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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 190 122 62.4 54.1-69.9 68 37.6 30.1-45.9
GENDER
Male 61 37 59.5 45.5-72.1 24 40.5 27.9-54.5
Female 129 85 64.3 54.2-73.3 44 35.7 26.7-45.8
RACE
White 93 63 67.3 55.8-77.0 30 32.7 23.0-44.2
Other 97 59 57.8 46.0-68.7 38 42.2 31.3-54.0
AGE
50+ 190 122 62.4 54.1-69.9 68 37.6 30.1-45.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 67 58.2 47.5-68.2 46 41.8 31.8-52.5
Some College + 77 55 69.8 56.9-80.1 22 30.2 19.9-43.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 127 76 55.5 45.1-65.4 51 44.5 34.6-54.9
$50,000+ 25 22 89.2 70.7-96.6 3 10.8 3.4-29.3

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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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