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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,333 228 17.3 15.0-19.9 157 11.6 9.6-13.9 344 25.4 22.7-28.2 174 12.2 10.3-14.3 430 33.5 30.3-37.0
GENDER
Male 516 99 19.1 15.4-23.4 54 10.7 7.8-14.6 136 26.3 22.2-30.9 53 9.3 6.9-12.5 174 34.5 29.4-40.1
Female 817 129 15.7 13.0-18.9 103 12.4 9.9-15.4 208 24.6 21.3-28.2 121 14.6 12.1-17.7 256 32.7 28.7-36.9
RACE
White 1,247 209 17.4 15.0-20.0 146 11.4 9.4-13.8 336 26.4 23.6-29.3 172 12.7 10.7-14.9 384 32.2 29.0-35.6
African American 27 7 17.5 7.0-37.1 6 23.9 9.5-48.3 4 13.0 4.1-34.1 1 6.5 0.9-34.5 9 39.1 19.0-63.8
Other Minorities 53 9 15.2 5.2-37.1 5 11.7 3.9-30.1 4 10.6 2.5-35.0 0 0.0 . - . 35 62.5 40.3-80.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 2 10.6 2.2-38.2 2 9.9 2.3-33.8 5 26.4 10.1-53.3 5 27.6 9.2-59.0 3 25.5 7.6-58.9
Non-Hispanic 1,314 226 17.4 15.1-20.0 155 11.7 9.7-14.0 338 25.4 22.7-28.2 168 11.9 10.0-14.0 427 33.7 30.4-37.1
AGE
50-54 161 25 13.3 8.5-20.2 12 7.2 3.3-15.1 25 13.9 9.0-20.8 9 5.6 2.8-11.0 90 59.9 50.2-68.9
55-64 455 81 19.3 15.3-24.0 61 12.4 9.3-16.5 112 24.5 20.3-29.3 59 13.0 9.9-17.0 142 30.7 26.0-36.0
65+ 717 122 17.5 14.4-21.2 84 12.9 10.2-16.1 207 30.8 27.0-35.0 106 14.3 11.6-17.4 198 24.5 21.1-28.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 221 32 16.8 11.2-24.4 19 7.5 4.5-12.2 37 14.5 10.1-20.3 31 12.6 8.4-18.3 102 48.7 40.0-57.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 401 73 17.1 13.2-21.8 41 11.1 7.5-16.2 103 25.6 20.9-30.9 44 10.4 7.5-14.2 140 35.9 30.0-42.1
Some Post-H.S. 327 59 18.3 13.8-24.0 44 11.6 8.2-16.2 81 27.8 22.2-34.3 42 10.8 7.6-15.1 101 31.4 25.6-37.9
College Graduate 383 64 17.0 13.1-21.9 53 14.6 10.9-19.3 123 29.7 24.8-35.2 57 14.8 11.2-19.4 86 23.8 18.4-30.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 193 30 15.4 10.1-22.8 21 10.5 6.6-16.3 33 15.5 10.5-22.4 25 10.3 6.4-16.1 84 48.3 39.7-57.0
$15,000- 24,999 257 41 14.7 10.4-20.3 27 8.2 5.0-13.0 64 25.0 19.4-31.6 36 15.1 10.5-21.2 89 37.0 30.2-44.4
$25,000- 34,999 175 30 18.9 12.7-27.2 11 5.1 2.7- 9.6 42 23.9 17.3-32.2 27 11.4 7.3-17.4 65 40.7 31.3-50.8
$35,000- 49,999 176 36 17.6 12.1-24.9 24 16.4 9.9-26.1 42 20.8 14.8-28.4 23 12.7 8.1-19.2 51 32.5 23.9-42.5
$50,000-74,999 163 27 20.2 13.7-28.9 24 15.9 10.0-24.1 55 32.2 24.3-41.2 21 10.4 6.5-16.4 36 21.3 13.3-32.3
$75,000+ 153 28 17.3 11.5-25.2 23 14.2 9.2-21.4 52 30.4 23.1-38.8 20 13.9 8.9-21.2 30 24.2 16.6-33.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 649 117 19.7 16.1-23.7 79 12.9 9.9-16.7 159 23.9 20.3-27.9 90 12.8 10.1-16.1 204 30.8 26.5-35.4
No 661 106 14.9 12.0-18.4 75 10.4 8.0-13.4 180 26.8 23.0-31.0 84 12.0 9.5-15.0 216 35.8 31.0-41.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 246 54 21.9 16.2-29.0 29 12.9 8.8-18.6 66 29.5 23.3-36.6 31 10.7 7.2-15.8 66 24.9 18.1-33.2
Non-Veteran 1,087 174 16.1 13.6-18.8 128 11.3 9.1-13.9 278 24.3 21.5-27.4 143 12.5 10.5-14.9 364 35.8 32.2-39.6

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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.

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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