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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 185 9 3.1 1.5- 6.3 8 4.9 2.2-10.4 29 12.9 8.6-18.7 132 75.6 68.3-81.7 7 3.5 1.6- 7.7
GENDER
Male 64 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.4 1.0-17.8 10 13.1 6.8-23.8 49 78.4 65.7-87.4 3 4.0 1.2-12.9
Female 121 9 5.9 2.9-11.5 6 5.2 2.3-11.7 19 12.6 7.8-19.9 83 73.2 64.1-80.7 4 3.0 1.1- 8.3
RACE
White 131 9 4.6 2.3- 9.3 7 6.6 2.8-14.6 25 15.8 10.3-23.4 86 70.3 60.9-78.2 4 2.7 1.0- 7.4
Other 54 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 4 6.7 2.2-18.8 46 86.8 73.8-93.9 3 5.1 1.4-16.8
AGE
45+ 185 9 3.1 1.5- 6.3 8 4.9 2.2-10.4 29 12.9 8.6-18.7 132 75.6 68.3-81.7 7 3.5 1.6- 7.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 77 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 4 4.3 1.5-11.8 15 15.7 8.9-26.3 52 74.3 62.9-83.1 3 3.8 1.2-11.5
Some College + 108 6 4.0 1.7- 9.2 4 5.2 1.7-14.6 14 10.9 6.2-18.5 80 76.6 66.5-84.3 4 3.3 1.1- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 104 5 2.4 1.0- 5.7 4 3.5 1.3- 9.1 18 12.4 7.3-20.1 75 80.3 71.5-86.9 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9
$50,000+ 55 3 3.5 1.1-10.9 3 4.6 1.3-14.4 5 8.6 3.5-19.9 42 78.7 65.5-87.8 2 4.6 1.1-17.0

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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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