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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,329 570 41.9 38.3-45.5 759 58.1 54.5-61.7
GENDER
Males 395 165 40.5 34.3-47.1 230 59.5 52.9-65.7
Females 934 405 42.9 38.8-47.1 529 57.1 52.9-61.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 4 29.5 8.0-66.8 7 70.5 33.2-92.0
Non-Hispanic 1,307 564 42.2 38.6-45.9 743 57.8 54.1-61.4
AGE
50-54 283 76 24.4 17.9-32.3 207 75.6 67.7-82.1
55-64 459 200 43.8 38.0-49.8 259 56.2 50.2-62.0
65-74 350 188 56.1 49.4-62.6 162 43.9 37.4-50.6
75+ 237 106 49.3 40.9-57.7 131 50.7 42.3-59.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 358 144 39.7 33.5-46.1 214 60.3 53.9-66.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 471 199 41.6 35.4-48.0 272 58.4 52.0-64.6
Some Post-H.S. 267 118 42.6 34.9-50.7 149 57.4 49.3-65.1
College Graduate 231 109 44.6 36.0-53.4 122 55.4 46.6-64.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 294 121 36.4 29.4-44.1 173 63.6 55.9-70.6
$15,000- 24,999 289 132 47.8 39.6-56.1 157 52.2 43.9-60.4
$25,000- 34,999 157 74 45.4 35.8-55.3 83 54.6 44.7-64.2
$35,000- 49,999 156 60 33.0 24.6-42.7 96 67.0 57.3-75.4
$50,000-74,999 108 42 43.2 31.0-56.2 66 56.8 43.8-69.0
$75,000+ 100 57 58.5 46.6-69.4 43 41.5 30.6-53.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 661 290 41.2 36.1-46.6 371 58.8 53.4-63.9
No 628 267 43.0 37.9-48.2 361 57.0 51.8-62.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 164 84 53.9 44.0-63.5 80 46.1 36.5-56.0
Non-Veteran 1,165 486 39.3 35.6-43.2 679 60.7 56.8-64.4

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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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