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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 290 185 64.0 57.0-70.4 105 36.0 29.6-43.0
GENDER
Male 113 74 65.1 53.7-75.0 39 34.9 25.0-46.3
Female 177 111 62.8 54.5-70.5 66 37.2 29.5-45.5
RACE
White 247 163 66.5 59.7-72.6 84 33.5 27.4-40.3
Other 43 22 55.6 35.5-74.0 21 44.4 26.0-64.5
AGE
50+ 290 185 64.0 57.0-70.4 105 36.0 29.6-43.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 101 65.9 56.2-74.4 56 34.1 25.6-43.8
Some College + 133 84 61.5 51.4-70.7 49 38.5 29.3-48.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 175 110 63.5 54.6-71.6 65 36.5 28.4-45.4
$50,000+ 74 50 65.0 52.0-76.1 24 35.0 23.9-48.0

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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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