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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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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
-Durham County 222 122 50.2 42.4-58.0 100 49.8 42.0-57.6
GENDER
Male 75 41 50.1 37.3-63.0 34 49.9 37.0-62.7
Female 147 81 50.3 40.8-59.9 66 49.7 40.1-59.2
RACE
White 148 84 52.7 43.7-61.6 64 47.3 38.4-56.3
Other 72 37 48.1 34.4-62.1 35 51.9 37.9-65.6
AGE
50+ 222 122 50.2 42.4-58.0 100 49.8 42.0-57.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 66 39 51.6 37.8-65.2 27 48.4 34.8-62.2
Some College + 156 83 49.6 40.3-59.0 73 50.4 41.0-59.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 55 54.8 42.9-66.3 42 45.2 33.7-57.1
$50,000+ 97 52 49.4 38.2-60.7 45 50.6 39.3-61.8

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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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