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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Has a health professional ever recommended that you be tested for colon or rectal cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,787 5,944 68.1 66.8-69.3 2,843 31.9 30.7-33.2
-Cabarrus County 200 128 65.7 58.0-72.7 72 34.3 27.3-42.0
GENDER
Male 76 55 74.4 62.3-83.7 21 25.6 16.3-37.7
Female 124 73 57.3 47.6-66.4 51 42.7 33.6-52.4
RACE
White 180 116 67.5 59.9-74.4 64 32.5 25.6-40.1
Other 18 10 52.0 26.2-76.8 8 48.0 23.2-73.8
AGE
45+ 200 128 65.7 58.0-72.7 72 34.3 27.3-42.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 63 60.7 49.8-70.6 41 39.3 29.4-50.2
Some College + 96 65 71.1 59.9-80.2 31 28.9 19.8-40.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 108 68 61.2 50.7-70.8 40 38.8 29.2-49.3
$50,000+ 50 31 65.9 50.2-78.7 19 34.1 21.3-49.8

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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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