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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 257 177 68.6 61.4-74.9 80 31.4 25.1-38.6
GENDER
Male 94 66 74.6 62.7-83.6 28 25.4 16.4-37.3
Female 163 111 63.9 54.9-72.1 52 36.1 27.9-45.1
RACE
White 217 153 71.9 64.8-78.1 64 28.1 21.9-35.2
Other 40 24 58.4 39.9-74.8 16 41.6 25.2-60.1
AGE
50+ 257 177 68.6 61.4-74.9 80 31.4 25.1-38.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 73 63.9 52.3-74.2 38 36.1 25.8-47.7
Some College + 146 104 71.7 62.6-79.3 42 28.3 20.7-37.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 123 77 61.0 50.0-71.0 46 39.0 29.0-50.0
$50,000+ 93 72 77.6 67.2-85.4 21 22.4 14.6-32.8

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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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