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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 273 184 64.3 57.4-70.7 89 35.7 29.3-42.6
GENDER
Male 88 63 63.5 50.9-74.6 25 36.5 25.4-49.1
Female 185 121 64.8 56.9-72.1 64 35.2 27.9-43.1
RACE
White 189 136 71.3 63.3-78.1 53 28.7 21.9-36.7
Other 84 48 50.6 38.5-62.6 36 49.4 37.4-61.5
AGE
50+ 273 184 64.3 57.4-70.7 89 35.7 29.3-42.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 98 60.4 50.7-69.3 56 39.6 30.7-49.3
Some College + 119 86 69.2 59.3-77.7 33 30.8 22.3-40.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 96 57.9 48.3-67.0 57 42.1 33.0-51.7
$50,000+ 77 55 68.8 56.6-78.8 22 31.2 21.2-43.4

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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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