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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

A blood stool test is a test that may use a special kit at home to determine whether the stool contains blood.
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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
-Mecklenburg County 381 207 52.1 46.3-57.8 174 47.9 42.2-53.7
GENDER
Male 151 87 51.1 42.1-60.0 64 48.9 40.0-57.9
Female 230 120 53.0 45.8-60.2 110 47.0 39.8-54.2
RACE
White 288 165 56.0 49.5-62.3 123 44.0 37.7-50.5
Other 93 42 43.4 32.3-55.1 51 56.6 44.9-67.7
AGE
50+ 381 207 52.1 46.3-57.8 174 47.9 42.2-53.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 56 46.5 36.2-57.2 59 53.5 42.8-63.8
Some College + 265 151 54.8 48.0-61.5 114 45.2 38.5-52.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 172 89 52.3 43.7-60.9 83 47.7 39.1-56.3
$50,000+ 139 83 54.7 45.3-63.8 56 45.3 36.2-54.7

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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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