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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Northeastern Partnership**

Colorectal Cancer Screening

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 7,277 2,068 29.0 27.7-30.3 847 11.8 10.9-12.7 571 7.6 6.9- 8.4 528 6.5 5.9- 7.3 3,263 45.1 43.7-46.6
-Northeastern Partnership 570 149 26.1 22.2-30.4 41 7.0 5.1- 9.5 32 4.7 3.1- 6.8 41 6.5 4.7- 9.1 307 55.7 51.1-60.2
GENDER
Male 197 51 26.7 20.5-34.0 14 6.2 3.6-10.4 6 2.9 1.2- 6.7 12 5.7 3.1-10.2 114 58.5 50.9-65.7
Female 373 98 25.6 20.9-31.0 27 7.6 5.2-11.2 26 6.1 4.0- 9.3 29 7.3 4.9-10.7 193 53.3 47.7-58.9
RACE
White 359 93 23.5 19.1-28.6 29 8.2 5.7-11.9 20 4.7 2.9- 7.7 28 7.2 4.8-10.8 189 56.3 50.6-61.9
African American 201 51 29.5 22.5-37.7 11 4.9 2.6- 9.0 12 4.7 2.5- 8.9 13 5.7 3.2-10.0 114 55.1 47.1-62.8
AGE
50-54 107 25 22.2 14.2-32.8 5 4.9 1.9-11.6 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 3 2.4 0.7- 8.1 72 69.4 58.6-78.4
55-64 198 54 28.4 21.9-36.0 16 7.1 4.3-11.5 16 6.7 3.8-11.4 12 5.6 3.0-10.2 100 52.3 44.5-59.9
65-74 157 47 28.5 21.3-37.0 14 7.9 4.5-13.5 8 4.9 2.2-10.5 13 8.7 4.8-15.4 75 50.0 41.2-58.8
75+ 108 23 21.9 14.3-32.0 6 8.1 3.7-17.1 6 4.2 1.8- 9.6 13 10.7 6.0-18.5 60 55.1 44.5-65.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 152 34 20.6 14.5-28.5 7 4.5 2.1- 9.4 7 5.0 2.2-11.0 11 5.1 2.7- 9.6 93 64.7 56.0-72.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 193 50 26.6 20.0-34.4 13 5.6 3.1- 9.8 12 5.1 2.7- 9.7 17 8.0 4.7-13.2 101 54.7 46.7-62.4
Some Post-H.S. 107 36 32.3 23.0-43.3 9 9.5 4.8-17.8 7 5.1 2.2-11.3 4 3.8 1.3-10.6 51 49.3 38.7-60.0
College Graduate 118 29 26.1 18.0-36.1 12 9.8 5.5-17.0 6 3.1 1.3- 7.1 9 8.4 4.2-16.1 62 52.6 42.5-62.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 111 28 21.3 14.5-30.2 7 6.6 3.0-14.0 7 7.2 3.1-16.1 10 8.2 4.2-15.3 59 56.7 46.3-66.5
$15,000- 24,999 117 27 23.8 15.9-34.1 7 5.4 2.5-11.3 8 6.4 2.9-13.5 9 6.1 2.9-12.3 66 58.4 48.0-68.1
$25,000- 34,999 53 19 33.6 21.2-48.8 3 6.0 1.8-17.7 4 4.8 1.6-13.5 1 2.4 0.3-15.0 26 53.3 38.4-67.7
$35,000- 49,999 59 14 25.0 14.5-39.7 5 8.6 3.6-19.2 4 5.0 1.7-13.7 4 7.1 2.5-18.3 32 54.3 40.5-67.5
$50,000-74,999 42 13 27.1 15.6-42.8 3 7.2 2.3-20.5 3 5.3 1.5-17.0 2 7.0 1.7-24.1 21 53.5 37.4-68.8
$75,000+ 42 9 22.3 11.6-38.5 4 9.2 3.4-22.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 5 10.8 4.1-25.6 23 56.8 40.1-72.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 260 72 26.9 21.2-33.4 16 6.1 3.7-10.0 15 5.4 3.0- 9.6 23 7.1 4.5-10.8 134 54.5 47.7-61.2
No 295 75 26.6 21.2-32.7 24 7.6 5.0-11.4 16 4.1 2.4- 7.0 17 6.0 3.5-10.0 163 55.7 49.3-62.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 88 24 27.9 18.7-39.3 4 4.9 1.8-12.3 5 5.8 2.3-14.0 5 6.2 2.3-15.5 50 55.2 43.8-66.1
Non-Veteran 481 124 25.4 21.2-30.1 37 7.5 5.4-10.4 27 4.4 2.9- 6.7 36 6.7 4.7- 9.4 257 56.0 51.0-60.9
Currently Serving 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being age 50 and older and reported having a blood stool test and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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