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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 4,915 2,597 51.7 49.9-53.4 2,318 48.3 46.6-50.1
AGE
50-54 742 230 30.3 26.5-34.6 512 69.7 65.4-73.5
55-64 1,610 818 51.4 48.4-54.4 792 48.6 45.6-51.6
65-74 1,410 860 62.1 58.9-65.2 550 37.9 34.8-41.1
75+ 1,153 689 62.0 58.5-65.4 464 38.0 34.6-41.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 689 352 50.6 45.7-55.5 337 49.4 44.5-54.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,580 848 53.0 49.8-56.1 732 47.0 43.9-50.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,383 729 51.2 47.9-54.4 654 48.8 45.6-52.1
College Graduate 1,250 661 50.9 47.5-54.4 589 49.1 45.6-52.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 623 328 52.6 47.6-57.6 295 47.4 42.4-52.4
$15,000- 24,999 838 468 56.1 51.9-60.2 370 43.9 39.8-48.1
$25,000- 34,999 527 271 50.7 45.5-56.0 256 49.3 44.0-54.5
$35,000- 49,999 664 355 53.5 48.8-58.1 309 46.5 41.9-51.2
$50,000-74,999 603 343 56.7 51.9-61.4 260 43.3 38.6-48.1
$75,000+ 740 361 44.5 40.2-48.9 379 55.5 51.1-59.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,189 1,230 56.3 53.6-58.9 959 43.7 41.1-46.4
No 2,650 1,335 48.6 46.2-50.9 1,315 51.4 49.1-53.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 75 33 38.4 26.1-52.4 42 61.6 47.6-73.9
Non-Veteran 4,840 2,564 51.9 50.1-53.6 2,276 48.1 46.4-49.9

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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.

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