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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 237 138 58.4 51.1-65.3 99 41.6 34.7-48.9
GENDER
Male 88 57 61.2 49.5-71.8 31 38.8 28.2-50.5
Female 149 81 56.0 46.8-64.8 68 44.0 35.2-53.2
RACE
White 223 133 60.1 52.7-67.1 90 39.9 32.9-47.3
Other 13 5 31.0 11.1-61.7 8 69.0 38.3-88.9
AGE
45+ 237 138 58.4 51.1-65.3 99 41.6 34.7-48.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 77 55.4 45.7-64.7 55 44.6 35.3-54.3
Some College + 105 61 61.8 51.0-71.6 44 38.2 28.4-49.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 84 53.5 44.5-62.3 70 46.5 37.7-55.5
$50,000+ 40 24 61.1 44.0-75.9 16 38.9 24.1-56.0

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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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