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2012 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 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
-Western NC 1,040 149 14.4 12.0-17.2 127 11.2 9.2-13.7 273 25.1 21.8-28.7 159 13.2 11.0-15.7 332 36.1 32.3-40.0
GENDER
Male 384 62 15.7 11.8-20.4 54 12.0 8.7-16.3 93 24.2 18.9-30.4 43 9.4 6.6-13.2 132 38.7 32.6-45.2
Female 656 87 13.3 10.4-16.8 73 10.6 8.2-13.6 180 26.0 22.1-30.2 116 16.5 13.4-20.1 200 33.7 29.2-38.5
RACE
White 898 125 13.6 11.2-16.5 114 11.6 9.4-14.3 241 25.6 22.0-29.5 141 13.6 11.3-16.4 277 35.5 31.5-39.7
Other minorities 138 23 20.0 12.0-31.3 *** *** *** 32 22.5 14.6-33.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,021 147 14.5 12.1-17.4 126 11.4 9.3-14.0 272 25.6 22.2-29.2 157 13.3 11.1-15.9 319 35.1 31.3-39.1
AGE
50-54 140 18 10.0 5.7-16.8 18 11.5 6.8-18.8 21 15.9 9.8-24.7 *** *** *** 76 57.3 47.3-66.7
55-64 345 38 12.5 8.7-17.6 44 11.7 8.4-16.3 86 23.6 18.8-29.1 58 16.0 11.9-21.1 119 36.2 30.0-42.9
65-74 343 61 20.0 15.3-25.7 32 8.1 5.5-11.8 107 29.4 24.2-35.2 59 15.9 12.0-20.8 84 26.6 21.2-32.7
75+ 212 32 15.6 10.5-22.7 33 14.5 9.6-21.3 *** *** *** 35 12.5 8.5-18.0 53 24.0 17.4-32.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 149 27 17.0 11.0-25.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 325 38 11.7 8.2-16.5 41 10.8 7.6-15.3 78 25.3 19.9-31.7 40 10.3 7.3-14.4 128 41.8 35.3-48.5
Some Post-H.S. 255 42 18.0 13.0-24.3 25 9.9 6.3-15.2 68 22.7 17.5-28.9 55 19.0 14.1-25.1 65 30.5 23.8-38.2
College Graduate 309 42 11.0 7.8-15.2 50 18.4 13.7-24.3 97 30.7 25.0-37.0 53 16.1 11.9-21.3 67 23.9 18.2-30.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 154 28 15.8 9.8-24.5 *** *** *** 31 19.9 13.3-28.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 199 26 12.5 8.0-18.9 *** *** *** 44 17.7 12.3-24.8 35 19.5 13.4-27.6 78 43.4 34.9-52.4
$25,000- 34,999 119 18 16.8 10.1-26.6 *** *** *** 29 22.0 14.7-31.7 21 11.7 7.2-18.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 113 20 18.1 10.9-28.6 15 11.9 6.6-20.5 29 25.2 16.8-36.0 18 14.1 8.5-22.5 31 30.7 21.6-41.7
$50,000+ 260 35 12.2 8.4-17.4 50 18.6 13.7-24.7 86 31.6 25.4-38.5 44 14.1 9.9-19.6 45 23.6 17.4-31.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 363 57 18.8 14.1-24.7 45 10.3 7.3-14.4 102 26.9 21.8-32.7 51 12.9 9.4-17.4 108 31.1 25.2-37.7
No 670 92 12.4 9.8-15.6 81 11.7 9.0-14.9 168 24.1 20.0-28.8 108 13.4 10.7-16.7 221 38.4 33.7-43.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 23 13.4 8.2-21.3 18 10.6 6.2-17.5 50 37.9 29.0-47.6 23 14.6 9.0-22.9 39 23.5 16.6-32.0
Non-Veteran 887 126 14.6 11.9-17.7 109 11.3 9.1-14.1 223 22.9 19.5-26.8 136 12.9 10.6-15.6 293 38.2 34.1-42.6

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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.

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.

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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