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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Colorectal Cancer Screening

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  Total #
Respondents
Sigmoidoscopy Colonoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,101 277 6.1 5.2- 7.2 3,824 93.9 92.8-94.8
GENDER
Male 1,418 110 5.8 4.6- 7.4 1,308 94.2 92.6-95.4
Female 2,683 167 6.4 5.1- 7.9 2,516 93.6 92.1-94.9
RACE
White 3,011 207 6.0 5.0- 7.2 2,804 94.0 92.8-95.0
African American 844 55 7.2 4.7-10.9 789 92.8 89.1-95.3
Other 135 7 4.3 1.7-10.2 128 95.7 89.8-98.3
HISPANIC
Yes 50 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 49 99.7 97.8- 100
No 3,960 270 6.3 5.3- 7.4 3,690 93.7 92.6-94.7
AGE
45-54 543 38 5.3 3.4- 8.3 505 94.7 91.7-96.6
55-64 1,396 85 6.0 4.6- 7.9 1,311 94.0 92.1-95.4
65+ 2,162 154 6.6 5.3- 8.2 2,008 93.4 91.8-94.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 510 36 7.4 4.6-11.7 474 92.6 88.3-95.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,336 89 6.5 4.9- 8.5 1,247 93.5 91.5-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 982 60 5.4 3.8- 7.6 922 94.6 92.4-96.2
College Graduate 1,268 92 6.0 4.5- 7.9 1,176 94.0 92.1-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 441 34 10.0 6.0-16.4 407 90.0 83.6-94.0
$15,000- $24,999 645 45 5.5 3.8- 7.9 600 94.5 92.1-96.2
$25,000- $34,999 469 38 7.6 4.9-11.8 431 92.4 88.2-95.1
$35,000- $49,999 539 37 7.1 4.7-10.6 502 92.9 89.4-95.3
$50,000+ 1,323 81 4.9 3.7- 6.4 1,242 95.1 93.6-96.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 187 13 7.1 4.1-12.2 174 92.9 87.8-95.9
Appalachia II 297 26 7.7 4.5-12.9 271 92.3 87.1-95.5
Appalachia III 229 20 5.0 2.8- 8.9 209 95.0 91.1-97.2
Catawba 110 6 3.6 1.5- 8.2 104 96.4 91.8-98.5
Edisto Savannah 495 36 8.5 5.9-12.0 459 91.5 88.0-94.1
Low Country 501 29 7.6 5.0-11.5 472 92.4 88.5-95.0
Palmetto 451 26 4.3 2.3- 7.8 425 95.7 92.2-97.7
Pee Dee 233 9 2.1 1.0- 4.3 224 97.9 95.7-99.0
Trident 477 29 6.8 4.3-10.5 448 93.2 89.5-95.7
Upper Savannah 373 32 8.6 5.3-13.6 341 91.4 86.4-94.7
Waccamaw 506 39 7.9 5.4-11.6 467 92.1 88.4-94.6
Wateree 215 12 5.6 2.8-10.6 203 94.4 89.4-97.2
Region***
Region I 560 45 7.8 5.3-11.1 515 92.2 88.9-94.7
Region II 526 46 6.7 4.4-10.1 480 93.3 89.9-95.6
Region III 561 32 4.1 2.5- 6.6 529 95.9 93.4-97.5
Region IV 448 21 3.6 2.1- 5.9 427 96.4 94.1-97.9
Region V 495 36 8.5 5.9-12.0 459 91.5 88.0-94.1
Region VI 506 39 7.9 5.4-11.6 467 92.1 88.4-94.6
Region VII 477 29 6.8 4.3-10.5 448 93.2 89.5-95.7
Region VIII 501 29 7.6 5.0-11.5 472 92.4 88.5-95.0

*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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