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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 sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy.*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,009 976 49.2 46.4-52.0 1,033 50.8 48.0-53.6
GENDER
Male 766 366 47.8 43.3-52.3 400 52.2 47.7-56.7
Female 1,243 610 50.3 46.8-53.8 633 49.7 46.2-53.2
RACE
White 1,611 808 50.6 47.6-53.7 803 49.4 46.3-52.4
African American 356 153 45.5 38.5-52.7 203 54.5 47.3-61.5
Other Minorities 25 11 39.7 20.2-63.1 14 60.3 36.9-79.8
HISPANIC
Yes 42 21 64.6 45.6-79.9 21 35.4 20.1-54.4
No 1,918 930 49.1 46.3-52.0 988 50.9 48.0-53.7
AGE
45-54 431 146 32.6 27.1-38.7 285 67.4 61.3-72.9
55-64 707 338 47.7 43.0-52.4 369 52.3 47.6-57.0
65+ 871 492 59.3 55.2-63.3 379 40.7 36.7-44.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 438 192 44.2 37.7-50.8 246 55.8 49.2-62.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 619 305 49.3 44.2-54.4 314 50.7 45.6-55.8
Some Post-H.S. 445 231 52.2 46.3-58.0 214 47.8 42.0-53.7
College Graduate 504 247 50.4 45.2-55.6 257 49.6 44.4-54.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 334 145 43.0 36.0-50.2 189 57.0 49.8-64.0
$15,000- 24,999 357 158 44.3 37.5-51.3 199 55.7 48.7-62.5
$25,000- 34,999 228 113 52.2 44.2-60.1 115 47.8 39.9-55.8
$35,000- 49,999 281 122 42.7 35.6-50.2 159 57.3 49.8-64.4
$50,000+ 477 260 55.6 50.2-60.9 217 44.4 39.1-49.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 97 47 42.1 31.5-53.5 50 57.9 46.5-68.5
Appalachia II 155 87 53.2 44.5-61.8 68 46.8 38.2-55.5
Appalachia III 127 71 50.6 41.1-60.0 56 49.4 40.0-58.9
Catawba 80 34 41.1 29.3-54.0 46 58.9 46.0-70.7
Edisto 42 17 41.5 25.4-59.7 25 58.5 40.3-74.6
Low Country 98 44 44.8 34.4-55.8 54 55.2 44.2-65.6
Palmetto 194 119 62.7 54.8-69.9 75 37.3 30.1-45.2
Pee Dee 604 259 42.5 37.4-47.8 345 57.5 52.2-62.6
Savannah 78 47 55.1 42.5-67.0 31 44.9 33.0-57.5
Trident 159 80 53.0 44.3-61.5 79 47.0 38.5-55.7
Upper Savannah 146 66 44.4 34.1-55.2 80 55.6 44.8-65.9
Waccamaw 140 66 46.4 37.5-55.4 74 53.6 44.6-62.5
Wateree 70 29 38.3 26.8-51.3 41 61.7 48.7-73.2

*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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