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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Colorectal Cancer Screening

A blood stool test is a test that may use a special kit at home to determine whether the stool contains blood.
Have you ever had this test using a home kit?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,651 1,231 44.0 41.9-46.1 1,420 56.0 53.9-58.1
GENDER
Male 1,008 436 41.5 38.2-44.9 572 58.5 55.1-61.8
Female 1,643 795 46.0 43.3-48.8 848 54.0 51.2-56.7
RACE
White 2,225 1,091 48.0 45.8-50.3 1,134 52.0 49.7-54.2
African American 377 131 31.2 26.2-36.7 246 68.8 63.3-73.8
Other 33 5 14.3 5.4-32.7 28 85.7 67.3-94.6
HISPANIC
Yes 49 19 32.0 19.3-48.0 30 68.0 52.0-80.7
No 2,564 1,202 44.5 42.3-46.7 1,362 55.5 53.3-57.7
AGE
50-54 575 184 31.5 27.3-36.0 391 68.5 64.0-72.7
55-64 933 452 46.7 43.1-50.3 481 53.3 49.7-56.9
65+ 1,143 595 48.4 45.1-51.8 548 51.6 48.2-54.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 409 141 30.6 25.9-35.8 268 69.4 64.2-74.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 773 356 43.2 39.3-47.2 417 56.8 52.8-60.7
Some Post-H.S. 655 315 45.8 41.6-50.1 340 54.2 49.9-58.4
College Graduate 810 418 50.9 47.1-54.8 392 49.1 45.2-52.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 330 139 36.9 31.0-43.2 191 63.1 56.8-69.0
$15,000- $24,999 454 188 37.2 32.4-42.3 266 62.8 57.7-67.6
$25,000- $34,999 311 145 45.2 38.9-51.6 166 54.8 48.4-61.1
$35,000- $49,999 349 172 46.8 41.0-52.7 177 53.2 47.3-59.0
$50,000+ 781 379 47.2 43.4-51.0 402 52.8 49.0-56.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 176 85 48.0 40.0-56.1 91 52.0 43.9-60.0
Appalachia II 308 172 55.0 48.7-61.2 136 45.0 38.8-51.3
Appalachia III 235 73 29.2 23.2-35.9 162 70.8 64.1-76.8
Catawba 161 68 38.0 30.2-46.5 93 62.0 53.5-69.8
Edisto Savannah 202 85 40.9 33.7-48.6 117 59.1 51.4-66.3
Low Country 157 82 49.3 40.5-58.2 75 50.7 41.8-59.5
Palmetto 375 180 44.2 38.4-50.2 195 55.8 49.8-61.6
Pee Dee 166 70 38.0 30.3-46.4 96 62.0 53.6-69.7
Trident 295 163 52.9 46.5-59.1 132 47.1 40.9-53.5
Upper Savannah 147 66 41.8 33.2-50.8 81 58.2 49.2-66.8
Waccamaw 269 125 44.0 37.6-50.7 144 56.0 49.3-62.4
Wateree 141 55 38.2 29.4-47.8 86 61.8 52.2-70.6

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being aged 50 and older.

#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 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

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