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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 244 26 12.0 7.9-17.9 31 13.0 9.0-18.5 71 27.5 21.6-34.4 31 10.9 7.3-16.0 85 36.5 29.6-44.0
GENDER
Male 96 11 12.4 6.4-22.7 14 13.0 7.5-21.8 29 29.0 19.7-40.5 7 8.8 3.9-18.6 35 36.8 26.3-48.7
Female 148 15 11.7 7.0-19.2 17 13.0 7.9-20.6 42 26.3 19.3-34.7 24 12.7 8.4-19.0 50 36.2 27.5-45.9
RACE
White 222 24 12.8 8.3-19.2 30 13.8 9.5-19.6 65 26.5 20.5-33.4 30 11.9 8.0-17.4 73 35.1 27.9-42.9
Other 22 2 5.4 1.2-20.6 1 6.4 0.9-34.3 6 37.0 16.4-63.9 1 2.1 0.3-14.0 12 49.1 26.3-72.4
AGE
50+ 244 26 12.0 7.9-17.9 31 13.0 9.0-18.5 71 27.5 21.6-34.4 31 10.9 7.3-16.0 85 36.5 29.6-44.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 120 14 14.7 8.2-24.9 16 15.0 9.0-23.8 31 21.3 14.7-29.9 15 10.9 6.1-18.7 44 38.1 28.4-48.8
Some College + 124 12 9.7 5.4-16.9 15 11.3 6.6-18.8 40 32.9 24.0-43.3 16 10.9 6.2-18.4 41 35.1 25.7-45.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 152 15 12.1 6.7-20.8 16 10.5 6.2-17.2 46 29.8 22.4-38.6 20 10.6 6.4-17.0 55 37.0 28.4-46.5
$50,000+ 54 7 11.9 5.6-23.5 11 18.1 9.8-31.0 18 31.7 19.7-46.8 4 7.2 2.6-18.5 14 31.1 18.4-47.6

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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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