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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

A blood stool test is a test that may use a special kit at home to determine whether the stool contains blood.
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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
-Catawba County 274 140 47.8 40.9-54.7 134 52.2 45.3-59.1
GENDER
Male 108 57 50.8 40.2-61.4 51 49.2 38.6-59.8
Female 166 83 45.0 36.4-53.9 83 55.0 46.1-63.6
RACE
White 251 131 50.0 42.7-57.2 120 50.0 42.8-57.3
Other 23 9 31.2 14.9-54.0 14 68.8 46.0-85.1
AGE
50+ 274 140 47.8 40.9-54.7 134 52.2 45.3-59.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 67 45.4 35.8-55.4 69 54.6 44.6-64.2
Some College + 138 73 50.2 40.7-59.8 65 49.8 40.2-59.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 157 87 52.2 42.5-61.6 70 47.8 38.4-57.5
$50,000+ 78 40 47.0 35.2-59.1 38 53.0 40.9-64.8

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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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