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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 175 127 67.7 58.8-75.5 48 32.3 24.5-41.2
GENDER
Male 56 44 74.6 58.8-85.8 12 25.4 14.2-41.2
Female 119 83 62.6 51.6-72.4 36 37.4 27.6-48.4
RACE
White 99 71 65.2 53.2-75.6 28 34.8 24.4-46.8
Other 75 55 70.6 56.6-81.5 20 29.4 18.5-43.4
AGE
50+ 175 127 67.7 58.8-75.5 48 32.3 24.5-41.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 76 54 65.0 50.6-77.1 22 35.0 22.9-49.4
Some College + 99 73 69.5 58.0-79.0 26 30.5 21.0-42.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 57 59.7 46.3-71.8 28 40.3 28.2-53.7
$50,000+ 57 44 78.3 65.2-87.5 13 21.7 12.5-34.8

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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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