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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,711 3,697 44.9 43.4-46.5 4,014 55.1 53.5-56.6
-Eastern NC 1,926 772 41.3 38.0-44.7 1,154 58.7 55.3-62.0
GENDER
Male 643 259 41.5 36.0-47.2 384 58.5 52.8-64.0
Female 1,283 513 41.1 37.1-45.3 770 58.9 54.7-62.9
RACE
White 1,348 547 41.6 37.7-45.7 801 58.4 54.3-62.3
African American 450 181 41.4 34.5-48.7 269 58.6 51.3-65.5
Other Minorities 117 39 36.7 25.1-50.1 78 63.3 49.9-74.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 35 12 13.7 6.1-28.0 23 86.3 72.0-93.9
Non-Hispanic 1,887 759 41.9 38.6-45.4 1,128 58.1 54.6-61.4
AGE
50-54 305 69 31.4 23.9-40.0 236 68.6 60.0-76.1
55-64 671 258 39.5 34.0-45.3 413 60.5 54.7-66.0
65+ 950 445 48.4 43.7-53.2 505 51.6 46.8-56.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 318 108 27.8 21.2-35.5 210 72.2 64.5-78.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 642 258 40.7 35.0-46.6 384 59.3 53.4-65.0
Some Post-H.S. 486 200 48.1 41.3-55.0 286 51.9 45.0-58.7
College Graduate 480 206 43.8 37.3-50.5 274 56.2 49.5-62.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 249 93 35.7 27.0-45.5 156 64.3 54.5-73.0
$15,000- 24,999 364 136 38.9 31.3-47.2 228 61.1 52.8-68.7
$25,000- 34,999 214 99 41.6 32.3-51.6 115 58.4 48.4-67.7
$35,000- 49,999 219 97 45.2 35.1-55.7 122 54.8 44.3-64.9
$50,000-74,999 209 86 46.2 36.9-55.8 123 53.8 44.2-63.1
$75,000+ 307 120 43.8 35.8-52.2 187 56.2 47.8-64.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 935 422 45.3 40.4-50.3 513 54.7 49.7-59.6
No 942 336 38.2 33.6-43.0 606 61.8 57.0-66.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 334 151 50.5 43.1-58.0 183 49.5 42.0-56.9
Non-Veteran 1,592 621 38.7 35.0-42.5 971 61.3 57.5-65.0

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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