Lacked Sigmoidoscopy Ages 50 and Older
Numerator: Respondents ages 50 and older who had never had a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy
Denominator: Among respondents ages 50 and older, excluding unknowns and refused

Subpopulation Number of Respondents at Risk (n) Weighted Percent of Subpopulation at Risk (%) 95% Confidence Interval
Total 976 61.2 58.6-63.9
       
Age Group      
50-54 231 76.3 71.1-81.7
55-64 298 64.3 59.4-69.3
65-74 234 55.4 50.3-60.5
75+ 213 50.8 45.5-56.1
       
Sex      
Male 366 60.0 55.7-64.3
Female 610 62.2 58.9-65.5
       
Education      
< High School Graduate 130 58.6 51.3-65.9
High School Graduate 385 62.9 58.6-67.2
Some College 276 65.1 60.1-70.0
College Graduate 176 54.7 48.7-60.7
       
Household Income      
$0-$9,999 56 74.8 64.3-85.2
$10,000-$19,999 138 63.3 56.1-70.6
$20,000-$34,999 242 59.2 54.1-64.3
$35,000-$49,999 129 67.0 59.9-74.1
$50,000+ 152 59.6 52.6-66.6
       
Employment      
Employed for Wages 334 68.4 63.6-73.1
Self-Employed 91 75.0 66.8-83.1
Not Employed for Wages 98 68.0 59.6-76.3
Retired 453 53.0 49.3-56.7
       
Marital Status      
Married 529 59.7 56.3-63.2
Divorced/Separated 143 68.8 62.3-75.3
Widowed 263 61.9 57.0-66.8
Never Married/Unmarried Couple 35 68.8 55.9-81.7
       
Other      
Pain in last 30 days 182 53.3 47.4-59.3
Fair or poor health 218 59.2 53.7-64.7
Activity limitation 188 54.1 48.3-59.9
       
No health insurance 83 82.6 74.9-90.4
Overweight or obese
(Based on NHLBI guidelines, Body mass index >= 25)
542 59.8 53.7-64.7
Current smoking 167 71.5 65.2-77.9
       
Population Density      
Mixed 358 61.1 56.7-65.6
Rural 223 66.1 60.7-71.5
Urban 391 58.6 54.4-62.7