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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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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
-New Hanover County 228 98 42.7 34.8-51.0 130 57.3 49.0-65.2
GENDER
Male 84 42 47.7 35.2-60.6 42 52.3 39.4-64.8
Female 144 56 36.6 28.6-45.5 88 63.4 54.5-71.4
RACE
White 197 85 41.4 33.6-49.7 112 58.6 50.3-66.4
Other 31 13 49.8 25.6-74.1 18 50.2 25.9-74.4
AGE
50+ 228 98 42.7 34.8-51.0 130 57.3 49.0-65.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 73 33 39.4 26.7-53.6 40 60.6 46.4-73.3
Some College + 155 65 44.1 34.5-54.2 90 55.9 45.8-65.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 117 51 43.2 31.3-55.9 66 56.8 44.1-68.7
$50,000+ 73 27 38.2 26.5-51.5 46 61.8 48.5-73.5

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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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