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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 234 178 75.7 68.9-81.5 56 24.3 18.5-31.1
GENDER
Male 72 59 79.0 65.5-88.2 13 21.0 11.8-34.5
Female 162 119 73.7 65.5-80.5 43 26.3 19.5-34.5
RACE
White 171 131 76.0 67.9-82.5 40 24.0 17.5-32.1
Other 62 46 74.8 60.2-85.4 16 25.2 14.6-39.8
AGE
50+ 234 178 75.7 68.9-81.5 56 24.3 18.5-31.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 74 70.3 59.1-79.5 31 29.7 20.5-40.9
Some College + 128 103 80.0 71.0-86.7 25 20.0 13.3-29.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 123 87 70.9 60.6-79.5 36 29.1 20.5-39.4
$50,000+ 83 67 79.9 68.9-87.8 16 20.1 12.2-31.1

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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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