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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 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 1,451 428 30.2 27.6-32.9 285 19.9 17.7-22.4 492 33.9 31.2-36.7 127 8.5 7.1-10.2 119 7.5 6.2- 9.1
GENDER
Male 555 174 32.7 28.4-37.3 90 17.3 14.0-21.1 200 34.3 30.1-38.8 50 8.7 6.5-11.5 41 7.0 5.0- 9.6
Female 896 254 28.0 24.9-31.4 195 22.1 19.2-25.4 292 33.5 30.2-37.0 77 8.4 6.6-10.6 78 8.0 6.3-10.0
RACE
White 1,257 358 28.9 26.2-31.7 234 18.5 16.2-20.9 444 35.3 32.5-38.2 117 9.3 7.7-11.2 104 8.0 6.5- 9.8
African American 176 63 35.2 27.3-44.0 47 27.4 20.3-35.9 43 26.4 19.5-34.8 8 5.1 2.5-10.3 15 5.8 3.4- 9.9
Other 11 5 41.2 15.6-72.8 2 12.1 2.7-40.1 4 46.7 17.6-78.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 27 8 38.2 19.4-61.4 7 21.4 9.7-40.7 6 18.3 7.7-37.4 4 15.7 5.5-37.3 2 6.4 1.5-23.4
No 1,408 414 29.9 27.3-32.7 276 20.0 17.7-22.5 481 34.2 31.5-37.1 122 8.4 7.0-10.1 115 7.4 6.1- 9.0
AGE
50-54 232 69 30.4 23.9-37.8 48 20.1 14.8-26.7 70 31.7 25.1-39.1 20 8.5 5.3-13.2 25 9.3 6.1-14.0
55-64 496 154 32.4 27.9-37.2 96 19.7 16.1-24.0 155 30.6 26.3-35.2 49 9.7 7.2-12.9 42 7.7 5.5-10.6
65+ 723 205 28.6 25.0-32.5 141 20.0 16.8-23.5 267 37.0 33.1-41.0 58 7.7 5.8-10.1 52 6.8 5.0- 9.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 199 70 34.8 27.6-42.8 32 16.2 11.0-23.3 65 32.6 25.7-40.4 18 8.5 5.0-14.0 14 7.8 4.5-13.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 406 104 26.8 22.1-32.1 96 23.7 19.2-28.9 128 31.8 26.8-37.2 46 10.5 7.8-14.0 32 7.3 4.9-10.5
Some Post-H.S. 362 121 34.4 29.0-40.2 71 20.5 16.2-25.6 113 31.1 26.1-36.6 24 6.4 4.1- 9.9 33 7.6 5.2-11.0
College Graduate 484 133 27.8 23.6-32.4 86 17.9 14.4-21.9 186 38.4 33.7-43.3 39 8.4 6.1-11.5 40 7.5 5.4-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 49 32.1 24.1-41.3 34 22.6 15.6-31.7 43 27.4 20.1-36.2 17 11.0 6.6-17.8 13 6.8 3.8-12.1
$15,000- $24,999 234 74 32.6 25.9-40.1 44 19.0 13.7-25.9 67 28.4 22.4-35.3 18 7.0 4.1-11.6 31 13.0 9.0-18.4
$25,000- $34,999 183 51 30.4 23.2-38.7 45 25.0 18.8-32.5 61 32.5 25.4-40.5 12 5.7 3.1-10.4 14 6.3 3.7-10.7
$35,000- $49,999 199 57 28.9 22.4-36.5 33 17.1 12.1-23.6 74 39.2 31.9-47.1 24 10.3 6.8-15.2 11 4.4 2.3- 8.3
$50,000+ 448 130 30.0 25.5-34.9 82 19.0 15.3-23.3 164 34.9 30.3-39.8 38 9.1 6.6-12.6 34 7.0 4.9-10.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 86 26 29.0 20.0-40.0 15 16.2 9.6-26.2 24 29.5 20.0-41.2 10 12.8 6.5-23.7 11 12.5 6.3-23.5
Appalachia II 176 55 31.2 24.2-39.2 28 16.7 11.6-23.6 67 38.1 30.4-46.3 10 5.4 2.8-10.1 16 8.6 5.0-14.4
Appalachia III 115 35 32.2 23.3-42.7 29 23.9 16.4-33.5 30 26.1 18.1-36.1 6 5.4 2.4-11.9 15 12.3 6.9-20.9
Catawba 84 25 30.8 20.6-43.2 18 17.4 10.7-27.1 27 34.6 23.6-47.7 7 8.2 3.7-17.1 7 9.0 4.2-18.1
Edisto Savannah 106 31 27.9 19.8-37.9 19 15.1 9.4-23.4 34 38.9 28.6-50.3 15 12.6 7.4-20.6 7 5.4 2.3-12.0
Low Country 102 27 30.6 20.9-42.4 19 19.7 12.7-29.3 34 29.5 21.0-39.6 12 11.1 6.1-19.4 10 9.1 4.8-16.6
Palmetto 234 70 29.0 22.9-36.0 58 24.8 19.0-31.7 81 37.0 30.3-44.3 11 4.8 2.5- 9.1 14 4.3 2.4- 7.4
Pee Dee 78 25 26.9 17.7-38.6 19 29.7 18.8-43.6 24 30.4 20.4-42.6 4 3.4 1.1-10.1 6 9.6 4.2-20.5
Trident 168 42 27.7 20.8-35.9 31 19.0 13.0-26.9 58 29.6 22.9-37.3 23 15.4 10.1-22.8 14 8.3 4.8-14.0
Upper Savannah 87 26 31.2 20.9-43.7 11 14.0 7.5-24.6 35 39.5 28.8-51.2 10 10.6 5.6-19.2 5 4.7 1.9-11.2
Waccamaw 129 38 29.5 21.6-38.8 23 21.5 13.8-32.0 46 34.0 25.8-43.3 13 8.6 4.8-14.8 9 6.4 3.2-12.3
Wateree 79 27 41.1 28.8-54.5 13 14.1 7.9-24.0 28 35.2 24.5-47.6 6 5.8 2.4-13.4 5 3.8 1.5- 9.3

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being aged 50 and older and have ever had 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 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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