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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 326 311 96.0 92.8-97.9 15 4.0 2.1- 7.2
GENDER
Male 117 113 96.1 89.0-98.7 4 3.9 1.3-11.0
Female 209 198 96.0 92.2-98.0 11 4.0 2.0- 7.8
RACE
White 276 265 96.3 92.5-98.2 11 3.7 1.8- 7.5
Other 45 43 98.0 91.4-99.6 2 2.0 0.4- 8.6
AGE
45+ 326 311 96.0 92.8-97.9 15 4.0 2.1- 7.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 79 94.8 87.2-98.0 6 5.2 2.0-12.8
Some College + 239 231 96.5 92.4-98.5 8 3.5 1.5- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 129 118 93.3 87.2-96.6 11 6.7 3.4-12.8
$50,000+ 144 141 96.8 90.1-99.0 3 3.2 1.0- 9.9

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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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