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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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 6,967 4,964 68.8 67.2-70.4 2,003 31.2 29.6-32.8
-Cabarrus County 186 137 68.5 59.2-76.6 49 31.5 23.4-40.8
GENDER
Male 67 46 63.6 48.5-76.4 21 36.4 23.6-51.5
Female 119 91 72.2 60.2-81.7 28 27.8 18.3-39.8
RACE
White 166 126 73.4 64.0-81.0 40 26.6 19.0-36.0
Other 19 11 46.3 23.2-71.0 8 53.7 29.0-76.8
AGE
50+ 186 137 68.5 59.2-76.6 49 31.5 23.4-40.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 98 67 65.5 52.5-76.6 31 34.5 23.4-47.5
Some College + 87 69 71.7 57.6-82.6 18 28.3 17.4-42.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 98 75 77.0 64.1-86.2 23 23.0 13.8-35.9
$50,000+ 45 33 67.2 50.2-80.6 12 32.8 19.4-49.8

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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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