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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 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 1,209 447 37.9 34.9-41.0 270 22.3 19.8-25.1 281 22.7 20.2-25.3 211 17.1 14.9-19.6
GENDER
Male 429 174 40.4 35.4-45.5 98 24.2 20.0-29.0 99 22.0 18.1-26.5 58 13.4 10.2-17.4
Female 780 273 36.0 32.4-39.8 172 21.0 18.0-24.2 182 23.1 20.1-26.5 153 19.9 16.9-23.2
RACE
White 1,070 393 37.1 34.0-40.3 236 21.9 19.3-24.8 251 23.4 20.8-26.3 190 17.6 15.2-20.3
African American 131 51 43.1 33.7-53.1 31 23.1 15.7-32.5 28 18.5 12.3-26.9 21 15.3 9.5-23.7
Other 4 1 25.5 3.3-77.7 1 39.8 6.3-86.6 2 34.6 6.7-79.7 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 18 5 21.7 8.1-46.7 6 46.2 22.3-71.9 6 29.1 12.3-54.5 1 3.0 0.4-19.2
No 1,182 441 38.4 35.4-41.6 260 21.7 19.2-24.4 274 22.6 20.1-25.3 207 17.3 15.0-19.8
AGE
45-54 182 56 32.2 24.9-40.5 50 26.7 19.9-34.8 36 18.8 13.4-25.8 40 22.3 16.0-30.1
55-64 448 160 36.7 31.9-41.8 106 22.9 18.9-27.5 115 25.8 21.7-30.5 67 14.6 11.3-18.6
65+ 579 231 40.8 36.5-45.3 114 20.4 16.9-24.3 130 21.5 18.1-25.4 104 17.3 14.2-20.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 137 58 39.6 30.9-48.9 25 19.5 12.9-28.5 28 22.0 14.9-31.3 26 18.9 12.6-27.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 347 126 38.5 32.9-44.5 87 24.9 20.1-30.5 71 19.8 15.7-24.7 63 16.7 12.9-21.4
Some Post-H.S. 311 115 37.9 32.1-44.0 66 20.4 16.0-25.7 74 23.8 19.0-29.4 56 18.0 13.6-23.4
College Graduate 413 147 36.6 31.7-41.8 92 22.6 18.5-27.4 108 24.5 20.4-29.2 66 16.3 12.7-20.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 132 44 35.4 26.3-45.6 30 24.6 16.7-34.6 31 21.8 15.2-30.4 27 18.2 12.1-26.5
$15,000- $24,999 184 70 40.3 32.6-48.5 45 24.1 17.6-32.1 32 16.4 11.3-23.1 37 19.2 13.5-26.6
$25,000- $34,999 144 55 41.0 32.4-50.1 33 20.9 14.7-28.9 31 21.5 15.0-29.7 25 16.7 11.0-24.4
$35,000- $49,999 171 65 38.4 30.9-46.5 33 19.1 13.6-26.2 47 27.4 20.9-35.0 26 15.1 10.0-22.1
$50,000+ 376 139 36.5 31.4-41.9 79 20.9 16.8-25.7 100 26.1 21.6-31.2 58 16.4 12.6-21.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 81 22 24.9 16.5-35.8 16 17.9 10.8-28.3 28 39.6 28.4-51.9 15 17.6 10.0-29.2
Appalachia II 168 66 40.8 32.7-49.4 36 21.5 15.1-29.5 40 22.8 16.5-30.6 26 15.0 9.9-21.9
Appalachia III 72 22 34.5 23.4-47.6 14 19.9 11.6-31.9 16 20.3 12.0-32.1 20 25.3 16.0-37.6
Catawba 67 20 27.9 18.0-40.5 16 24.2 14.9-36.9 15 23.0 13.9-35.6 16 24.9 15.4-37.7
Edisto Savannah 81 35 45.5 34.1-57.4 16 18.3 10.9-28.9 17 19.4 11.7-30.5 13 16.8 9.6-28.0
Low Country 82 23 30.1 20.3-42.1 20 22.3 14.4-33.0 23 25.7 17.0-36.9 16 21.9 13.1-34.3
Palmetto 178 64 36.5 29.0-44.6 41 24.1 17.7-31.9 43 23.5 17.3-31.0 30 15.9 10.7-23.0
Pee Dee 69 24 33.1 22.3-46.1 19 28.3 17.8-41.7 16 26.4 16.4-39.7 10 12.2 6.4-22.1
Trident 162 64 40.0 32.1-48.4 36 23.1 16.4-31.5 34 19.7 14.1-26.8 28 17.3 11.7-24.8
Upper Savannah 65 31 49.4 36.8-62.1 8 10.6 4.9-21.1 16 23.5 14.5-35.8 10 16.5 9.0-28.4
Waccamaw 123 51 43.2 33.8-53.0 33 27.3 19.6-36.7 19 13.5 8.4-20.9 20 16.1 10.2-24.3
Wateree 54 24 48.4 33.3-63.7 13 24.7 13.3-41.4 12 19.5 10.8-32.7 5 7.4 2.8-17.9

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