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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

Sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are exams in which a tube is inserted in the rectum to view the bowel for signs of cancer or other health problems.
Have you ever had either of these exams?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,613 6,523 66.6 65.3-67.8 3,090 33.4 32.2-34.7
-Onslow County 210 152 74.9 67.9-80.8 58 25.1 19.2-32.1
GENDER
Male 86 68 83.8 74.7-90.1 18 16.2 9.9-25.3
Female 124 84 66.7 56.5-75.5 40 33.3 24.5-43.5
RACE
White 166 120 75.2 67.5-81.6 46 24.8 18.4-32.5
Other 43 32 75.6 58.1-87.4 11 24.4 12.6-41.9
AGE
50+ 210 152 74.9 67.9-80.8 58 25.1 19.2-32.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 98 66 69.3 58.0-78.7 32 30.7 21.3-42.0
Some College + 112 86 79.7 70.7-86.5 26 20.3 13.5-29.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 106 72 71.9 61.7-80.2 34 28.1 19.8-38.3
$50,000+ 69 55 82.7 71.9-90.0 14 17.3 10.0-28.1

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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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