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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-WHITE 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
-WHITE MALES 3,024 1,514 48.5 46.3-50.7 1,510 51.5 49.3-53.7
AGE
50-54 472 148 31.1 26.2-36.4 324 68.9 63.6-73.8
55-64 1,120 548 48.5 44.9-52.1 572 51.5 47.9-55.1
65-74 852 490 59.2 55.2-63.0 362 40.8 37.0-44.8
75+ 580 328 59.0 54.2-63.7 252 41.0 36.3-45.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 428 173 39.8 34.4-45.5 255 60.2 54.5-65.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 860 408 45.6 41.5-49.7 452 54.4 50.3-58.5
Some Post-H.S. 699 360 48.6 43.9-53.3 339 51.4 46.7-56.1
College Graduate 1,034 571 53.4 49.6-57.2 463 46.6 42.8-50.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 242 77 30.7 24.1-38.2 165 69.3 61.8-75.9
$15,000- 24,999 457 225 48.9 43.2-54.5 232 51.1 45.5-56.8
$25,000- 34,999 334 162 48.4 42.0-54.9 172 51.6 45.1-58.0
$35,000- 49,999 491 254 50.1 44.7-55.5 237 49.9 44.5-55.3
$50,000-74,999 498 262 49.7 44.3-55.0 236 50.3 45.0-55.7
$75,000+ 732 404 49.9 45.4-54.4 328 50.1 45.6-54.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,312 685 50.8 47.4-54.2 627 49.2 45.8-52.6
No 1,666 811 47.1 44.1-50.1 855 52.9 49.9-55.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,537 889 56.6 53.5-59.7 648 43.4 40.3-46.5
Non-Veteran 1,485 625 41.2 38.1-44.4 860 58.8 55.6-61.9

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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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