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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-WHITES

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
-WHITES 6,318 4,600 70.7 69.1-72.3 1,718 29.3 27.7-30.9
GENDER
Male 2,330 1,640 68.1 65.4-70.8 690 31.9 29.2-34.6
Female 3,988 2,960 72.9 70.9-74.7 1,028 27.1 25.3-29.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 74 51 59.0 40.9-75.0 23 41.0 25.0-59.1
Non-Hispanic 6,239 4,544 70.9 69.3-72.5 1,695 29.1 27.5-30.7
AGE
50-54 919 491 53.2 48.9-57.5 428 46.8 42.5-51.1
55-64 2,093 1,529 73.0 70.3-75.5 564 27.0 24.5-29.7
65+ 3,306 2,580 78.4 76.5-80.2 726 21.6 19.8-23.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 803 496 57.8 52.4-63.0 307 42.2 37.0-47.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,888 1,350 68.1 65.0-71.1 538 31.9 28.9-35.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,565 1,151 71.6 68.2-74.7 414 28.4 25.3-31.8
College Graduate 2,056 1,601 77.0 74.5-79.4 455 23.0 20.6-25.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 633 379 55.0 49.0-60.9 254 45.0 39.1-51.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,037 712 63.1 58.5-67.5 325 36.9 32.5-41.5
$25,000- 34,999 707 511 66.7 61.4-71.6 196 33.3 28.4-38.6
$35,000-49,999 823 608 69.3 64.5-73.7 215 30.7 26.3-35.5
$50,000- 74,999 801 608 75.5 71.4-79.3 193 24.5 20.7-28.6
$75,000+ 1,225 979 78.0 74.7-81.1 246 22.0 18.9-25.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,745 2,012 72.1 69.5-74.5 733 27.9 25.5-30.5
No 3,448 2,503 69.7 67.4-71.8 945 30.3 28.2-32.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,108 837 73.9 70.0-77.4 271 26.1 22.6-30.0
Non-Veteran 5,209 3,762 69.9 68.1-71.7 1,447 30.1 28.3-31.9

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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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