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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are exams in which a tube is inserted in the rectum to view the bowel for signs of cancer or other health problems.
Have you ever had either of these exams?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,613 6,523 66.6 65.3-67.8 3,090 33.4 32.2-34.7
-Cabarrus County 211 149 72.6 65.3-79.0 62 27.4 21.0-34.7
GENDER
Male 75 54 72.6 59.8-82.5 21 27.4 17.5-40.2
Female 136 95 72.7 63.7-80.2 41 27.3 19.8-36.3
RACE
White 192 137 73.4 65.8-79.8 55 26.6 20.2-34.2
Other 18 12 71.4 40.7-90.1 6 28.6 9.9-59.3
AGE
50+ 211 149 72.6 65.3-79.0 62 27.4 21.0-34.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 74 71.6 61.0-80.3 36 28.4 19.7-39.0
Some College + 100 74 73.5 62.6-82.1 26 26.5 17.9-37.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 116 80 69.3 59.1-77.9 36 30.7 22.1-40.9
$50,000+ 65 51 80.7 67.7-89.3 14 19.3 10.7-32.3

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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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