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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-MALES

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
-MALES 2,808 1,949 66.9 64.2-69.4 859 33.1 30.6-35.8
RACE
White 2,330 1,640 68.1 65.4-70.8 690 31.9 29.2-34.6
African American 338 240 66.1 57.5-73.7 98 33.9 26.3-42.5
Other Minorities 124 60 50.9 39.1-62.7 64 49.1 37.3-60.9
AGE
50-54 469 227 47.1 40.9-53.4 242 52.9 46.6-59.1
55-64 1,044 729 69.7 65.8-73.3 315 30.3 26.7-34.2
65+ 1,295 993 77.9 74.6-80.8 302 22.1 19.2-25.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 400 214 47.8 40.1-55.6 186 52.2 44.4-59.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 738 471 60.5 55.3-65.5 267 39.5 34.5-44.7
Some Post-H.S. 628 443 68.1 62.4-73.2 185 31.9 26.8-37.6
College Graduate 1,037 820 78.9 75.4-82.0 217 21.1 18.0-24.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 259 119 42.6 34.5-51.1 140 57.4 48.9-65.5
$15,000- 24,999 452 277 59.1 51.1-66.7 175 40.9 33.3-48.9
$25,000- 34,999 346 225 61.0 53.5-68.0 121 39.0 32.0-46.5
$35,000- 49,999 370 274 68.3 60.6-75.1 96 31.7 24.9-39.4
$50,000- 74,999 397 298 73.1 66.0-79.1 99 26.9 20.9-34.0
$75,000+ 681 544 76.7 71.9-80.8 137 23.3 19.2-28.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,195 839 70.5 66.7-74.0 356 29.5 26.0-33.3
No 1,543 1,074 65.3 61.7-68.7 469 34.7 31.3-38.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,230 932 74.2 70.5-77.6 298 25.8 22.4-29.5
Non-Veteran 1,577 1,017 62.0 58.4-65.5 560 38.0 34.5-41.6

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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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