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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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 AMERICAN FEMALES 934 405 42.9 38.8-47.1 529 57.1 52.9-61.2
AGE
50-54 192 55 24.3 17.6-32.6 137 75.7 67.4-82.4
55-64 306 129 43.7 36.9-50.7 177 56.3 49.3-63.1
65-74 261 143 59.2 51.5-66.5 118 40.8 33.5-48.5
75+ 175 78 48.7 39.2-58.3 97 51.3 41.7-60.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 109 42.6 35.2-50.4 153 57.4 49.6-64.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 312 134 42.3 35.4-49.5 178 57.7 50.5-64.6
Some Post-H.S. 190 78 38.0 29.1-47.6 112 62.0 52.4-70.9
College Graduate 169 84 50.3 40.3-60.3 85 49.7 39.7-59.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 227 100 40.8 32.7-49.6 127 59.2 50.4-67.3
$15,000- 24,999 213 96 43.6 34.9-52.7 117 56.4 47.3-65.1
$25,000- 34,999 101 44 39.6 28.1-52.4 57 60.4 47.6-71.9
$35,000- 49,999 89 36 36.2 24.7-49.4 53 63.8 50.6-75.3
$50,000-74,999 69 27 40.6 27.6-55.0 42 59.4 45.0-72.4
$75,000+ 57 33 60.5 44.1-74.7 24 39.5 25.3-55.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 476 216 43.1 37.3-49.1 260 56.9 50.9-62.7
No 435 181 42.9 37.0-48.9 254 57.1 51.1-63.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 15 5 66.6 34.7-88.2 10 33.4 11.8-65.3
Non-Veteran 919 400 42.2 38.2-46.4 519 57.8 53.6-61.8

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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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