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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 245 156 60.6 53.4-67.5 89 39.4 32.5-46.6
GENDER
Male 85 52 57.9 45.4-69.4 33 42.1 30.6-54.6
Female 160 104 62.8 54.1-70.6 56 37.2 29.4-45.9
RACE
White 234 149 61.1 53.7-67.9 85 38.9 32.1-46.3
Other 11 7 54.9 22.5-83.5 4 45.1 16.5-77.5
AGE
50+ 245 156 60.6 53.4-67.5 89 39.4 32.5-46.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 150 97 61.2 51.7-70.0 53 38.8 30.0-48.3
Some College + 95 59 59.7 48.4-70.0 36 40.3 30.0-51.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 101 58.9 49.3-67.7 55 41.1 32.3-50.7
$50,000+ 47 32 68.6 53.4-80.7 15 31.4 19.3-46.6

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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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