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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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%)
TOTAL 416 12 2.4 1.3- 4.5 8 2.2 0.9- 5.1 61 14.7 10.9-19.4 312 75.3 69.9-80.0 23 5.4 3.3- 8.7
GENDER
Male 416 12 2.4 1.3- 4.5 8 2.2 0.9- 5.1 61 14.7 10.9-19.4 312 75.3 69.9-80.0 23 5.4 3.3- 8.7
RACE
African American 416 12 2.4 1.3- 4.5 8 2.2 0.9- 5.1 61 14.7 10.9-19.4 312 75.3 69.9-80.0 23 5.4 3.3- 8.7

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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.

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