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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 274 92 30.7 25.1-36.9 182 69.3 63.1-74.9
GENDER
Male 88 33 31.8 22.6-42.7 55 68.2 57.3-77.4
Female 186 59 30.0 23.3-37.7 127 70.0 62.3-76.7
RACE
White 191 72 34.7 27.7-42.5 119 65.3 57.5-72.3
Other 83 20 22.7 14.4-33.7 63 77.3 66.3-85.6
AGE
50+ 274 92 30.7 25.1-36.9 182 69.3 63.1-74.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 153 47 26.9 19.8-35.4 106 73.1 64.6-80.2
Some College + 121 45 35.4 27.0-44.8 76 64.6 55.2-73.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 155 48 27.7 20.7-35.9 107 72.3 64.1-79.3
$50,000+ 77 30 35.2 24.8-47.1 47 64.8 52.9-75.2

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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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