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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 230 158 62.9 55.4-69.9 72 37.1 30.1-44.6
GENDER
Male 94 65 62.1 50.5-72.5 29 37.9 27.5-49.5
Female 136 93 63.6 53.7-72.5 43 36.4 27.5-46.3
RACE
White 197 140 66.1 58.1-73.3 57 33.9 26.7-41.9
Other 33 18 46.8 28.7-65.7 15 53.2 34.3-71.3
AGE
50+ 230 158 62.9 55.4-69.9 72 37.1 30.1-44.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 37 60.4 46.1-73.2 22 39.6 26.8-53.9
Some College + 171 121 63.8 54.9-71.8 50 36.2 28.2-45.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 88 59 64.5 52.2-75.1 29 35.5 24.9-47.8
$50,000+ 113 80 61.8 50.9-71.7 33 38.2 28.3-49.1

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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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