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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,632 4,790 47.5 46.2-48.8 4,842 52.5 51.2-53.8
-Rowan County 296 150 45.5 38.8-52.5 146 54.5 47.5-61.2
GENDER
Male 115 57 43.5 32.9-54.7 58 56.5 45.3-67.1
Female 181 93 47.6 39.6-55.7 88 52.4 44.3-60.4
RACE
White 252 131 48.7 42.0-55.4 121 51.3 44.6-58.0
Other 44 19 35.1 19.6-54.4 25 64.9 45.6-80.4
AGE
50+ 296 150 45.5 38.8-52.5 146 54.5 47.5-61.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 159 82 43.4 34.2-53.1 77 56.6 46.9-65.8
Some College + 137 68 48.3 38.8-58.0 69 51.7 42.0-61.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 93 47.0 38.7-55.5 86 53.0 44.5-61.3
$50,000+ 75 37 47.4 35.2-59.9 38 52.6 40.1-64.8

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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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