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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 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 3,515 1,638 44.6 42.8-46.5 1,877 55.4 53.5-57.2
GENDER
Male 1,382 651 45.1 42.2-48.2 731 54.9 51.8-57.8
Female 2,133 987 44.2 41.9-46.6 1,146 55.8 53.4-58.1
RACE
White 2,884 1,411 48.1 46.1-50.1 1,473 51.9 49.9-53.9
African American 545 186 33.1 28.5-38.1 359 66.9 61.9-71.5
Other 55 25 31.9 20.3-46.3 30 68.1 53.7-79.7
HISPANIC
Yes 36 15 34.1 19.5-52.6 21 65.9 47.4-80.5
No 3,415 1,593 44.9 43.0-46.8 1,822 55.1 53.2-57.0
AGE
50-54 698 246 33.9 30.0-38.0 452 66.1 62.0-70.0
55-64 1,290 589 44.2 41.3-47.3 701 55.8 52.7-58.7
65+ 1,527 803 50.9 48.0-53.8 724 49.1 46.2-52.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 531 206 34.4 30.0-39.1 325 65.6 60.9-70.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,087 488 43.0 39.6-46.4 599 57.0 53.6-60.4
Some Post-H.S. 825 388 45.4 41.6-49.2 437 54.6 50.8-58.4
College Graduate 1,065 555 51.4 48.0-54.8 510 48.6 45.2-52.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 512 201 38.3 33.3-43.6 311 61.7 56.4-66.7
$15,000- $24,999 592 266 39.0 34.7-43.6 326 61.0 56.4-65.3
$25,000- $34,999 396 174 42.8 37.4-48.5 222 57.2 51.5-62.6
$35,000- $49,999 465 240 51.4 46.3-56.4 225 48.6 43.6-53.7
$50,000+ 972 464 46.7 43.3-50.3 508 53.3 49.7-56.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 226 113 47.7 40.5-54.9 113 52.3 45.1-59.5
Appalachia II 403 209 48.4 43.1-53.8 194 51.6 46.2-56.9
Appalachia III 255 95 34.0 27.7-40.9 160 66.0 59.1-72.3
Catawba 217 102 43.5 36.0-51.3 115 56.5 48.7-64.0
Edisto Savannah 297 121 38.7 32.6-45.0 176 61.3 55.0-67.4
Low Country 195 95 46.7 38.6-54.9 100 53.3 45.1-61.4
Palmetto 499 239 46.5 41.6-51.5 260 53.5 48.5-58.4
Pee Dee 245 100 41.5 34.6-48.7 145 58.5 51.3-65.4
Trident 446 236 49.9 44.5-55.3 210 50.1 44.7-55.5
Upper Savannah 174 99 52.3 44.0-60.6 75 47.7 39.4-56.0
Waccamaw 328 146 45.1 39.0-51.3 182 54.9 48.7-61.0
Wateree 198 72 37.7 30.0-46.2 126 62.3 53.8-70.0
Region***
Region I 400 212 49.7 44.3-55.2 188 50.3 44.8-55.7
Region II 658 304 42.7 38.5-47.0 354 57.3 53.0-61.5
Region III 716 341 45.6 41.4-49.8 375 54.4 50.2-58.6
Region IV 443 172 39.7 34.5-45.2 271 60.3 54.8-65.5
Region V 297 121 38.7 32.6-45.0 176 61.3 55.0-67.4
Region VI 328 146 45.1 39.0-51.3 182 54.9 48.7-61.0
Region VII 446 236 49.9 44.5-55.3 210 50.1 44.7-55.5
Region VIII 195 95 46.7 38.6-54.9 100 53.3 45.1-61.4

* This question was asked only of respondents aged 50+.

#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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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