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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Colorectal Cancer Screening"

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 215 203 93.3 87.0-96.7 12 6.7 3.3-13.0
Buncombe 221 213 96.0 91.8-98.1 8 4.0 1.9- 8.2
Cabarrus 190 178 90.4 82.0-95.1 12 9.6 4.9-18.0
Catawba 217 204 95.2 91.6-97.3 13 4.8 2.7- 8.4
Cumberland 176 169 95.8 90.3-98.3 7 4.2 1.7- 9.7
Davidson 216 202 94.8 91.1-97.0 14 5.2 3.0- 8.9
Durham 181 174 95.4 89.1-98.1 7 4.6 1.9-10.9
Forsyth 238 229 97.1 94.3-98.5 9 2.9 1.5- 5.7
Gaston 240 227 93.4 88.2-96.4 13 6.6 3.6-11.8
Guilford 227 218 95.7 91.0-98.0 9 4.3 2.0- 9.0
Iredell 175 164 94.1 88.9-96.9 11 5.9 3.1-11.1
Johnston 158 142 90.5 83.9-94.6 16 9.5 5.4-16.1
Mecklenburg 412 392 95.5 92.8-97.2 20 4.5 2.8- 7.2
New Hanover 243 227 95.8 93.1-97.5 16 4.2 2.5- 6.9
Onslow 151 137 89.6 82.1-94.2 14 10.4 5.8-17.9
Orange 188 185 98.6 94.5-99.7 3 1.4 0.3- 5.5
Pitt 209 201 95.3 88.1-98.2 8 4.7 1.8-11.9
Randolph 219 210 94.5 87.6-97.7 9 5.5 2.3-12.4
Robeson 189 183 94.9 84.7-98.4 6 5.1 1.6-15.3
Rowan 246 229 93.1 88.4-96.0 17 6.9 4.0-11.6
Union 171 161 95.3 91.2-97.6 10 4.7 2.4- 8.8
Wake 326 311 96.0 92.8-97.9 15 4.0 2.1- 7.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 256 245 95.9 92.3-97.8 11 4.1 2.2- 7.7
Northeast Partnership II 268 255 96.4 93.6-98.0 13 3.6 2.0- 6.4
Northeast Partnership I 292 271 92.9 88.9-95.6 21 7.1 4.4-11.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 215 199 93.4 89.2-96.1 16 6.6 3.9-10.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 254 242 95.1 90.3-97.5 12 4.9 2.5- 9.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 229 216 94.5 89.3-97.3 13 5.5 2.7-10.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 219 207 95.2 91.5-97.4 12 4.8 2.6- 8.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 304 285 94.2 90.7-96.4 19 5.8 3.6- 9.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 316 301 95.5 92.3-97.4 15 4.5 2.6- 7.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 229 215 94.8 91.0-97.1 14 5.2 2.9- 9.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 211 198 95.1 91.2-97.3 13 4.9 2.7- 8.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 248 231 92.5 87.5-95.6 17 7.5 4.4-12.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 405 384 95.0 92.0-97.0 21 5.0 3.0- 8.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 642 602 94.7 92.6-96.2 40 5.3 3.8- 7.4
No 7,612 7,206 94.9 94.3-95.5 406 5.1 4.5- 5.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,654 2,498 94.5 93.4-95.5 156 5.5 4.5- 6.6
Piedmont 4,579 4,343 95.1 94.3-95.8 236 4.9 4.2- 5.7
Western NC 1,021 967 94.8 92.9-96.1 54 5.2 3.9- 7.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 626 597 95.3 93.0-96.9 29 4.7 3.1- 7.0
Northwest 1,608 1,511 94.6 93.1-95.7 97 5.4 4.3- 6.9
Charlotte 1,227 1,163 94.8 93.2-96.1 64 5.2 3.9- 6.8
Greensboro 1,068 1,022 95.3 93.2-96.7 46 4.7 3.3- 6.8
Southern Regional 801 767 94.9 92.0-96.8 34 5.1 3.2- 8.0
Coastal 472 441 95.1 92.2-96.9 31 4.9 3.1- 7.8
Wake 1,010 950 95.0 93.2-96.4 60 5.0 3.6- 6.8
Area L 361 334 93.5 90.3-95.7 27 6.5 4.3- 9.7
Eastern 1,081 1,023 95.0 93.3-96.3 58 5.0 3.7- 6.7

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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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Edgecombe, 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.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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