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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 378 78 21.0 16.2-26.6 51 12.8 9.5-17.2 99 24.0 19.4-29.3 62 14.3 10.9-18.6 88 27.8 21.3-35.5
GENDER
Male 136 25 19.7 12.4-29.9 27 17.0 11.1-25.1 35 22.1 15.3-30.9 17 8.7 5.1-14.4 32 32.5 20.9-46.7
Female 242 53 22.0 16.4-28.8 24 9.3 5.9-14.4 64 25.6 19.9-32.3 45 19.1 14.2-25.3 56 24.0 18.2-30.8
RACE
White 297 54 18.5 13.6-24.7 45 15.8 11.6-21.2 83 27.2 21.9-33.2 50 15.5 11.6-20.4 65 23.1 17.6-29.6
Other 77 22 27.1 16.2-41.6 5 4.1 1.6-10.6 16 16.0 8.8-27.3 12 11.6 6.0-21.3 22 41.1 24.5-60.1
AGE
50+ 378 78 21.0 16.2-26.6 51 12.8 9.5-17.2 99 24.0 19.4-29.3 62 14.3 10.9-18.6 88 27.8 21.3-35.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 29 26.2 16.6-38.8 12 7.9 3.9-15.3 26 21.4 13.5-32.2 14 9.5 5.2-16.8 24 35.0 19.7-54.2
Some College + 272 49 18.8 13.6-25.3 39 14.9 10.7-20.4 73 25.1 19.8-31.3 48 16.4 12.2-21.7 63 24.8 19.3-31.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 31 14.5 9.5-21.5 20 11.2 6.5-18.5 34 19.6 13.3-28.1 27 15.5 10.0-23.1 47 39.2 26.6-53.4
$50,000+ 163 36 24.6 17.3-33.8 22 14.0 9.2-20.8 47 25.5 19.0-33.4 26 13.2 8.7-19.5 32 22.6 16.0-31.0

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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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