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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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
-Gaston County 176 88 45.4 36.1-55.0 88 54.6 45.0-63.9
GENDER
Male 56 25 37.0 22.5-54.2 31 63.0 45.8-77.5
Female 120 63 51.2 41.0-61.3 57 48.8 38.7-59.0
RACE
White 154 78 49.7 40.8-58.6 76 50.3 41.4-59.2
Other 22 10 26.9 10.0-54.9 12 73.1 45.1-90.0
AGE
50+ 176 88 45.4 36.1-55.0 88 54.6 45.0-63.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 42 40.1 27.4-54.3 49 59.9 45.7-72.6
Some College + 85 46 51.2 39.3-63.0 39 48.8 37.0-60.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 98 47 41.8 29.1-55.8 51 58.2 44.2-70.9
$50,000+ 45 20 42.1 27.7-57.9 25 57.9 42.1-72.3

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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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