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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 298 137 42.7 36.5-49.1 161 57.3 50.9-63.5
GENDER
Male 119 60 45.3 35.7-55.2 59 54.7 44.8-64.3
Female 179 77 40.3 32.6-48.5 102 59.7 51.5-67.4
RACE
White 243 114 44.1 37.3-51.1 129 55.9 48.9-62.7
Other 55 23 38.0 24.9-53.1 32 62.0 46.9-75.1
AGE
50+ 298 137 42.7 36.5-49.1 161 57.3 50.9-63.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 35 50.0 36.7-63.4 29 50.0 36.6-63.3
Some College + 233 101 40.5 33.7-47.8 132 59.5 52.2-66.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 119 57 46.9 36.6-57.4 62 53.1 42.6-63.4
$50,000+ 147 62 37.8 29.8-46.5 85 62.2 53.5-70.2

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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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