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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 198 152 79.2 72.3-84.8 46 20.8 15.2-27.7
GENDER
Male 77 63 83.7 72.2-91.0 14 16.3 9.0-27.8
Female 121 89 75.3 66.1-82.7 32 24.7 17.3-33.9
RACE
White 159 126 81.3 73.7-87.0 33 18.7 13.0-26.3
Other 38 25 72.0 54.4-84.7 13 28.0 15.3-45.6
AGE
50+ 198 152 79.2 72.3-84.8 46 20.8 15.2-27.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 66 45 70.2 56.8-80.9 21 29.8 19.1-43.2
Some College + 132 107 83.7 75.4-89.5 25 16.3 10.5-24.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 90 67 77.5 66.4-85.7 23 22.5 14.3-33.6
$50,000+ 71 62 87.9 76.5-94.2 9 12.1 5.8-23.5

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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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