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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Respondents aged 50 and older that have not had a blood stool test within the past two years.*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,991 563 30.3 27.7-32.9 1,428 69.7 67.1-72.3
GENDER
Male 765 206 28.9 25.1-33.2 559 71.1 66.8-74.9
Female 1,226 357 31.3 28.1-34.7 869 68.7 65.3-71.9
RACE
White 1,594 456 30.5 27.8-33.4 1,138 69.5 66.6-72.2
African American 356 99 30.7 24.5-37.6 257 69.3 62.4-75.5
Other Minorities 24 4 16.0 5.6-38.0 20 84.0 62.0-94.4
HISPANIC
Yes 41 14 40.6 23.4-60.5 27 59.4 39.5-76.6
No 1,903 539 30.2 27.7-32.9 1,364 69.8 67.1-72.3
AGE
45-54 431 97 24.0 19.1-29.8 334 76.0 70.2-80.9
55-64 702 185 27.1 23.2-31.4 517 72.9 68.6-76.8
65+ 858 281 36.3 32.3-40.5 577 63.7 59.5-67.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 431 109 27.7 22.1-34.1 322 72.3 65.9-77.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 617 153 26.0 21.8-30.7 464 74.0 69.3-78.2
Some Post-H.S. 437 131 30.8 25.8-36.3 306 69.2 63.7-74.2
College Graduate 502 167 36.0 31.1-41.2 335 64.0 58.8-68.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 334 90 32.4 25.7-39.8 244 67.6 60.2-74.3
$15,000- 24,999 357 81 25.8 20.1-32.5 276 74.2 67.5-79.9
$25,000- 34,999 226 64 27.1 20.7-34.7 162 72.9 65.3-79.3
$35,000- 49,999 278 66 22.5 17.3-28.7 212 77.5 71.3-82.7
$50,000+ 477 169 36.9 31.9-42.2 308 63.1 57.8-68.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 97 29 28.9 20.0-39.9 68 71.1 60.1-80.0
Appalachia II 156 58 38.2 30.2-46.9 98 61.8 53.1-69.8
Appalachia III 126 19 16.6 10.6-25.2 107 83.4 74.8-89.4
Catawba 79 33 44.3 31.8-57.5 46 55.7 42.5-68.2
Edisto 42 14 31.7 18.3-49.1 28 68.3 50.9-81.7
Low Country 96 29 33.7 24.0-45.1 67 66.3 54.9-76.0
Palmetto 187 60 31.5 24.6-39.3 127 68.5 60.7-75.4
Pee Dee 603 150 25.6 21.3-30.3 453 74.4 69.7-78.7
Savannah 74 20 25.8 16.7-37.7 54 74.2 62.3-83.3
Trident 157 50 34.9 26.7-44.1 107 65.1 55.9-73.3
Upper Savannah 143 34 26.2 18.2-36.2 109 73.8 63.8-81.8
Waccamaw 140 41 27.8 20.6-36.4 99 72.2 63.6-79.4
Wateree 71 22 28.5 18.3-41.6 49 71.5 58.4-81.7

*Data in this table were derived from the Colorectal Cancer Screening questions.

#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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