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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 250 172 68.0 61.1-74.1 78 32.0 25.9-38.9
GENDER
Male 108 76 70.2 59.7-78.9 32 29.8 21.1-40.3
Female 142 96 65.6 56.4-73.7 46 34.4 26.3-43.6
RACE
White 233 166 70.8 63.7-76.9 67 29.2 23.1-36.3
Other 15 4 16.4 5.7-38.9 11 83.6 61.1-94.3
AGE
50+ 250 172 68.0 61.1-74.1 78 32.0 25.9-38.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 101 65.0 56.0-73.0 51 35.0 27.0-44.0
Some College + 98 71 72.7 61.5-81.6 27 27.3 18.4-38.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 160 103 61.0 52.1-69.2 57 39.0 30.8-47.9
$50,000+ 55 45 81.3 66.7-90.5 10 18.7 9.5-33.3

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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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