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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 212 33 12.7 8.8-17.9 26 11.8 7.8-17.4 62 25.2 19.4-32.0 33 14.5 10.0-20.6 58 35.9 28.2-44.4
GENDER
Male 86 16 14.6 8.8-23.3 12 12.4 6.8-21.6 24 23.4 15.3-34.0 8 10.5 5.0-20.7 26 39.1 27.8-51.8
Female 126 17 10.7 6.3-17.7 14 11.3 6.5-18.9 38 26.9 19.4-36.2 25 18.6 12.3-27.1 32 32.5 22.8-44.1
RACE
White 191 33 14.6 10.2-20.6 24 12.7 8.3-18.9 53 22.6 17.1-29.4 31 14.8 10.1-21.1 50 35.2 27.3-44.1
Other 20 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.4 1.3-25.8 8 39.6 18.7-65.0 2 13.1 3.2-41.2 8 40.9 18.3-68.1
AGE
50+ 212 33 12.7 8.8-17.9 26 11.8 7.8-17.4 62 25.2 19.4-32.0 33 14.5 10.0-20.6 58 35.9 28.2-44.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 84 15 13.6 7.8-22.5 7 8.4 3.9-17.3 26 27.8 18.7-39.2 11 12.4 6.5-22.4 25 37.8 25.9-51.4
Some College + 127 18 12.3 7.5-19.5 19 14.0 8.6-22.0 36 23.8 16.7-32.8 22 16.0 10.1-24.4 32 33.9 24.3-45.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 96 19 16.0 9.9-24.7 7 6.3 2.8-13.8 27 22.6 15.1-32.6 15 16.0 9.4-25.8 28 39.1 27.5-51.9
$50,000+ 81 11 11.8 6.3-21.2 11 13.2 7.0-23.4 25 25.6 16.9-36.7 9 11.8 5.8-22.8 25 37.5 25.8-50.9

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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.

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