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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 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 #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,583 2,884 42.4 40.6-44.2 3,699 57.6 55.8-59.4
GENDER
Male 2,357 1,028 41.0 38.0-44.0 1,329 59.0 56.0-62.0
Female 4,226 1,856 43.6 41.4-45.8 2,370 56.4 54.2-58.6
RACE
White 4,533 2,109 45.5 43.3-47.6 2,424 54.5 52.4-56.7
African American 1,530 607 35.8 32.0-39.7 923 64.2 60.3-68.0
Other 251 89 34.9 26.1-44.8 162 65.1 55.2-73.9
HISPANIC
Yes 94 31 36.8 21.9-54.7 63 63.2 45.3-78.1
No 6,260 2,786 43.0 41.2-44.9 3,474 57.0 55.1-58.8
AGE
45-54 1,110 320 28.7 24.7-33.1 790 71.3 66.9-75.3
55-64 2,242 962 44.2 41.2-47.4 1,280 55.8 52.6-58.8
65+ 3,231 1,602 48.8 46.3-51.2 1,629 51.2 48.8-53.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,078 407 35.6 31.5-40.0 671 64.4 60.0-68.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,208 933 41.6 38.4-44.8 1,275 58.4 55.2-61.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,469 700 45.0 41.3-48.8 769 55.0 51.2-58.7
College Graduate 1,810 841 44.8 41.3-48.3 969 55.2 51.7-58.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 878 341 38.9 34.1-44.0 537 61.1 56.0-65.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,110 487 43.1 38.6-47.7 623 56.9 52.3-61.4
$25,000- $34,999 721 342 43.2 38.1-48.4 379 56.8 51.6-61.9
$35,000- $49,999 815 392 46.6 41.4-51.9 423 53.4 48.1-58.6
$50,000+ 1,861 829 42.9 39.6-46.2 1,032 57.1 53.8-60.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 286 136 45.7 39.1-52.4 150 54.3 47.6-60.9
Appalachia II 452 229 46.4 40.2-52.7 223 53.6 47.3-59.8
Appalachia III 363 128 32.6 26.0-40.0 235 67.4 60.0-74.0
Catawba 154 65 37.4 29.0-46.6 89 62.6 53.4-71.0
Edisto Savannah 829 353 38.9 35.0-42.9 476 61.1 57.1-65.0
Low Country 806 357 45.9 41.5-50.4 449 54.1 49.6-58.5
Palmetto 659 296 46.6 40.7-52.6 363 53.4 47.4-59.3
Pee Dee 430 174 41.3 35.5-47.3 256 58.7 52.7-64.5
Trident 726 331 42.9 38.1-47.9 395 57.1 52.1-61.9
Upper Savannah 612 316 50.6 44.6-56.6 296 49.4 43.4-55.4
Waccamaw 843 355 44.1 40.0-48.3 488 55.9 51.7-60.0
Wateree 349 124 32.0 26.2-38.5 225 68.0 61.5-73.8
Region***
Region I 898 452 47.8 43.2-52.5 446 52.2 47.5-56.8
Region II 815 357 41.1 36.4-45.9 458 58.9 54.1-63.6
Region III 813 361 43.3 38.4-48.4 452 56.7 51.6-61.6
Region IV 779 298 37.6 33.3-42.1 481 62.4 57.9-66.7
Region V 829 353 38.9 35.0-42.9 476 61.1 57.1-65.0
Region VI 843 355 44.1 40.0-48.3 488 55.9 51.7-60.0
Region VII 726 331 42.9 38.1-47.9 395 57.1 52.1-61.9
Region VIII 806 357 45.9 41.5-50.4 449 54.1 49.6-58.5

*This question was asked of men over 50.

#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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