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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Colorectal Cancer Screening

On a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 means not important at all and 10 means extremely important, how important do you believe it is for you personally to be screened or tested for colon or rectal cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
(1-4) Moderately/important (5) Important (6-9) Mostly important (10) Very important Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,850 620 6.3 5.7- 6.9 599 6.3 5.7- 6.9 1,426 16.5 15.6-17.5 5,815 66.8 65.6-68.0 390 4.1 3.7- 4.7
-Cabarrus County 201 11 6.0 3.2-11.1 19 8.9 5.6-14.0 32 14.5 10.1-20.4 130 64.8 56.9-72.0 9 5.8 2.5-13.0
GENDER
Male 77 4 6.3 2.3-16.4 7 7.8 3.5-16.4 11 13.6 7.5-23.6 53 66.0 52.8-77.1 2 6.2 1.4-23.3
Female 124 7 5.7 2.7-11.7 12 10.0 5.6-17.2 21 15.3 9.8-22.9 77 63.6 54.3-72.0 7 5.4 2.5-11.2
RACE
White 180 10 6.4 3.3-12.2 18 10.0 6.2-15.8 31 16.1 11.2-22.6 114 63.6 55.5-71.0 7 3.9 1.7- 8.4
Other 19 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.7 0.4-17.5 1 5.4 0.7-30.3 15 73.9 41.2-92.0 2 18.1 3.5-57.1
AGE
45+ 201 11 6.0 3.2-11.1 19 8.9 5.6-14.0 32 14.5 10.1-20.4 130 64.8 56.9-72.0 9 5.8 2.5-13.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 6 6.0 2.6-13.1 7 6.6 3.0-14.0 13 12.8 7.2-21.5 70 63.5 52.1-73.5 9 11.2 4.9-23.6
Some College + 96 5 6.1 2.2-15.3 12 11.4 6.3-19.7 19 16.3 10.1-25.3 60 66.3 55.2-75.8 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 109 8 8.2 4.0-16.0 8 7.8 3.7-15.6 18 15.6 9.7-24.1 71 64.2 53.9-73.4 4 4.2 1.4-11.7
$50,000+ 50 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.0 2.4-18.3 9 14.5 7.3-26.8 36 77.2 63.6-86.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents (male & female) 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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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