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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Colorectal Cancer Screening

Sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are exams in which a tube is inserted in the rectum to view the colon for signs of cancer or other health problems. Have you ever had either of these exams?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,450 4,447 67.0 65.1-68.8 2,003 33.0 31.2-34.9
GENDER
Male 2,413 1,638 65.8 62.7-68.7 775 34.2 31.3-37.3
Female 4,037 2,809 68.0 65.7-70.2 1,228 32.0 29.8-34.3
RACE
White 4,295 3,114 70.3 68.2-72.3 1,181 29.7 27.7-31.8
African American 1,643 1,027 60.1 55.8-64.2 616 39.9 35.8-44.2
Other 255 161 57.7 47.0-67.8 94 42.3 32.2-53.0
HISPANIC
Yes 61 38 53.0 35.4-69.9 23 47.0 30.1-64.6
No 6,174 4,287 67.6 65.7-69.5 1,887 32.4 30.5-34.3
AGE
45-54 859 415 48.7 43.7-53.8 444 51.3 46.2-56.3
55-64 2,197 1,476 67.6 64.6-70.4 721 32.4 29.6-35.4
65+ 3,394 2,556 76.3 74.2-78.4 838 23.7 21.6-25.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,063 579 52.1 47.0-57.1 484 47.9 42.9-53.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,076 1,376 62.7 59.3-66.1 700 37.3 33.9-40.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,497 1,085 70.4 66.6-73.9 412 29.6 26.1-33.4
College Graduate 1,799 1,397 75.7 72.4-78.6 402 24.3 21.4-27.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 901 512 51.1 45.8-56.3 389 48.9 43.7-54.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,174 740 60.6 55.6-65.4 434 39.4 34.6-44.4
$25,000- $34,999 669 480 70.5 65.3-75.1 189 29.5 24.9-34.7
$35,000- $49,999 797 582 69.6 64.3-74.4 215 30.4 25.6-35.7
$50,000+ 1,708 1,320 74.2 70.9-77.2 388 25.8 22.8-29.1
REGION**
Region I 829 584 67.2 62.5-71.6 245 32.8 28.4-37.5
Region II 770 552 68.1 63.3-72.5 218 31.9 27.5-36.7
Region III 770 554 68.4 63.1-73.2 216 31.6 26.8-36.9
Region IV 858 538 58.3 53.9-62.7 320 41.7 37.3-46.1
Region V 828 552 63.5 59.1-67.7 276 36.5 32.3-40.9
Region VI 794 519 65.8 61.3-70.0 275 34.2 30.0-38.7
Region VII 776 563 73.2 67.5-78.3 213 26.8 21.7-32.5
Region VIII 825 585 67.2 63.1-71.1 240 32.8 28.9-36.9

*This question was asked of men over 50.

** 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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