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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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 7,384 4,052 55.1 53.7-56.6 3,332 44.9 43.4-46.3
-Davidson County 186 97 54.4 45.9-62.6 89 45.6 37.4-54.1
GENDER
Male 74 36 53.1 39.9-65.9 38 46.9 34.1-60.1
Female 112 61 55.7 45.3-65.7 51 44.3 34.3-54.7
RACE
White 176 92 55.2 46.4-63.6 84 44.8 36.4-53.6
Other 10 5 38.5 14.2-70.3 5 61.5 29.7-85.8
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 186 97 54.4 45.9-62.6 89 45.6 37.4-54.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 58 49.2 39.0-59.4 58 50.8 40.6-61.0
Some College + 70 39 62.0 47.9-74.3 31 38.0 25.7-52.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 93 44 47.0 35.9-58.5 49 53.0 41.5-64.1
$50,000+ 37 22 70.3 52.9-83.3 15 29.7 16.7-47.1

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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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