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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 360 280 75.4 69.4-80.5 80 24.6 19.5-30.6
GENDER
Male 112 90 77.4 66.6-85.4 22 22.6 14.6-33.4
Female 248 190 74.0 66.8-80.2 58 26.0 19.8-33.2
RACE
White 251 195 74.5 67.5-80.5 56 25.5 19.5-32.5
Other 109 85 76.9 65.3-85.5 24 23.1 14.5-34.7
AGE
50+ 360 280 75.4 69.4-80.5 80 24.6 19.5-30.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 99 71 69.3 57.7-78.9 28 30.7 21.1-42.3
Some College + 261 209 77.5 70.4-83.3 52 22.5 16.7-29.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 145 112 74.5 64.5-82.5 33 25.5 17.5-35.5
$50,000+ 158 127 78.2 69.2-85.1 31 21.8 14.9-30.8

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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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