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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 208 120 51.3 43.2-59.4 88 48.7 40.6-56.8
GENDER
Male 76 36 41.6 29.9-54.3 40 58.4 45.7-70.1
Female 132 84 60.3 50.3-69.5 48 39.7 30.5-49.7
RACE
White 78 53 62.6 49.2-74.3 25 37.4 25.7-50.8
Other 129 66 45.5 35.7-55.6 63 54.5 44.4-64.3
AGE
50+ 208 120 51.3 43.2-59.4 88 48.7 40.6-56.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 138 73 45.6 36.1-55.5 65 54.4 44.5-63.9
Some College + 70 47 63.1 49.0-75.2 23 36.9 24.8-51.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 143 82 47.9 38.4-57.6 61 52.1 42.4-61.6
$50,000+ 20 14 63.4 37.2-83.5 6 36.6 16.5-62.8

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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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