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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 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
-Western NC 1,318 179 13.6 11.5-15.9 92 7.0 5.6- 8.8 153 11.9 9.8-14.2 174 12.0 10.2-14.2 720 55.5 52.2-58.8
GENDER
Male 510 73 14.2 11.0-18.2 35 6.5 4.5- 9.4 62 13.0 9.8-17.1 56 9.9 7.3-13.4 284 56.4 51.0-61.6
Female 808 106 13.0 10.5-16.0 57 7.5 5.6- 9.9 91 10.9 8.6-13.7 118 13.9 11.3-16.8 436 54.8 50.6-58.9
RACE
White 1,234 166 13.8 11.7-16.3 86 7.1 5.6- 8.9 146 12.0 10.0-14.4 169 12.1 10.2-14.3 667 54.9 51.5-58.3
African American 25 5 11.4 3.6-30.6 1 4.2 0.6-25.0 4 20.2 6.3-48.8 3 16.9 4.9-44.6 12 47.3 25.1-70.5
Other Minorities 53 7 9.5 2.1-33.4 5 8.4 2.3-26.0 2 3.3 0.5-18.6 2 10.0 2.3-35.0 37 68.8 46.1-85.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 3 24.3 7.4-56.4 1 2.7 0.4-17.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.5 1.1-36.5 12 65.5 36.8-86.1
Non-Hispanic 1,298 176 13.4 11.4-15.8 91 7.1 5.6- 8.9 153 12.0 10.0-14.4 172 12.1 10.2-14.3 706 55.3 51.9-58.6
AGE
50-54 162 9 5.1 2.3-10.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 11 9.9 5.1-18.6 11 6.0 3.1-11.4 130 78.9 69.9-85.8
55-64 449 57 14.8 11.2-19.3 34 8.2 5.7-11.6 48 11.2 8.2-15.2 57 12.4 9.2-16.5 253 53.4 48.0-58.8
65+ 707 113 16.4 13.4-19.9 57 9.2 6.9-12.1 94 13.1 10.5-16.2 106 14.4 11.7-17.6 337 47.0 42.7-51.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 27 13.0 8.3-19.7 18 8.1 4.6-14.0 19 6.7 3.9-11.5 25 11.2 7.2-17.0 127 61.0 52.4-69.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 400 51 11.1 8.1-14.9 34 8.7 6.0-12.5 41 11.5 7.8-16.7 48 10.4 7.4-14.3 226 58.3 52.3-64.2
Some Post-H.S. 325 50 16.3 12.0-21.8 17 5.5 3.3- 9.1 37 12.6 8.7-17.9 44 12.7 8.9-17.7 177 52.9 46.3-59.4
College Graduate 376 51 14.4 10.6-19.3 23 5.7 3.7- 8.8 56 14.6 11.0-19.0 57 13.8 10.3-18.2 189 51.5 45.4-57.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 196 23 12.0 7.4-18.7 9 3.7 1.8- 7.6 20 11.5 6.9-18.6 30 12.4 8.3-18.2 114 60.5 51.9-68.4
$15,000- 24,999 252 39 13.9 9.7-19.6 20 9.0 5.5-14.2 25 8.6 5.5-13.3 33 12.3 8.2-18.0 135 56.2 48.8-63.3
$25,000- 34,999 172 23 14.8 9.4-22.4 14 8.3 4.5-15.0 15 7.7 4.1-13.8 24 14.6 9.5-21.8 96 54.7 45.1-63.9
$35,000- 49,999 170 32 18.7 12.5-27.1 11 7.8 4.2-13.8 24 19.9 12.5-30.3 31 12.4 8.2-18.2 72 41.1 32.1-50.9
$50,000-74,999 161 15 8.3 4.8-13.9 16 8.0 4.5-13.8 16 9.8 5.7-16.1 15 9.4 5.1-16.6 99 64.5 55.3-72.8
$75,000+ 152 27 18.9 12.7-27.3 10 5.7 2.9-11.0 23 14.5 9.4-21.6 19 11.2 7.0-17.5 73 49.7 40.7-58.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 639 92 14.3 11.3-17.8 50 8.9 6.6-12.0 78 12.9 9.8-16.8 94 13.6 10.8-17.0 325 50.3 45.6-55.1
No 656 84 13.1 10.3-16.5 40 5.3 3.7- 7.5 74 11.2 8.7-14.3 80 11.0 8.6-14.0 378 59.4 54.8-63.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 240 48 20.7 15.2-27.5 27 10.5 7.0-15.5 34 15.9 11.1-22.2 22 7.8 4.9-12.2 109 45.1 37.3-53.1
Non-Veteran 1,078 131 11.7 9.6-14.2 65 6.1 4.6- 8.0 119 10.8 8.7-13.4 152 13.1 11.0-15.7 611 58.2 54.6-61.8

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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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