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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

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
-New Hanover County 250 129 50.0 43.0-56.9 121 50.0 43.1-57.0
GENDER
Male 98 45 50.6 39.8-61.4 53 49.4 38.6-60.2
Female 152 84 49.4 40.6-58.3 68 50.6 41.7-59.4
RACE
White 219 118 51.9 44.4-59.3 101 48.1 40.7-55.6
Other 29 9 35.2 18.5-56.5 20 64.8 43.5-81.5
AGE
50+ 250 129 50.0 43.0-56.9 121 50.0 43.1-57.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 79 38 44.7 33.1-57.0 41 55.3 43.0-66.9
Some College + 170 91 52.3 43.8-60.8 79 47.7 39.2-56.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 114 57 50.2 39.7-60.6 57 49.8 39.4-60.3
$50,000+ 97 53 49.5 38.7-60.4 44 50.5 39.6-61.3

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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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