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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Has a health professional ever recommended that you 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 8,787 5,944 68.1 66.8-69.3 2,843 31.9 30.7-33.2
-Rowan County 268 159 59.3 52.5-65.8 109 40.7 34.2-47.5
GENDER
Male 88 53 60.7 48.9-71.3 35 39.3 28.7-51.1
Female 180 106 58.3 50.2-66.0 74 41.7 34.0-49.8
RACE
White 232 140 59.5 52.3-66.4 92 40.5 33.6-47.7
Other 33 18 58.7 37.8-76.9 15 41.3 23.1-62.2
AGE
45+ 268 159 59.3 52.5-65.8 109 40.7 34.2-47.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 91 59.3 50.5-67.6 61 40.7 32.4-49.5
Some College + 116 68 59.3 48.6-69.1 48 40.7 30.9-51.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 104 55.7 47.3-63.9 79 44.3 36.1-52.7
$50,000+ 40 30 77.1 60.5-88.1 10 22.9 11.9-39.5

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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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