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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,076 478 40.2 35.9-44.6 598 59.8 55.4-64.1
GENDER
Male 335 144 36.6 29.7-44.0 191 63.4 56.0-70.3
Female 741 334 43.0 37.9-48.2 407 57.0 51.8-62.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 3 8.6 2.0-30.2 8 91.4 69.8-98.0
Non-Hispanic 1,063 474 40.5 36.3-45.0 589 59.5 55.0-63.7
AGE
50-54 204 64 34.9 25.4-45.7 140 65.1 54.3-74.6
55-64 431 182 36.4 30.7-42.6 249 63.6 57.4-69.3
65+ 441 232 47.9 40.9-55.0 209 52.1 45.0-59.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 239 102 31.2 23.4-40.2 137 68.8 59.8-76.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 357 142 35.8 29.1-43.1 215 64.2 56.9-70.9
Some Post-H.S. 261 133 52.7 43.9-61.3 128 47.3 38.7-56.1
College Graduate 218 101 44.1 35.5-53.2 117 55.9 46.8-64.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 215 96 36.2 28.3-45.0 119 63.8 55.0-71.7
$15,000- 24,999 237 100 38.3 28.6-49.0 137 61.7 51.0-71.4
$25,000- 34,999 130 65 51.1 38.0-64.1 65 48.9 35.9-62.0
$35,000-49,999 116 50 44.6 31.7-58.3 66 55.4 41.7-68.3
$50,000- 74,999 100 46 38.3 26.9-51.1 54 61.7 48.9-73.1
$75,000+ 85 41 42.8 30.1-56.6 44 57.2 43.4-69.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 563 263 41.8 36.0-47.9 300 58.2 52.1-64.0
No 481 201 39.8 33.8-46.2 280 60.2 53.8-66.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 152 87 53.5 42.4-64.3 65 46.5 35.7-57.6
Non-Veteran 923 391 37.2 32.7-41.9 532 62.8 58.1-67.3

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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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