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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 6,329 3,126 46.9 45.2-48.6 3,203 53.1 51.4-54.8
GENDER
Male 2,339 1,106 44.7 42.0-47.5 1,233 55.3 52.5-58.0
Female 3,990 2,020 48.7 46.7-50.8 1,970 51.3 49.2-53.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 76 35 36.3 23.5-51.3 41 63.7 48.7-76.5
Non-Hispanic 6,248 3,089 47.1 45.4-48.8 3,159 52.9 51.2-54.6
AGE
50-54 915 260 28.2 24.6-32.2 655 71.8 67.8-75.4
55-64 2,087 990 47.4 44.5-50.3 1,097 52.6 49.7-55.5
65+ 3,327 1,876 56.7 54.4-58.9 1,451 43.3 41.1-45.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 817 364 39.3 34.7-44.2 453 60.7 55.8-65.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,896 916 44.2 41.1-47.3 980 55.8 52.7-58.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,562 784 49.4 46.0-52.9 778 50.6 47.1-54.0
College Graduate 2,048 1,059 50.2 47.3-53.1 989 49.8 46.9-52.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 641 290 41.1 35.8-46.6 351 58.9 53.4-64.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,045 509 43.7 39.5-48.0 536 56.3 52.0-60.5
$25,000- 34,999 704 353 45.1 40.3-50.0 351 54.9 50.0-59.7
$35,000-49,999 823 447 52.2 47.4-56.9 376 47.8 43.1-52.6
$50,000- 74,999 799 393 48.1 43.5-52.7 406 51.9 47.3-56.5
$75,000+ 1,221 593 47.1 43.4-50.8 628 52.9 49.2-56.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,767 1,462 51.4 48.7-54.0 1,305 48.6 46.0-51.3
No 3,436 1,616 43.9 41.7-46.2 1,820 56.1 53.8-58.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,110 599 52.2 48.3-56.2 511 47.8 43.8-51.7
Non-Veteran 5,218 2,526 45.6 43.7-47.5 2,692 54.4 52.5-56.3

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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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