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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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
-Onslow County 166 121 73.7 65.4-80.6 45 26.3 19.4-34.6
GENDER
Male 67 51 77.9 65.9-86.5 16 22.1 13.5-34.1
Female 99 70 69.1 56.9-79.1 29 30.9 20.9-43.1
RACE
White 133 94 71.8 62.3-79.7 39 28.2 20.3-37.7
Other 31 26 82.8 61.7-93.5 5 17.2 6.5-38.3
AGE
50+ 166 121 73.7 65.4-80.6 45 26.3 19.4-34.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 75 48 69.1 56.2-79.7 27 30.9 20.3-43.8
Some College + 91 73 78.0 66.6-86.3 18 22.0 13.7-33.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 80 53 67.1 54.6-77.6 27 32.9 22.4-45.4
$50,000+ 52 40 72.2 56.6-83.9 12 27.8 16.1-43.4

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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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