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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 6,786 1,134 16.5 15.4-17.7 845 12.1 11.1-13.1 1,879 27.0 25.6-28.4 1,074 14.5 13.5-15.6 1,854 29.9 28.4-31.4
GENDER
Male 2,523 451 17.4 15.7-19.3 354 12.9 11.4-14.6 655 25.4 23.3-27.7 333 12.2 10.7-13.8 730 32.0 29.6-34.5
Female 4,263 683 15.7 14.4-17.1 491 11.4 10.2-12.6 1,224 28.3 26.6-30.0 741 16.5 15.2-17.9 1,124 28.1 26.4-29.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,138 1,091 17.8 16.6-19.0 814 13.0 11.9-14.1 1,796 29.1 27.6-30.6 992 15.1 14.0-16.2 1,445 25.1 23.7-26.6
No 635 42 6.7 4.7- 9.4 30 5.1 3.1- 8.4 78 10.3 7.8-13.3 82 10.6 8.0-13.7 403 67.4 62.7-71.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 18.0 10.2-29.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,935 279 13.4 11.6-15.3 236 12.2 10.4-14.3 537 28.0 25.5-30.6 334 16.2 14.4-18.3 549 30.2 27.6-32.9
Overweight 2,434 416 16.0 14.3-17.9 312 12.7 11.1-14.5 669 26.2 24.0-28.5 375 14.0 12.5-15.8 662 31.1 28.6-33.6
Obese 1,983 370 19.8 17.7-22.2 264 12.1 10.4-13.9 558 27.7 25.1-30.4 294 13.3 11.6-15.2 497 27.1 24.4-29.9
Current Smoker
No 5,727 965 16.5 15.3-17.7 718 12.1 11.1-13.2 1,662 28.6 27.1-30.2 942 15.5 14.4-16.7 1,440 27.3 25.7-28.8
Yes 1,009 159 16.8 14.0-20.0 122 11.9 9.4-15.0 202 17.9 15.2-21.0 126 9.7 7.9-11.8 400 43.7 39.6-47.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,203 218 20.8 17.8-24.1 174 13.5 11.3-15.9 324 26.4 23.3-29.7 185 14.3 12.2-16.7 302 25.1 22.1-28.4
No 5,516 903 15.6 14.5-16.9 660 11.7 10.7-12.9 1,545 27.2 25.7-28.8 879 14.6 13.5-15.8 1,529 30.8 29.2-32.5
Binge Drinker
No 6,246 1,036 16.3 15.2-17.5 781 12.3 11.3-13.3 1,751 27.5 26.1-28.9 1,008 14.8 13.7-15.9 1,670 29.2 27.7-30.7
Yes 326 55 15.4 11.2-20.8 38 11.2 7.5-16.3 70 20.0 15.2-25.8 44 13.5 9.3-19.1 119 40.0 33.4-46.9
Heavy Drinker
No 6,304 1,050 16.4 15.3-17.6 785 12.1 11.1-13.2 1,754 27.2 25.8-28.7 1,007 14.8 13.7-15.9 1,708 29.5 27.9-31.0
Yes 272 39 14.3 10.0-20.0 35 12.5 8.2-18.7 71 22.4 17.1-28.9 45 13.5 9.6-18.6 82 37.3 30.2-44.9
COPD
Yes 786 165 23.3 19.6-27.5 115 13.2 10.6-16.4 170 19.1 16.0-22.7 125 14.5 11.8-17.6 211 29.9 25.5-34.7
No 5,956 958 15.7 14.6-16.9 724 11.9 10.9-13.0 1,700 28.0 26.5-29.5 940 14.5 13.5-15.6 1,634 29.9 28.3-31.5
Current Asthma
Yes 549 124 23.2 18.9-28.1 84 14.4 11.0-18.6 123 19.3 15.7-23.6 76 12.7 9.8-16.2 142 30.4 25.0-36.4
No 6,195 1,008 16.1 14.9-17.2 754 11.9 10.9-12.9 1,739 27.5 26.0-28.9 989 14.7 13.6-15.8 1,705 30.0 28.4-31.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,254 252 21.3 18.5-24.5 167 12.5 10.3-15.0 340 26.1 23.1-29.4 181 13.3 11.3-15.7 314 26.8 23.6-30.2
No 5,520 882 15.4 14.3-16.7 676 12.0 11.0-13.1 1,535 27.2 25.7-28.7 891 14.8 13.7-16.0 1,536 30.6 29.0-32.3
Disability
Yes 2,339 436 18.6 16.7-20.7 303 12.6 10.9-14.4 634 26.6 24.3-29.0 349 14.0 12.4-15.8 617 28.3 25.8-30.9
No 4,413 696 15.6 14.3-17.0 538 11.9 10.7-13.1 1,236 27.2 25.5-28.9 717 14.7 13.5-16.0 1,226 30.6 28.8-32.5
Housing Stress***
Yes 722 121 16.3 13.0-20.1 70 8.8 6.3-12.0 158 23.2 19.1-27.9 103 13.5 10.7-16.9 270 38.3 33.7-43.1
No 6,064 1,013 16.5 15.4-17.7 775 12.5 11.5-13.6 1,721 27.5 26.0-28.9 971 14.7 13.6-15.8 1,584 28.8 27.3-30.4

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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.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Housing stress includes those who report always or usually worried about rent or mortgage payment.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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