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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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 7,699 5,534 69.6 68.1-71.2 2,165 30.4 28.8-31.9
-Catawba County 205 131 61.8 53.8-69.3 74 38.2 30.7-46.2
GENDER
Male 89 55 58.5 46.2-69.8 34 41.5 30.2-53.8
Female 116 76 65.6 55.2-74.7 40 34.4 25.3-44.8
RACE
White 190 124 64.6 56.4-72.1 66 35.4 27.9-43.6
Other 14 7 41.1 17.8-69.2 7 58.9 30.8-82.2
AGE
50+ 205 131 61.8 53.8-69.3 74 38.2 30.7-46.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 90 51 56.0 43.3-67.9 39 44.0 32.1-56.7
Some College + 115 80 66.2 55.4-75.6 35 33.8 24.4-44.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 107 66 58.0 46.0-69.2 41 42.0 30.8-54.0
$50,000+ 58 40 65.9 51.2-78.1 18 34.1 21.9-48.8

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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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