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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 178 122 69.4 60.5-77.0 56 30.6 23.0-39.5
GENDER
Male 57 34 67.7 51.4-80.6 23 32.3 19.4-48.6
Female 121 88 70.5 60.0-79.3 33 29.5 20.7-40.0
RACE
White 156 108 68.1 59.1-75.9 48 31.9 24.1-40.9
Other 22 14 75.0 47.8-90.7 8 25.0 9.3-52.2
AGE
50+ 178 122 69.4 60.5-77.0 56 30.6 23.0-39.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 64 68.3 54.5-79.4 29 31.7 20.6-45.5
Some College + 85 58 70.6 59.2-79.9 27 29.4 20.1-40.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 100 65 67.9 55.0-78.6 35 32.1 21.4-45.0
$50,000+ 45 32 69.5 53.1-82.1 13 30.5 17.9-46.9

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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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