415 10.3 9.2-11.7 521 13.1 11.8-14.6 1,828 56.0 53.8-58.2

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the 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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