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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 182 136 75.9 68.4-82.1 46 24.1 17.9-31.6
GENDER
Male 63 48 77.0 64.2-86.2 15 23.0 13.8-35.8
Female 119 88 75.1 65.6-82.6 31 24.9 17.4-34.4
RACE
White 127 96 76.3 67.0-83.5 31 23.7 16.5-33.0
Other 55 40 75.3 61.1-85.5 15 24.7 14.5-38.9
AGE
45+ 182 136 75.9 68.4-82.1 46 24.1 17.9-31.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 75 53 69.6 56.9-79.9 22 30.4 20.1-43.1
Some College + 107 83 80.1 70.6-87.1 24 19.9 12.9-29.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 103 74 74.3 63.6-82.7 29 25.7 17.3-36.4
$50,000+ 55 43 76.1 62.0-86.2 12 23.9 13.8-38.0

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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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