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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 244 174 66.2 58.6-73.0 70 33.8 27.0-41.4
GENDER
Male 77 49 58.7 45.5-70.8 28 41.3 29.2-54.5
Female 167 125 71.3 62.7-78.6 42 28.7 21.4-37.3
RACE
White 229 167 67.3 59.5-74.3 62 32.7 25.7-40.5
Other 15 7 50.7 25.4-75.7 8 49.3 24.3-74.6
AGE
50+ 244 174 66.2 58.6-73.0 70 33.8 27.0-41.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 93 66.2 56.4-74.9 41 33.8 25.1-43.6
Some College + 109 81 67.1 54.9-77.3 28 32.9 22.7-45.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 140 97 62.5 52.1-71.8 43 37.5 28.2-47.9
$50,000+ 57 43 76.2 62.5-86.0 14 23.8 14.0-37.5

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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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