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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Cancer Prevalence

What type of cancer was/is it?
Colorectal*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,666 29 0.8 0.5- 1.3 3,637 99.2 98.7-99.5
Piedmont NC 425 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8 421 99.1 97.2-99.7
GENDER
Male 151 2 1.1 0.2- 5.5 149 98.9 94.5-99.8
Female 274 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 272 99.2 96.6-99.8
RACE
White 362 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 358 98.9 96.7-99.6
Other 59 0 0.0 . - . 59 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 58 0 0.0 . - . 58 100 . - .
45+ 367 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2 363 98.9 96.8-99.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 231 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 230 99.4 96.0-99.9
Some College + 193 3 1.3 0.4- 4.9 190 98.7 95.1-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 241 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5 238 99.0 96.5-99.7
$50,000+ 102 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 101 98.7 91.0-99.8
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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