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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Colorectal Cancer Screening

Risk factor for not having had a blood stool test in the last 2 years*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,119 1,250 24.2 22.8-25.7 3,869 75.8 74.3-77.2
GENDER
Male 1,986 526 25.8 23.5-28.3 1,460 74.2 71.7-76.5
Female 3,133 724 22.9 21.1-24.7 2,409 77.1 75.3-78.9
RACE
White 4,044 993 23.9 22.4-25.5 3,051 76.1 74.5-77.6
African American 929 218 25.4 21.8-29.3 711 74.6 70.7-78.2
Other 92 19 20.9 12.8-32.3 73 79.1 67.7-87.2
HISPANIC
Yes 86 18 20.9 12.4-32.9 68 79.1 67.1-87.6
No 4,885 1,196 24.3 22.8-25.8 3,689 75.7 74.2-77.2
AGE
45-54 900 151 17.0 14.2-20.2 749 83.0 79.8-85.8
55-64 1,826 440 24.5 22.2-27.1 1,386 75.5 72.9-77.8
65+ 2,393 659 27.8 25.6-30.2 1,734 72.2 69.8-74.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 937 188 21.6 18.4-25.1 749 78.4 74.9-81.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,588 382 23.5 21.0-26.2 1,206 76.5 73.8-79.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,211 321 26.8 23.8-30.0 890 73.2 70.0-76.2
College Graduate 1,364 356 24.8 22.2-27.7 1,008 75.2 72.3-77.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 732 159 23.0 19.2-27.3 573 77.0 72.7-80.8
$15,000- $24,999 812 209 24.4 21.0-28.1 603 75.6 71.9-79.0
$25,000- $34,999 604 152 25.8 21.5-30.5 452 74.2 69.5-78.5
$35,000- $49,999 650 163 24.9 20.9-29.3 487 75.1 70.7-79.1
$50,000+ 1,456 357 24.0 21.5-26.7 1,099 76.0 73.3-78.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 393 87 21.6 17.5-26.4 306 78.4 73.6-82.5
Appalachia II 361 102 29.6 24.7-35.2 259 70.4 64.8-75.3
Appalachia III 272 41 14.5 10.6-19.6 231 85.5 80.4-89.4
Catawba 209 54 25.6 19.5-32.8 155 74.4 67.2-80.5
Edisto Savannah 602 152 24.6 21.0-28.7 450 75.4 71.3-79.0
Low Country 577 141 23.7 20.0-27.9 436 76.3 72.1-80.0
Palmetto 434 94 22.6 18.3-27.5 340 77.4 72.5-81.7
Pee Dee 420 109 25.8 21.3-30.8 311 74.2 69.2-78.7
Trident 555 148 27.8 23.3-32.8 407 72.2 67.2-76.7
Upper Savannah 356 97 26.4 21.7-31.6 259 73.6 68.4-78.3
Waccamaw 611 158 25.5 21.9-29.4 453 74.5 70.6-78.1
Wateree 270 56 20.3 15.6-26.1 214 79.7 73.9-84.4
Region***
Region I 749 184 23.9 20.8-27.4 565 76.1 72.6-79.2
Region II 633 143 22.8 19.4-26.6 490 77.2 73.4-80.6
Region III 643 148 23.6 20.0-27.6 495 76.4 72.4-80.0
Region IV 690 165 23.6 20.2-27.4 525 76.4 72.6-79.8
Region V 602 152 24.6 21.0-28.7 450 75.4 71.3-79.0
Region VI 611 158 25.5 21.9-29.4 453 74.5 70.6-78.1
Region VII 555 148 27.8 23.3-32.8 407 72.2 67.2-76.7
Region VIII 577 141 23.7 20.0-27.9 436 76.3 72.1-80.0

*Data in this table was derived from the Colorectal Cancer Screening section.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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