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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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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 MALES 395 165 40.5 34.3-47.1 230 59.5 52.9-65.7
AGE
50-54 91 21 24.5 13.9-39.5 70 75.5 60.5-86.1
55-64 153 71 44.0 34.2-54.2 82 56.0 45.8-65.8
65-74 89 45 51.3 39.4-63.1 44 48.7 36.9-60.6
75+ 62 28 50.4 34.7-66.1 34 49.6 33.9-65.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 35 33.9 23.9-45.6 61 66.1 54.4-76.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 159 65 40.8 30.9-51.6 94 59.2 48.4-69.1
Some Post-H.S. 77 40 50.4 36.7-64.1 37 49.6 35.9-63.3
College Graduate 62 25 36.5 23.4-52.0 37 63.5 48.0-76.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 67 21 27.8 16.7-42.5 46 72.2 57.5-83.3
$15,000- 24,999 76 36 54.2 39.1-68.6 40 45.8 31.4-60.9
$25,000- 34,999 56 30 52.6 37.4-67.4 26 47.4 32.6-62.6
$35,000- 49,999 67 24 30.2 18.9-44.5 43 69.8 55.5-81.1
$50,000-74,999 39 15 45.9 26.2-67.0 24 54.1 33.0-73.8
$75,000+ 43 24 56.6 39.5-72.3 19 43.4 27.7-60.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 185 74 38.5 29.4-48.4 111 61.5 51.6-70.6
No 193 86 43.1 34.3-52.3 107 56.9 47.7-65.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 149 79 52.7 42.5-62.8 70 47.3 37.2-57.5
Non-Veteran 246 86 33.0 25.6-41.4 160 67.0 58.6-74.4

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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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