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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Colorectal Cancer Screening

3 Risk factor for not having had a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,178 3,176 59.5 57.8-61.1 2,002 40.5 38.9-42.2
GENDER
Male 1,994 1,214 57.4 54.7-60.1 780 42.6 39.9-45.3
Female 3,184 1,962 61.1 59.0-63.2 1,222 38.9 36.8-41.0
RACE
White 4,108 2,634 63.1 61.2-64.8 1,474 36.9 35.2-38.8
African American 923 458 47.4 43.3-51.6 465 52.6 48.4-56.7
Other 91 46 47.6 35.7-59.9 45 52.4 40.1-64.3
HISPANIC
Yes 86 49 58.2 45.5-69.9 37 41.8 30.1-54.5
No 4,947 3,054 59.7 57.9-61.4 1,893 40.3 38.6-42.1
AGE
45-54 906 390 42.6 38.7-46.6 516 57.4 53.4-61.3
55-64 1,843 1,112 60.1 57.3-62.7 731 39.9 37.3-42.7
65+ 2,429 1,674 68.0 65.7-70.3 755 32.0 29.7-34.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 937 485 49.5 45.6-53.4 452 50.5 46.6-54.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,603 924 56.7 53.6-59.7 679 43.3 40.3-46.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,227 788 63.7 60.3-67.0 439 36.3 33.0-39.7
College Graduate 1,392 971 66.3 63.0-69.4 421 33.7 30.6-37.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 738 368 47.2 42.5-52.0 370 52.8 48.0-57.5
$15,000- $24,999 818 445 51.5 47.3-55.7 373 48.5 44.3-52.7
$25,000- $34,999 609 379 59.5 54.4-64.4 230 40.5 35.6-45.6
$35,000- $49,999 659 429 62.8 58.1-67.3 230 37.2 32.7-41.9
$50,000+ 1,471 998 65.4 62.3-68.3 473 34.6 31.7-37.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 398 256 63.4 57.8-68.6 142 36.6 31.4-42.2
Appalachia II 368 241 64.1 58.5-69.4 127 35.9 30.6-41.5
Appalachia III 277 166 56.0 49.4-62.4 111 44.0 37.6-50.6
Catawba 209 120 56.7 49.0-64.2 89 43.3 35.8-51.0
Edisto Savannah 614 352 55.1 50.5-59.5 262 44.9 40.5-49.5
Low Country 583 384 62.6 57.9-67.1 199 37.4 32.9-42.1
Palmetto 444 292 64.4 59.2-69.3 152 35.6 30.7-40.8
Pee Dee 427 241 54.9 49.4-60.2 186 45.1 39.8-50.6
Trident 559 364 61.5 56.3-66.6 195 38.5 33.4-43.7
Upper Savannah 358 200 52.4 46.5-58.2 158 47.6 41.8-53.5
Waccamaw 612 358 55.5 51.1-59.9 254 44.5 40.1-48.9
Wateree 270 170 60.1 53.1-66.7 100 39.9 33.3-46.9
Region***
Region I 756 456 58.1 54.1-62.1 300 41.9 37.9-45.9
Region II 645 407 60.5 56.2-64.6 238 39.5 35.4-43.8
Region III 653 412 61.9 57.5-66.0 241 38.1 34.0-42.5
Region IV 697 411 57.0 52.7-61.1 286 43.0 38.9-47.3
Region V 614 352 55.1 50.5-59.5 262 44.9 40.5-49.5
Region VI 612 358 55.5 51.1-59.9 254 44.5 40.1-48.9
Region VII 559 364 61.5 56.3-66.6 195 38.5 33.4-43.7
Region VIII 583 384 62.6 57.9-67.1 199 37.4 32.9-42.1

*Data in this table was derived from the Colorectal Cancer Screening section.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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