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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 264 197 74.7 68.1-80.3 67 25.3 19.7-31.9
GENDER
Male 89 70 74.8 62.9-83.9 19 25.2 16.1-37.1
Female 175 127 74.6 66.7-81.2 48 25.4 18.8-33.3
RACE
White 167 127 76.2 67.9-82.9 40 23.8 17.1-32.1
Other 96 69 72.1 60.6-81.3 27 27.9 18.7-39.4
AGE
50+ 264 197 74.7 68.1-80.3 67 25.3 19.7-31.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 126 91 74.5 65.1-82.0 35 25.5 18.0-34.9
Some College + 137 106 75.1 65.4-82.8 31 24.9 17.2-34.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 151 103 69.7 60.5-77.6 48 30.3 22.4-39.5
$50,000+ 81 66 77.0 64.5-86.0 15 23.0 14.0-35.5

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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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