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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,711 3,697 44.9 43.4-46.5 4,014 55.1 53.5-56.6
GENDER
Male 2,814 1,288 42.3 39.8-44.9 1,526 57.7 55.1-60.2
Female 4,897 2,409 47.1 45.2-49.0 2,488 52.9 51.0-54.8
RACE
White 6,329 3,126 46.9 45.2-48.6 3,203 53.1 51.4-54.8
African American 1,076 478 40.2 35.9-44.6 598 59.8 55.4-64.1
Asian 39 8 22.3 10.3-41.7 31 77.7 58.3-89.7
Native American 147 51 30.3 20.4-42.5 96 69.7 57.5-79.6
Other Minorities 89 21 23.6 14.3-36.5 68 76.4 63.5-85.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 116 43 27.6 18.9-38.4 73 72.4 61.6-81.1
-English Speaking 94 40 35.0 23.8-48.1 54 65.0 51.9-76.2
-Spanish Speaking 22 3 7.8 1.9-26.6 19 92.2 73.4-98.1
Non-Hispanic 7,578 3,646 45.2 43.7-46.8 3,932 54.8 53.2-56.3
AGE
50-54 1,183 334 28.7 25.3-32.3 849 71.3 67.7-74.7
55-64 2,638 1,206 44.7 42.1-47.2 1,432 55.3 52.8-57.9
65-74 2,221 1,230 54.7 51.8-57.5 991 45.3 42.5-48.2
75+ 1,669 927 54.4 50.9-57.9 742 45.6 42.1-49.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,131 485 35.7 31.7-39.8 646 64.3 60.2-68.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,332 1,083 42.1 39.3-45.0 1,249 57.9 55.0-60.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,893 944 49.6 46.4-52.8 949 50.4 47.2-53.6
College Graduate 2,347 1,182 48.4 45.7-51.1 1,165 51.6 48.9-54.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 918 401 38.3 34.0-42.7 517 61.7 57.3-66.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,342 627 41.9 38.0-46.0 715 58.1 54.0-62.0
$25,000- 34,999 864 430 46.1 41.4-50.8 434 53.9 49.2-58.6
$35,000- 49,999 971 509 50.1 45.7-54.6 462 49.9 45.4-54.3
$50,000-74,999 929 448 45.7 41.4-50.0 481 54.3 50.0-58.6
$75,000+ 1,344 646 46.4 43.0-49.9 698 53.6 50.1-57.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,478 1,774 48.7 46.3-51.1 1,704 51.3 48.9-53.7
No 4,062 1,860 42.6 40.5-44.6 2,202 57.4 55.4-59.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,308 705 52.4 48.6-56.1 603 47.6 43.9-51.4
Non-Veteran 6,401 2,991 43.2 41.5-44.9 3,410 56.8 55.1-58.5

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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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