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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 351 277 77.4 71.6-82.3 74 22.6 17.7-28.4
GENDER
Male 116 89 74.8 64.2-83.1 27 25.2 16.9-35.8
Female 235 188 79.5 72.8-84.8 47 20.5 15.2-27.2
RACE
White 262 209 77.5 70.5-83.3 53 22.5 16.7-29.5
Other 88 67 76.9 65.3-85.5 21 23.1 14.5-34.7
AGE
50+ 351 277 77.4 71.6-82.3 74 22.6 17.7-28.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 101 75 70.1 57.4-80.3 26 29.9 19.7-42.6
Some College + 249 202 81.2 75.0-86.2 47 18.8 13.8-25.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 149 111 69.9 59.4-78.7 38 30.1 21.3-40.6
$50,000+ 141 117 83.0 74.6-89.0 24 17.0 11.0-25.4

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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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