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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Do you think people your age or older who do not have symptoms should 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 8,254 7,808 94.9 94.3-95.4 446 5.1 4.6- 5.7
-Johnston County 158 142 90.5 83.9-94.6 16 9.5 5.4-16.1
GENDER
Male 57 53 90.6 75.5-96.8 4 9.4 3.2-24.5
Female 101 89 90.5 83.2-94.9 12 9.5 5.1-16.8
RACE
White 145 130 91.3 84.9-95.1 15 8.7 4.9-15.1
Other 13 12 82.9 38.3-97.4 1 17.1 2.6-61.7
AGE
45+ 158 142 90.5 83.9-94.6 16 9.5 5.4-16.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 98 88 89.7 80.4-94.9 10 10.3 5.1-19.6
Some College + 60 54 91.8 79.6-97.0 6 8.2 3.0-20.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 95 85 90.2 80.9-95.2 10 9.8 4.8-19.1
$50,000+ 40 39 94.9 71.8-99.3 1 5.1 0.7-28.2

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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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