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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening

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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 542 283 53.5 48.9-58.0 99 18.1 14.9-21.9 88 16.2 13.1-19.8 72 12.2 9.6-15.4
GENDER
Male 213 112 54.8 47.6-61.9 39 18.6 13.7-24.8 34 15.8 11.2-21.7 28 10.8 7.4-15.5
Female 329 171 52.3 46.5-58.1 60 17.8 13.8-22.6 54 16.5 12.7-21.2 44 13.4 9.9-17.9
RACE
White 464 233 51.1 46.2-56.0 87 18.6 15.2-22.7 83 18.0 14.5-22.1 61 12.2 9.5-15.7
African American 68 42 64.5 51.3-75.8 12 17.2 9.4-29.5 5 7.2 2.8-17.2 9 11.0 5.4-21.3
Other Minorities 7 6 86.9 43.3-98.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 13.1 1.7-56.7
HISPANIC
Yes 8 7 93.3 61.9-99.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.7 0.8-38.1
No 528 274 52.8 48.2-57.4 97 18.4 15.1-22.2 88 16.7 13.5-20.4 69 12.1 9.5-15.3
AGE
50-54 107 50 48.7 37.9-59.6 18 13.8 8.4-21.8 18 17.0 10.3-26.8 21 20.6 13.3-30.5
55-64 184 96 53.2 45.5-60.7 35 19.7 14.2-26.6 32 17.3 12.3-23.9 21 9.8 6.3-14.9
65+ 251 137 55.5 48.8-62.0 46 18.8 14.1-24.6 38 15.1 11.0-20.4 30 10.6 7.3-15.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 42 58.4 45.8-69.9 10 11.9 5.9-22.6 13 16.1 9.2-26.7 12 13.6 7.5-23.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 146 76 53.1 44.3-61.6 30 19.6 13.7-27.3 23 17.3 11.6-25.2 17 10.0 6.0-16.3
Some Post-H.S. 151 78 51.7 43.0-60.3 33 22.2 15.8-30.2 21 13.1 8.2-20.3 19 13.0 8.2-19.9
College Graduate 166 86 53.3 45.2-61.1 25 15.6 10.6-22.5 31 18.2 12.9-25.1 24 12.9 8.5-19.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 60 33 54.5 40.1-68.2 12 21.3 11.6-35.9 2 2.1 0.5- 8.5 13 22.1 12.4-36.0
$15,000- 24,999 78 43 55.3 43.4-66.7 13 16.2 9.2-26.9 16 20.7 12.6-31.9 6 7.8 3.4-17.0
$25,000- 34,999 72 42 59.0 46.0-70.9 11 15.7 8.4-27.3 10 11.8 6.1-21.6 9 13.5 6.8-25.0
$35,000- 49,999 90 41 45.7 35.1-56.7 16 17.5 10.8-27.0 25 29.4 20.3-40.5 8 7.5 3.6-15.0
$50,000+ 142 75 56.3 47.5-64.7 29 19.8 13.7-27.6 18 12.1 7.4-19.0 20 11.8 7.5-18.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 42 18 43.0 28.5-58.8 8 20.6 10.6-36.3 9 22.2 11.8-37.9 7 14.2 6.6-28.1
Appalachia II 69 36 56.4 43.4-68.5 14 19.5 11.1-31.9 10 12.0 6.2-21.7 9 12.2 6.2-22.4
Appalachia III 24 10 45.3 26.3-65.9 7 28.4 13.7-49.9 1 5.3 0.7-29.3 6 20.9 9.0-41.4
Catawba 33 19 58.0 39.9-74.3 4 12.1 4.3-29.8 8 23.9 11.9-42.1 2 6.0 1.3-23.2
Edisto 9 4 51.4 19.5-82.2 2 15.5 3.5-48.3 1 11.8 1.6-52.5 2 21.3 4.8-59.6
Low Country 33 14 53.7 35.2-71.2 6 18.2 8.1-35.9 9 20.8 10.3-37.6 4 7.4 2.6-18.8
Palmetto 83 38 43.1 32.2-54.6 15 21.1 12.8-32.6 16 18.6 11.3-28.9 14 17.3 10.1-28.0
Pee Dee 36 21 62.1 43.4-77.7 8 14.9 6.9-29.5 4 15.6 5.4-37.4 3 7.4 2.1-22.4
Savannah 22 16 76.5 54.1-90.0 4 15.2 5.2-37.0 1 5.5 0.8-30.4 1 2.8 0.4-17.5
Trident 71 44 62.4 49.7-73.6 11 15.0 8.2-25.9 9 12.8 6.5-23.8 7 9.8 4.5-20.1
Upper Savannah 31 20 63.5 44.6-79.0 2 6.2 1.4-23.0 3 9.7 3.1-26.6 6 20.7 9.4-39.6
Waccamaw 49 24 50.0 35.6-64.5 9 19.3 10.1-33.7 9 18.1 9.3-32.2 7 12.6 5.8-25.4
Wateree 34 13 38.3 22.8-56.6 9 25.8 13.1-44.5 8 25.0 12.7-43.4 4 10.9 3.5-29.2

* 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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