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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-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
-FEMALES 6,046 3,064 49.2 47.5-50.8 2,982 50.8 49.2-52.5
RACE
White 4,915 2,597 51.7 49.9-53.4 2,318 48.3 46.6-50.1
African American 934 405 42.9 38.8-47.1 529 57.1 52.9-61.2
Other Minorities 182 58 24.6 17.9-32.7 124 75.4 67.3-82.1
AGE
50-54 981 297 28.4 25.1-32.0 684 71.6 68.0-74.9
55-64 1,989 974 49.0 46.2-51.7 1,015 51.0 48.3-53.8
65-74 1,716 1,015 60.8 57.9-63.7 701 39.2 36.3-42.1
75+ 1,360 778 59.2 55.8-62.4 582 40.8 37.6-44.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,006 482 46.8 42.8-50.8 524 53.2 49.2-57.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,950 998 50.2 47.3-53.1 952 49.8 46.9-52.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,624 823 48.1 45.0-51.2 801 51.9 48.8-55.0
College Graduate 1,451 754 50.3 47.0-53.5 697 49.7 46.5-53.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 900 448 47.9 43.6-52.2 452 52.1 47.8-56.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,087 571 51.5 47.6-55.3 516 48.5 44.7-52.4
$25,000- 34,999 650 320 47.0 42.1-52.0 330 53.0 48.0-57.9
$35,000- 49,999 773 402 50.5 46.0-55.0 371 49.5 45.0-54.0
$50,000-74,999 684 374 54.0 49.4-58.6 310 46.0 41.4-50.6
$75,000+ 812 398 45.6 41.5-49.8 414 54.4 50.2-58.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,775 1,486 52.8 50.3-55.2 1,289 47.2 44.8-49.7
No 3,170 1,538 46.6 44.4-48.8 1,632 53.4 51.2-55.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 39 46.7 32.3-61.7 53 53.3 38.3-67.7
Non-Veteran 5,954 3,025 49.2 47.6-50.8 2,929 50.8 49.2-52.4

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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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