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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Colorectal Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5-10 years More than 10 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 958 301 31.1 27.6-34.9 191 20.2 17.0-23.8 300 31.8 28.3-35.5 89 9.6 7.5-12.1 77 7.3 5.5- 9.5
GENDER
Male 363 120 33.5 27.9-39.6 76 21.4 16.4-27.4 106 28.6 23.5-34.3 34 9.5 6.5-13.7 27 7.0 4.5-10.9
Female 595 181 29.3 24.9-34.1 115 19.2 15.4-23.8 194 34.3 29.7-39.3 55 9.7 7.1-13.1 50 7.4 5.2-10.4
RACE
White 796 238 29.7 26.0-33.6 155 17.7 14.7-21.1 257 33.7 29.9-37.8 79 10.5 8.2-13.4 67 8.4 6.3-11.1
African American 147 59 38.4 28.4-49.6 34 31.2 21.2-43.2 37 23.3 15.8-33.1 8 4.4 1.8-10.3 9 2.6 1.1- 6.3
Other Minorities 11 3 20.1 5.7-51.3 1 14.1 1.9-57.6 4 37.7 12.0-72.9 2 24.4 4.1-70.7 1 3.6 0.5-23.4
HISPANIC
Yes 20 6 37.6 17.6-62.9 3 8.6 2.0-30.2 6 26.2 10.8-50.8 4 26.4 9.4-55.4 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9
No 914 285 30.7 27.1-34.6 185 20.7 17.4-24.4 285 31.8 28.2-35.6 84 9.2 7.2-11.7 75 7.6 5.7- 9.9
AGE
50-54 144 47 32.0 23.1-42.6 23 16.7 9.4-28.0 43 28.3 20.1-38.2 15 10.3 5.1-19.6 16 12.7 7.0-22.1
55-64 337 103 28.5 23.0-34.8 68 21.8 16.7-28.0 100 30.0 24.3-36.5 40 12.6 8.9-17.5 26 7.0 4.4-11.0
65+ 477 151 32.7 27.7-38.2 100 20.1 15.8-25.2 157 34.1 29.2-39.5 34 7.3 5.0-10.6 35 5.8 3.9- 8.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 69 32.2 24.0-41.7 39 25.4 16.6-36.7 49 27.2 19.6-36.5 15 5.7 2.7-11.6 14 9.5 4.9-17.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 301 102 39.5 32.6-46.8 59 17.5 12.8-23.5 96 29.7 23.7-36.5 17 6.7 3.8-11.6 27 6.6 4.0-10.7
Some Post-H.S. 228 72 28.9 22.2-36.5 43 21.4 15.1-29.6 61 24.9 19.0-31.9 34 16.8 11.7-23.6 18 7.9 4.7-13.1
College Graduate 242 58 23.6 18.0-30.3 50 18.6 13.8-24.6 93 42.7 35.7-50.1 23 9.0 5.7-14.0 18 6.0 3.5-10.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 53 31.6 22.8-42.0 29 24.8 15.9-36.5 36 26.0 17.6-36.6 8 3.1 1.2- 7.7 17 14.4 7.7-25.3
$15,000- 24,999 155 45 29.2 20.8-39.3 31 19.2 11.8-29.7 53 35.4 26.0-46.0 16 10.9 5.5-20.5 10 5.3 2.3-11.4
$25,000- 34,999 110 36 33.1 23.6-44.1 19 12.8 7.5-21.2 32 32.1 22.6-43.3 10 10.0 4.8-19.8 13 12.0 6.4-21.4
$35,000- 49,999 122 37 29.0 20.4-39.4 22 22.1 13.2-34.7 38 29.0 20.7-39.1 10 9.5 4.9-17.8 15 10.3 5.7-18.0
$50,000+ 259 77 31.1 24.8-38.1 52 19.6 14.7-25.6 91 34.7 28.4-41.6 28 11.1 7.5-16.2 11 3.5 1.8- 6.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 47 13 29.2 17.1-45.2 9 17.4 8.8-31.5 17 36.9 23.1-53.1 5 10.6 4.1-24.5 3 6.0 1.9-17.9
Appalachia II 85 25 32.8 22.7-45.0 15 14.4 8.4-23.6 34 42.4 31.5-54.2 7 7.2 3.1-15.9 4 3.1 1.1- 8.5
Appalachia III 71 19 27.6 17.9-40.0 17 20.5 12.5-31.7 23 34.6 23.9-47.2 5 6.4 2.6-15.0 7 10.9 5.1-21.6
Catawba 34 15 45.1 28.2-63.3 7 20.2 9.3-38.4 7 23.2 10.5-43.7 3 5.9 1.8-17.9 2 5.6 1.4-20.1
Edisto 17 8 33.1 14.3-59.5 3 33.5 10.9-67.5 4 17.4 6.0-40.9 2 16.0 3.4-50.8 0 0.0 . - .
Low Country 44 11 30.0 16.6-47.9 8 15.7 7.5-29.9 14 28.0 16.4-43.7 4 9.6 3.5-23.9 7 16.7 7.8-32.2
Palmetto 115 36 30.3 21.7-40.5 25 25.6 16.7-37.1 39 32.4 23.8-42.5 11 8.5 4.6-15.2 4 3.1 1.2- 8.2
Pee Dee 254 90 36.8 29.3-44.9 47 14.8 10.7-20.2 70 27.6 21.0-35.4 21 8.0 4.9-12.6 26 12.8 7.1-22.1
Savannah 45 15 36.1 22.0-53.0 9 18.9 9.8-33.4 11 22.3 12.1-37.3 8 20.8 10.7-36.6 2 1.9 0.4- 8.0
Trident 80 21 23.6 14.8-35.6 17 22.4 13.1-35.6 26 33.3 22.8-45.8 9 10.9 5.4-20.9 7 9.8 4.2-20.9
Upper Savannah 63 17 29.0 16.5-45.8 14 24.9 13.9-40.5 16 19.0 10.0-33.2 7 14.1 5.7-30.6 9 13.0 5.9-26.4
Waccamaw 65 20 35.7 24.0-49.4 10 14.3 7.5-25.5 26 34.7 23.7-47.5 4 7.2 2.7-17.8 5 8.2 3.3-18.7
Wateree 29 10 30.1 15.6-50.0 7 20.9 9.4-40.0 11 43.0 25.2-62.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.1 0.9-32.4

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being age 50 and older and reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exams.

#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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