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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 250 165 64.1 56.6-70.9 85 35.9 29.1-43.4
GENDER
Male 96 61 63.2 51.3-73.7 35 36.8 26.3-48.7
Female 154 104 64.8 55.3-73.2 50 35.2 26.8-44.7
RACE
White 228 155 65.5 57.7-72.6 73 34.5 27.4-42.3
Other 22 10 50.9 27.6-73.7 12 49.1 26.3-72.4
AGE
50+ 250 165 64.1 56.6-70.9 85 35.9 29.1-43.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 126 82 63.1 52.6-72.5 44 36.9 27.5-47.4
Some College + 124 83 64.9 54.2-74.3 41 35.1 25.7-45.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 101 63.7 54.3-72.1 55 36.3 27.9-45.7
$50,000+ 54 40 68.9 52.4-81.6 14 31.1 18.4-47.6

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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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