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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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 6,967 4,964 68.8 67.2-70.4 2,003 31.2 29.6-32.8
-Orange County 171 114 60.5 51.1-69.2 57 39.5 30.8-48.9
GENDER
Male 65 43 57.3 42.0-71.2 22 42.7 28.8-58.0
Female 106 71 63.7 52.7-73.4 35 36.3 26.6-47.3
RACE
White 140 96 67.3 58.0-75.3 44 32.7 24.7-42.0
Other 29 16 38.2 20.0-60.4 13 61.8 39.6-80.0
AGE
50+ 171 114 60.5 51.1-69.2 57 39.5 30.8-48.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 26 50.4 31.6-69.0 17 49.6 31.0-68.4
Some College + 128 88 63.6 53.0-73.1 40 36.4 26.9-47.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 61 34 46.7 32.0-62.0 27 53.3 38.0-68.0
$50,000+ 81 60 68.7 55.9-79.1 21 31.3 20.9-44.1

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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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