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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Colorectal Cancer Screening

A blood stool test is a test that may use a special kit at home to determine whether the stool contains blood. Have you ever had this test using a home kit?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,409 4,146 55.6 54.1-57.0 3,263 44.4 43.0-45.9
-Cabarrus County 199 118 60.9 52.9-68.4 81 39.1 31.6-47.1
GENDER
Male 67 38 59.6 46.3-71.7 29 40.4 28.3-53.7
Female 132 80 62.0 52.2-70.9 52 38.0 29.1-47.8
RACE
White 176 107 61.3 52.9-69.1 69 38.7 30.9-47.1
Other 22 11 60.7 36.2-80.7 11 39.3 19.3-63.8
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 199 118 60.9 52.9-68.4 81 39.1 31.6-47.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 63 58.1 47.1-68.4 47 41.9 31.6-52.9
Some College + 88 54 64.0 52.3-74.3 34 36.0 25.7-47.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 112 68 63.1 52.0-72.9 44 36.9 27.1-48.0
$50,000+ 25 15 60.4 39.7-77.9 10 39.6 22.1-60.3

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

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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