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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 218 119 51.4 43.5-59.2 99 48.6 40.8-56.5
GENDER
Male 70 37 51.2 37.8-64.3 33 48.8 35.7-62.2
Female 148 82 51.5 42.3-60.7 66 48.5 39.3-57.7
RACE
White 193 106 51.9 43.7-60.0 87 48.1 40.0-56.3
Other 25 13 48.4 26.7-70.7 12 51.6 29.3-73.3
AGE
50+ 218 119 51.4 43.5-59.2 99 48.6 40.8-56.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 51 46.3 34.8-58.2 42 53.7 41.8-65.2
Some College + 125 68 55.2 45.0-65.0 57 44.8 35.0-55.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 105 61 51.0 39.6-62.4 44 49.0 37.6-60.4
$50,000+ 75 41 53.2 40.5-65.5 34 46.8 34.5-59.5

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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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