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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 219 103 45.4 38.1-52.9 116 54.6 47.1-61.9
GENDER
Male 83 33 38.8 28.2-50.6 50 61.2 49.4-71.8
Female 136 70 52.5 43.3-61.4 66 47.5 38.6-56.7
RACE
White 202 97 47.3 39.7-55.1 105 52.7 44.9-60.3
Other 16 6 24.4 9.8-49.0 10 75.6 51.0-90.2
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 219 103 45.4 38.1-52.9 116 54.6 47.1-61.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 47 38.0 28.6-48.3 63 62.0 51.7-71.4
Some College + 108 56 52.8 42.3-63.1 52 47.2 36.9-57.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 103 38 35.0 25.4-45.9 65 65.0 54.1-74.6
$50,000+ 46 24 53.4 38.1-68.1 22 46.6 31.9-61.9

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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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