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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 213 163 77.1 69.9-83.0 50 22.9 17.0-30.1
GENDER
Male 79 59 76.3 64.9-84.9 20 23.7 15.1-35.1
Female 134 104 77.8 68.3-85.1 30 22.2 14.9-31.7
RACE
White 145 119 82.2 73.7-88.4 26 17.8 11.6-26.3
Other 65 43 64.4 50.5-76.3 22 35.6 23.7-49.5
AGE
50+ 213 163 77.1 69.9-83.0 50 22.9 17.0-30.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 88 66 76.8 64.7-85.7 22 23.2 14.3-35.3
Some College + 125 97 77.2 67.8-84.5 28 22.8 15.5-32.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 102 76 72.0 60.8-80.9 26 28.0 19.1-39.2
$50,000+ 69 57 81.4 68.8-89.7 12 18.6 10.3-31.2

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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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