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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 203 151 70.8 62.6-77.8 52 29.2 22.2-37.4
GENDER
Male 79 56 67.5 54.2-78.5 23 32.5 21.5-45.8
Female 124 95 73.8 63.7-81.9 29 26.2 18.1-36.3
RACE
White 185 142 73.6 64.9-80.7 43 26.4 19.3-35.1
Other 17 8 41.5 20.6-66.1 9 58.5 33.9-79.4
AGE
50+ 203 151 70.8 62.6-77.8 52 29.2 22.2-37.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 79 70.9 58.7-80.7 24 29.1 19.3-41.3
Some College + 100 72 70.7 59.3-80.0 28 29.3 20.0-40.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 125 88 62.6 51.5-72.5 37 37.4 27.5-48.5
$50,000+ 57 44 77.9 64.3-87.3 13 22.1 12.7-35.7

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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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