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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 245 155 61.0 53.7-67.9 90 39.0 32.1-46.3
Buncombe 230 118 48.8 41.6-56.1 112 51.2 43.9-58.4
Cabarrus 209 107 49.4 41.2-57.6 102 50.6 42.4-58.8
Catawba 274 140 47.8 40.9-54.7 134 52.2 45.3-59.1
Cumberland 263 111 36.5 30.3-43.1 152 63.5 56.9-69.7
Davidson 247 142 53.7 46.6-60.7 105 46.3 39.3-53.4
Durham 222 122 50.2 42.4-58.0 100 49.8 42.0-57.6
Forsyth 245 142 56.6 49.1-63.8 103 43.4 36.2-50.9
Gaston 254 139 51.9 44.8-58.9 115 48.1 41.1-55.2
Guilford 255 155 57.6 50.1-64.8 100 42.4 35.2-49.9
Iredell 243 116 45.4 38.3-52.8 127 54.6 47.2-61.7
Johnston 248 113 47.9 40.4-55.4 135 52.1 44.6-59.6
Mecklenburg 381 207 52.1 46.3-57.8 174 47.9 42.2-53.7
New Hanover 250 129 50.0 43.0-56.9 121 50.0 43.1-57.0
Onslow 209 90 44.2 36.6-52.2 119 55.8 47.8-63.4
Orange 230 119 50.9 43.6-58.1 111 49.1 41.9-56.4
Pitt 235 125 50.6 43.4-57.9 110 49.4 42.1-56.6
Randolph 244 128 52.2 45.0-59.2 116 47.8 40.8-55.0
Robeson 211 82 38.1 30.8-46.0 129 61.9 54.0-69.2
Rowan 296 150 45.5 38.8-52.5 146 54.5 47.5-61.2
Union 218 119 51.4 43.5-59.2 99 48.6 40.8-56.5
Wake 298 137 42.7 36.5-49.1 161 57.3 50.9-63.5
Wayne 274 92 30.7 25.1-36.9 182 69.3 63.1-74.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,177 1,435 43.2 41.2-45.3 1,742 56.8 54.7-58.8
Piedmont 4,510 2,409 49.7 47.8-51.6 2,101 50.3 48.4-52.2
Western NC 1,945 946 47.4 44.8-50.1 999 52.6 49.9-55.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,295 622 47.4 44.1-50.6 673 52.6 49.4-55.9
Northwest 2,060 1,079 51.0 48.2-53.8 981 49.0 46.2-51.8
Charlotte 1,214 644 49.7 46.1-53.3 570 50.3 46.7-53.9
Greensboro 1,113 627 53.5 49.6-57.4 486 46.5 42.6-50.4
Southern Regional 853 356 41.4 37.2-45.7 497 58.6 54.3-62.8
Coastal 521 252 45.8 40.9-50.8 269 54.2 49.2-59.1
Wake 924 447 44.5 40.4-48.6 477 55.5 51.4-59.6
Area L 302 164 48.8 42.3-55.3 138 51.2 44.7-57.7
Eastern 1,350 599 42.3 39.1-45.5 751 57.7 54.5-60.9

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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