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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 250 181 70.1 62.5-76.8 69 29.9 23.2-37.5
GENDER
Male 102 72 67.8 55.9-77.7 30 32.2 22.3-44.1
Female 148 109 72.5 62.3-80.8 39 27.5 19.2-37.7
RACE
White 219 163 71.7 63.3-78.8 56 28.3 21.2-36.7
Other 30 18 61.1 41.1-77.9 12 38.9 22.1-58.9
AGE
50+ 250 181 70.1 62.5-76.8 69 29.9 23.2-37.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 122 87 67.9 56.3-77.6 35 32.1 22.4-43.7
Some College + 126 93 72.3 61.8-80.9 33 27.7 19.1-38.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 129 96 72.2 62.2-80.5 33 27.8 19.5-37.8
$50,000+ 84 67 77.8 65.4-86.6 17 22.2 13.4-34.6

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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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