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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 159 116 67.6 56.8-76.8 43 32.4 23.2-43.2
GENDER
Male 55 37 61.3 44.9-75.5 18 38.7 24.5-55.1
Female 104 79 73.7 59.3-84.3 25 26.3 15.7-40.7
RACE
White 135 99 66.7 54.6-76.9 36 33.3 23.1-45.4
Other 23 16 71.6 48.7-87.0 7 28.4 13.0-51.3
AGE
50+ 159 116 67.6 56.8-76.8 43 32.4 23.2-43.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 94 64 58.7 44.2-71.9 30 41.3 28.1-55.8
Some College + 65 52 79.4 65.3-88.7 13 20.6 11.3-34.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 87 57 56.6 41.7-70.4 30 43.4 29.6-58.3
$50,000+ 50 43 82.2 66.9-91.3 7 17.8 8.7-33.1

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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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