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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 4,430 2,290 46.4 44.4-48.4 2,140 53.6 51.6-55.6
GENDER
Male 1,648 790 42.1 39.0-45.4 858 57.9 54.6-61.0
Female 2,782 1,500 50.1 47.7-52.6 1,282 49.9 47.4-52.3
RACE
White 3,713 1,978 49.3 47.2-51.5 1,735 50.7 48.5-52.8
African American 599 282 38.9 33.5-44.5 317 61.1 55.5-66.5
Other Minorities 104 24 18.2 11.2-28.2 80 81.8 71.8-88.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 63 25 35.5 22.5-51.0 38 64.5 49.0-77.5
Non-Hispanic 4,356 2,258 46.6 44.6-48.6 2,098 53.4 51.4-55.4
AGE
50-54 715 232 28.9 24.9-33.2 483 71.1 66.8-75.1
55-64 1,513 747 46.5 43.3-49.8 766 53.5 50.2-56.7
65+ 2,202 1,311 57.6 54.7-60.5 891 42.4 39.5-45.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 587 278 38.1 32.3-44.2 309 61.9 55.8-67.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,279 640 42.7 39.1-46.4 639 57.3 53.6-60.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,074 588 50.6 46.6-54.6 486 49.4 45.4-53.4
College Graduate 1,483 781 50.0 46.7-53.2 702 50.0 46.8-53.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 471 224 38.9 33.2-45.0 247 61.1 55.0-66.8
$15,000- 24,999 716 364 42.4 36.9-48.0 352 57.6 52.0-63.1
$25,000- 34,999 475 252 48.9 42.7-55.1 223 51.1 44.9-57.3
$35,000- 49,999 575 307 49.6 44.2-55.0 268 50.4 45.0-55.8
$50,000-74,999 556 297 47.8 42.3-53.4 259 52.2 46.6-57.7
$75,000+ 885 447 46.9 42.9-51.0 438 53.1 49.0-57.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,881 1,015 49.8 46.6-53.0 866 50.2 47.0-53.4
No 2,451 1,233 44.7 42.1-47.3 1,218 55.3 52.7-57.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 728 417 52.5 47.6-57.4 311 47.5 42.6-52.4
Non-Veteran 3,700 1,872 45.2 43.0-47.4 1,828 54.8 52.6-57.0

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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