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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 194 17 8.3 5.0-13.4 14 6.8 3.7-12.2 29 13.9 9.1-20.8 126 67.1 59.2-74.2 8 3.8 1.8- 8.0
GENDER
Male 72 6 7.2 3.2-15.5 2 2.5 0.5-10.7 15 20.0 11.2-33.0 47 68.2 55.1-78.9 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3
Female 122 11 9.3 4.9-16.8 12 10.4 5.4-19.2 14 8.8 5.0-14.9 79 66.2 56.2-74.9 6 5.3 2.2-12.3
RACE
White 173 17 9.5 5.8-15.3 13 6.9 3.6-12.7 25 13.7 8.7-20.9 112 66.9 58.5-74.3 6 3.0 1.3- 6.9
Other 21 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.9 0.8-32.4 4 15.7 4.6-41.9 14 68.6 43.2-86.2 2 9.8 2.2-33.9
AGE
45+ 194 17 8.3 5.0-13.4 14 6.8 3.7-12.2 29 13.9 9.1-20.8 126 67.1 59.2-74.2 8 3.8 1.8- 8.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 106 13 13.1 7.5-21.9 4 2.7 0.8- 8.2 14 10.8 5.9-18.9 70 69.0 58.7-77.8 5 4.4 1.7-10.6
Some College + 88 4 2.8 1.0- 7.5 10 11.5 5.7-22.0 15 17.6 9.7-29.7 56 64.9 52.4-75.6 3 3.2 0.9-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 114 13 11.5 6.5-19.6 9 8.0 3.6-16.9 11 6.5 3.5-11.8 76 69.7 59.4-78.3 5 4.3 1.6-11.1
$50,000+ 40 1 1.9 0.3-12.7 3 5.9 1.8-17.1 11 28.4 14.8-47.6 24 61.4 43.5-76.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.1

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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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