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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 244 157 59.6 51.9-66.9 87 40.4 33.1-48.1
GENDER
Male 85 50 55.9 43.7-67.5 35 44.1 32.5-56.3
Female 159 107 62.6 52.8-71.4 52 37.4 28.6-47.2
RACE
White 218 144 61.8 53.7-69.4 74 38.2 30.6-46.3
Other 25 12 42.4 22.8-64.8 13 57.6 35.2-77.2
AGE
50+ 244 157 59.6 51.9-66.9 87 40.4 33.1-48.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 128 71 52.1 42.2-61.8 57 47.9 38.2-57.8
Some College + 114 85 67.6 55.2-77.9 29 32.4 22.1-44.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 126 77 56.6 46.0-66.7 49 43.4 33.3-54.0
$50,000+ 72 53 66.4 51.2-78.8 19 33.6 21.2-48.8

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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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