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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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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 More than 5 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 896 388 43.7 39.7-47.8 175 21.1 18.0-24.6 183 19.1 16.2-22.4 150 16.0 13.3-19.2
GENDER
Male 311 142 47.2 40.6-54.0 64 20.5 15.8-26.3 57 18.1 13.4-23.9 48 14.2 10.2-19.4
Female 585 246 41.3 36.5-46.3 111 21.5 17.6-26.1 126 19.9 16.3-23.9 102 17.3 13.9-21.4
RACE
White 739 310 41.8 37.6-46.2 146 21.3 17.9-25.1 157 20.8 17.5-24.5 126 16.1 13.2-19.5
African American 143 72 52.8 42.0-63.5 27 20.0 12.8-29.7 22 10.7 5.7-19.1 22 16.5 9.9-26.2
Other Minorities 8 2 18.6 4.1-54.8 2 35.6 9.3-74.9 3 35.8 9.1-75.7 1 10.0 1.3-48.6
HISPANIC
Yes 18 9 47.9 22.7-74.2 5 34.2 13.5-63.5 1 6.0 0.8-33.0 3 11.9 2.3-43.9
No 862 372 43.8 39.8-48.0 167 20.6 17.5-24.1 180 19.8 16.7-23.2 143 15.8 13.1-19.0
AGE
50-54 156 69 44.2 34.6-54.2 28 20.2 13.3-29.6 35 19.9 13.2-28.9 24 15.7 9.8-24.2
55-64 300 114 36.0 29.7-42.8 71 25.8 20.3-32.3 69 22.8 17.5-29.2 46 15.4 10.9-21.3
65+ 440 205 48.9 43.2-54.6 76 18.2 14.2-23.1 79 16.3 12.7-20.6 80 16.6 12.9-21.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 169 78 52.2 41.9-62.4 31 17.5 11.0-26.6 30 14.0 8.7-21.7 30 16.3 9.9-25.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 257 115 44.9 37.4-52.7 38 15.5 10.8-21.7 56 21.5 15.6-28.8 48 18.1 13.0-24.7
Some Post-H.S. 211 85 38.8 31.4-46.8 46 23.7 17.5-31.1 45 18.9 13.8-25.4 35 18.6 13.0-25.9
College Graduate 256 107 41.0 34.2-48.2 60 26.4 20.5-33.3 52 20.3 15.3-26.5 37 12.3 8.6-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 62 44.6 34.1-55.6 28 23.2 15.0-34.0 30 14.2 9.1-21.5 26 18.1 10.9-28.3
$15,000- 24,999 134 59 46.3 35.4-57.5 22 16.3 9.8-26.1 32 25.5 16.7-36.9 21 11.9 6.9-19.7
$25,000- 34,999 112 52 42.4 31.9-53.7 12 12.5 6.6-22.3 24 22.1 14.3-32.5 24 23.0 14.5-34.6
$35,000- 49,999 108 47 42.9 32.7-53.7 19 15.8 9.6-24.9 22 20.0 12.8-29.7 20 21.3 13.5-32.0
$50,000+ 253 108 40.7 33.9-47.8 61 27.4 21.4-34.3 52 19.7 14.7-25.9 32 12.3 8.3-17.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 49 17 35.6 22.7-51.2 12 27.7 15.9-43.6 11 23.0 12.6-38.1 9 13.7 6.6-26.4
Appalachia II 91 39 40.5 30.2-51.8 19 22.1 13.8-33.3 18 21.9 13.5-33.5 15 15.5 9.1-25.2
Appalachia III 47 10 25.8 14.3-42.1 9 21.0 10.8-36.8 16 29.3 18.0-43.8 12 23.9 13.5-38.7
Catawba 43 24 58.4 41.6-73.5 9 22.5 10.9-40.6 4 8.2 3.0-20.3 6 11.0 4.5-24.2
Edisto 17 11 65.1 39.4-84.2 3 17.6 5.6-43.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 17.3 5.3-43.6
Low Country 47 18 41.8 27.4-57.8 11 24.8 13.9-40.2 9 16.8 8.6-30.1 9 16.7 8.4-30.5
Palmetto 97 39 41.8 31.2-53.1 21 20.2 13.1-29.9 20 19.4 12.3-29.1 17 18.7 10.9-30.1
Pee Dee 240 111 49.1 41.0-57.3 39 13.7 9.8-19.0 50 21.4 15.2-29.2 40 15.7 10.7-22.6
Savannah 30 14 46.3 28.8-64.8 6 25.6 11.8-47.0 6 16.7 7.3-33.7 4 11.4 4.0-28.0
Trident 78 36 48.6 36.1-61.2 14 18.5 10.8-29.9 16 18.8 11.2-29.7 12 14.2 7.8-24.3
Upper Savannah 54 23 41.0 26.4-57.4 11 20.9 10.8-36.5 12 23.6 11.0-43.6 8 14.5 6.6-29.0
Waccamaw 67 26 36.9 25.5-49.8 15 24.7 15.3-37.3 15 20.4 12.2-32.0 11 18.1 9.8-30.9
Wateree 30 18 62.0 41.9-78.7 4 11.9 4.1-30.0 5 13.3 5.2-30.0 3 12.8 4.1-33.5

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being age 50 and older and reported having a blood stool test.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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