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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 461 345 73.7 68.7-78.1 116 26.3 21.9-31.3
GENDER
Male 176 127 69.7 61.4-77.0 49 30.3 23.0-38.6
Female 285 218 76.9 70.9-81.9 67 23.1 18.1-29.1
RACE
White 370 274 73.0 67.5-77.9 96 27.0 22.1-32.5
Other 88 68 75.6 63.4-84.7 20 24.4 15.3-36.6
AGE
50+ 461 345 73.7 68.7-78.1 116 26.3 21.9-31.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 123 67.8 59.2-75.3 54 32.2 24.7-40.8
Some College + 283 221 77.0 70.8-82.2 62 23.0 17.8-29.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 227 174 76.6 69.4-82.4 53 23.4 17.6-30.6
$50,000+ 171 129 72.4 64.2-79.4 42 27.6 20.6-35.8

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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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