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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,711 3,697 44.9 43.4-46.5 4,014 55.1 53.5-56.6
-Buncombe County 186 95 45.6 37.5-53.9 91 54.4 46.1-62.5
GENDER
Male 65 28 38.7 26.2-52.9 37 61.3 47.1-73.8
Female 121 67 50.3 40.3-60.2 54 49.7 39.8-59.7
RACE
White 177 90 46.2 38.2-54.4 87 53.8 45.6-61.8
Other 8 5 70.9 33.7-92.1 3 29.1 7.9-66.3
AGE
50+ 186 95 45.6 37.5-53.9 91 54.4 46.1-62.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 32 41.7 29.2-55.3 36 58.3 44.7-70.8
Some College + 118 63 47.8 37.5-58.2 55 52.2 41.8-62.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 104 57 52.5 41.4-63.4 47 47.5 36.6-58.6
$50,000+ 52 23 35.4 22.6-50.7 29 64.6 49.3-77.4

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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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