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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 246 229 93.1 88.4-96.0 17 6.9 4.0-11.6
GENDER
Male 82 76 91.9 81.4-96.7 6 8.1 3.3-18.6
Female 164 153 93.9 89.0-96.7 11 6.1 3.3-11.0
RACE
White 213 197 92.3 86.9-95.6 16 7.7 4.4-13.1
Other 31 30 97.0 81.3-99.6 1 3.0 0.4-18.7
AGE
45+ 246 229 93.1 88.4-96.0 17 6.9 4.0-11.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 130 94.1 88.2-97.1 9 5.9 2.9-11.8
Some College + 107 99 91.9 83.0-96.4 8 8.1 3.6-17.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 165 156 93.5 86.7-96.9 9 6.5 3.1-13.3
$50,000+ 40 37 94.1 82.5-98.2 3 5.9 1.8-17.5

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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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