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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 213 155 64.2 55.7-71.9 58 35.8 28.1-44.3
GENDER
Male 87 61 61.0 48.4-72.4 26 39.0 27.6-51.6
Female 126 94 67.5 55.9-77.2 32 32.5 22.8-44.1
RACE
White 192 142 64.9 56.0-72.8 50 35.1 27.2-44.0
Other 20 12 59.1 31.9-81.7 8 40.9 18.3-68.1
AGE
50+ 213 155 64.2 55.7-71.9 58 35.8 28.1-44.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 84 59 62.2 48.6-74.1 25 37.8 25.9-51.4
Some College + 128 96 66.2 55.1-75.8 32 33.8 24.2-44.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 69 61.1 48.3-72.6 28 38.9 27.4-51.7
$50,000+ 81 56 62.5 49.1-74.2 25 37.5 25.8-50.9

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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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