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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 254 139 51.9 44.8-58.9 115 48.1 41.1-55.2
GENDER
Male 99 51 49.4 38.3-60.5 48 50.6 39.5-61.7
Female 155 88 53.8 44.7-62.7 67 46.2 37.3-55.3
RACE
White 228 129 54.5 47.2-61.7 99 45.5 38.3-52.8
Other 26 10 34.2 16.8-57.1 16 65.8 42.9-83.2
AGE
50+ 254 139 51.9 44.8-58.9 115 48.1 41.1-55.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 147 81 54.1 44.9-63.1 66 45.9 36.9-55.1
Some College + 107 58 48.8 38.0-59.7 49 51.2 40.3-62.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 149 76 48.4 39.4-57.5 73 51.6 42.5-60.6
$50,000+ 63 37 54.8 40.4-68.5 26 45.2 31.5-59.6

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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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