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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-FEMALES

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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
-FEMALES 4,897 2,409 47.1 45.2-49.0 2,488 52.9 51.0-54.8
RACE
White 3,990 2,020 48.7 46.7-50.8 1,970 51.3 49.2-53.3
African American 741 334 43.0 37.9-48.2 407 57.0 51.8-62.1
Other Minorities 151 47 28.2 19.5-38.9 104 71.8 61.1-80.5
AGE
50-54 716 197 30.0 25.7-34.8 519 70.0 65.2-74.3
55-64 1,595 735 46.5 43.3-49.7 860 53.5 50.3-56.7
65+ 2,586 1,477 56.0 53.3-58.8 1,109 44.0 41.2-46.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 727 332 41.8 36.5-47.2 395 58.2 52.8-63.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,585 771 45.4 42.0-48.7 814 54.6 51.3-58.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,267 654 52.1 48.5-55.8 613 47.9 44.2-51.5
College Graduate 1,315 652 47.6 44.0-51.1 663 52.4 48.9-56.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 655 301 42.0 36.7-47.4 354 58.0 52.6-63.3
$15,000- 24,999 884 428 46.4 41.9-51.0 456 53.6 49.0-58.1
$25,000- 34,999 519 275 51.5 45.6-57.4 244 48.5 42.6-54.4
$35,000- 49,999 602 327 53.2 47.8-58.5 275 46.8 41.5-52.2
$50,000- 74,999 534 257 45.5 40.1-51.0 277 54.5 49.0-59.9
$75,000+ 665 315 45.3 40.6-50.1 350 54.7 49.9-59.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,273 1,174 50.1 47.2-53.1 1,099 49.9 46.9-52.8
No 2,523 1,194 45.1 42.5-47.7 1,329 54.9 52.3-57.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 79 38 46.0 32.2-60.5 41 54.0 39.5-67.8
Non-Veteran 4,817 2,370 47.1 45.2-49.1 2,447 52.9 50.9-54.8

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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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