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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Cancer Prevalence

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Colorectal*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,666 29 0.8 0.5- 1.3 3,637 99.2 98.7-99.5
GENDER
Male 1,340 10 0.9 0.4- 1.9 1,330 99.1 98.1-99.6
Female 2,326 19 0.7 0.4- 1.4 2,307 99.3 98.6-99.6
RACE
White 2,931 26 0.9 0.5- 1.6 2,905 99.1 98.4-99.5
African American 586 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6 583 99.6 98.4-99.9
Other Minorities 110 0 0.0 . - . 110 100 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 55 0 0.0 . - . 55 100 . - .
No 3,605 29 0.8 0.5- 1.3 3,576 99.2 98.7-99.5
AGE
40-44 636 0 0.0 . - . 636 100 . - .
45-54 1,103 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 1,101 99.9 99.5- 100
55-64 789 5 0.9 0.3- 3.1 784 99.1 96.9-99.7
65+ 1,138 22 1.9 1.1- 3.3 1,116 98.1 96.7-98.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 630 6 0.8 0.3- 2.7 624 99.2 97.3-99.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,092 6 0.4 0.2- 1.1 1,086 99.6 98.9-99.8
Some Post-H.S. 895 10 1.6 0.7- 3.7 885 98.4 96.3-99.3
College Graduate 1,036 7 0.5 0.2- 1.3 1,029 99.5 98.7-99.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 388 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 387 100 99.7- 100
$15,000- 24,999 569 9 1.6 0.6- 4.1 560 98.4 95.9-99.4
$25,000- 34,999 465 6 1.0 0.4- 2.6 459 99.0 97.4-99.6
$35,000- 49,999 511 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8 506 98.9 97.2-99.6
$50,000+ 964 4 0.7 0.2- 2.4 960 99.3 97.6-99.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 267 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7 265 98.8 95.3-99.7
Cumberland 213 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 212 99.5 96.2-99.9
Durham 207 0 0.0 . - . 207 100 . - .
Forsyth 304 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 303 99.7 98.0- 100
Gaston 283 2 0.7 0.1- 2.8 281 99.3 97.2-99.9
Guilford 250 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 248 99.5 98.0-99.9
Mecklenburg 239 3 1.2 0.4- 4.0 236 98.8 96.0-99.6
New Hanover 236 6 1.8 0.8- 4.1 230 98.2 95.9-99.2
Onslow 217 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 216 99.7 98.0- 100
Wake 210 0 0.0 . - . 210 100 . - .
Western NC 432 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4 429 99.2 97.6-99.8
Piedmont NC 425 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8 421 99.1 97.2-99.7
Eastern NC 383 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 379 99.2 97.6-99.7

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* Data for this table includes respondents who reported being age 40 or 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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