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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 4,891 3,585 72.0 70.2-73.7 1,306 28.0 26.3-29.8
RACE
White 3,988 2,960 72.9 70.9-74.7 1,028 27.1 25.3-29.1
African American 735 523 70.1 65.2-74.7 212 29.9 25.3-34.8
Other Minorities 152 91 61.5 50.2-71.7 61 38.5 28.3-49.8
AGE
50-54 718 397 57.1 52.3-61.7 321 42.9 38.3-47.7
55-64 1,602 1,188 73.3 70.3-76.1 414 26.7 23.9-29.7
65+ 2,571 2,000 78.4 76.1-80.5 571 21.6 19.5-23.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 713 459 66.2 60.9-71.1 254 33.8 28.9-39.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,582 1,165 70.5 67.2-73.7 417 29.5 26.3-32.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,271 949 74.5 71.3-77.5 322 25.5 22.5-28.7
College Graduate 1,322 1,011 74.6 71.2-77.7 311 25.4 22.3-28.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 649 416 63.3 57.8-68.5 233 36.7 31.5-42.2
$15,000- 24,999 883 632 66.9 62.2-71.2 251 33.1 28.8-37.8
$25,000- 34,999 519 395 75.1 69.5-79.9 124 24.9 20.1-30.5
$35,000- 49,999 602 451 71.2 65.9-76.0 151 28.8 24.0-34.1
$50,000- 74,999 535 404 75.2 70.1-79.7 131 24.8 20.3-29.9
$75,000+ 670 536 77.8 73.4-81.6 134 22.2 18.4-26.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,258 1,670 72.8 70.1-75.4 588 27.2 24.6-29.9
No 2,534 1,844 71.1 68.7-73.5 690 28.9 26.5-31.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 79 56 65.3 50.3-77.7 23 34.7 22.3-49.7
Non-Veteran 4,811 3,528 72.1 70.3-73.8 1,283 27.9 26.2-29.7

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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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