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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 218 113 47.3 40.0-54.8 105 52.7 45.2-60.0
GENDER
Male 83 34 39.1 28.6-50.7 49 60.9 49.3-71.4
Female 135 79 56.2 46.9-65.1 56 43.8 34.9-53.1
RACE
White 201 107 49.3 41.6-57.0 94 50.7 43.0-58.4
Other 16 6 26.2 10.2-52.6 10 73.8 47.4-89.8
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 218 113 47.3 40.0-54.8 105 52.7 45.2-60.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 56 47.6 37.3-58.2 53 52.4 41.8-62.7
Some College + 108 57 47.3 37.1-57.8 51 52.7 42.2-62.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 102 51 45.2 34.8-56.1 51 54.8 43.9-65.2
$50,000+ 46 23 45.5 30.8-61.0 23 54.5 39.0-69.2

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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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