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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 255 155 57.6 50.1-64.8 100 42.4 35.2-49.9
GENDER
Male 93 49 49.9 37.7-62.0 44 50.1 38.0-62.3
Female 162 106 63.6 54.6-71.7 56 36.4 28.3-45.4
RACE
White 215 139 66.6 59.2-73.3 76 33.4 26.7-40.8
Other 40 16 30.4 17.4-47.5 24 69.6 52.5-82.6
AGE
50+ 255 155 57.6 50.1-64.8 100 42.4 35.2-49.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 63 56.1 44.7-66.9 47 43.9 33.1-55.3
Some College + 145 92 58.6 48.6-68.0 53 41.4 32.0-51.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 122 65 47.1 36.8-57.7 57 52.9 42.3-63.2
$50,000+ 92 62 67.5 56.4-76.9 30 32.5 23.1-43.6

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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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