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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 218 145 62.3 54.3-69.7 73 37.7 30.3-45.7
GENDER
Male 70 42 57.7 44.0-70.4 28 42.3 29.6-56.0
Female 148 103 65.6 56.1-74.0 45 34.4 26.0-43.9
RACE
White 194 128 62.4 54.2-70.0 66 37.6 30.0-45.8
Other 24 17 61.8 36.2-82.1 7 38.2 17.9-63.8
AGE
50+ 218 145 62.3 54.3-69.7 73 37.7 30.3-45.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 60 58.6 46.0-70.2 33 41.4 29.8-54.0
Some College + 125 85 65.2 54.9-74.2 40 34.8 25.8-45.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 107 71 61.2 49.2-72.1 36 38.8 27.9-50.8
$50,000+ 76 50 62.4 49.6-73.7 26 37.6 26.3-50.4

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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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