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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

A blood stool test is a test that may use a special kit at home to determine whether the stool contains blood.
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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
-Mecklenburg County 351 193 49.8 43.6-56.0 158 50.2 44.0-56.4
GENDER
Male 117 57 42.9 33.1-53.2 60 57.1 46.8-66.9
Female 234 136 55.2 47.7-62.6 98 44.8 37.4-52.3
RACE
White 263 153 53.6 46.5-60.6 110 46.4 39.4-53.5
Other 87 39 41.1 29.7-53.5 48 58.9 46.5-70.3
AGE
50+ 351 193 49.8 43.6-56.0 158 50.2 44.0-56.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 51 41.7 30.9-53.4 52 58.3 46.6-69.1
Some College + 247 142 53.9 46.6-61.0 105 46.1 39.0-53.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 148 77 44.7 35.2-54.5 71 55.3 45.5-64.8
$50,000+ 140 81 52.6 43.1-61.9 59 47.4 38.1-56.9

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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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