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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 275 174 59.4 52.2-66.2 101 40.6 33.8-47.8
GENDER
Male 109 69 61.8 51.0-71.6 40 38.2 28.4-49.0
Female 166 105 57.3 47.7-66.3 61 42.7 33.7-52.3
RACE
White 252 159 60.0 52.5-67.1 93 40.0 32.9-47.5
Other 23 15 54.8 32.1-75.7 8 45.2 24.3-67.9
AGE
50+ 275 174 59.4 52.2-66.2 101 40.6 33.8-47.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 78 53.7 43.6-63.6 58 46.3 36.4-56.4
Some College + 139 96 65.5 55.3-74.4 43 34.5 25.6-44.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 91 56.8 47.1-66.0 67 43.2 34.0-52.9
$50,000+ 78 53 60.9 47.9-72.6 25 39.1 27.4-52.1

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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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