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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,632 4,790 47.5 46.2-48.8 4,842 52.5 51.2-53.8
-Buncombe County 230 118 48.8 41.6-56.1 112 51.2 43.9-58.4
GENDER
Male 85 42 43.4 32.6-55.0 43 56.6 45.0-67.4
Female 145 76 53.4 44.4-62.2 69 46.6 37.8-55.6
RACE
White 209 107 49.6 42.0-57.2 102 50.4 42.8-58.0
Other 20 11 42.7 22.0-66.3 9 57.3 33.7-78.0
AGE
50+ 230 118 48.8 41.6-56.1 112 51.2 43.9-58.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 82 44 50.3 37.8-62.8 38 49.7 37.2-62.2
Some College + 147 74 48.3 39.6-57.2 73 51.7 42.8-60.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 70 48.9 39.1-58.7 61 51.1 41.3-60.9
$50,000+ 73 37 48.6 36.7-60.6 36 51.4 39.4-63.3

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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