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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are exams in which a tube is inserted in the rectum to view the bowel for signs of cancer or other health problems. Have you ever had either of these exams?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,494 1,247 47.6 44.8-50.4 1,247 52.4 49.6-55.2
Cumberland County 154 79 50.2 41.4-58.9 75 49.8 41.1-58.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 194 88 44.4 36.9-52.2 106 55.6 47.8-63.1
Durham 137 73 52.2 40.2-63.9 64 47.8 36.1-59.8
Forsyth 217 133 62.6 55.3-69.4 84 37.4 30.6-44.7
Gaston 201 94 48.6 41.0-56.2 107 51.4 43.8-59.0
Guilford 170 80 45.6 37.1-54.4 90 54.4 45.6-62.9
Mecklenburg 142 82 59.0 49.8-67.6 60 41.0 32.4-50.2
New Hanover 166 100 60.3 51.8-68.2 66 39.7 31.8-48.2
Onslow 118 50 44.5 34.5-54.9 68 55.5 45.1-65.5
Wake 118 69 58.6 48.4-68.2 49 41.4 31.8-51.6
Western NC 322 157 47.1 41.0-53.2 165 52.9 46.8-59.0
Piedmont NC 295 136 48.2 41.7-54.7 159 51.8 45.3-58.3
Eastern NC 260 106 37.8 31.2-44.9 154 62.2 55.1-68.8

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Cumberland County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being age 50 and older.

#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.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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