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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 381 293 72.3 64.7-78.9 88 27.7 21.1-35.3
GENDER
Male 136 104 67.5 53.3-79.1 32 32.5 20.9-46.7
Female 245 189 76.3 69.6-82.0 56 23.7 18.0-30.4
RACE
White 300 235 77.2 70.7-82.6 65 22.8 17.4-29.3
Other 77 55 58.9 39.9-75.5 22 41.1 24.5-60.1
AGE
50+ 381 293 72.3 64.7-78.9 88 27.7 21.1-35.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 107 83 65.6 46.5-80.7 24 34.4 19.3-53.5
Some College + 273 210 75.3 68.8-80.8 63 24.7 19.2-31.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 114 61.1 46.9-73.6 47 38.9 26.4-53.1
$50,000+ 163 131 77.4 69.0-84.0 32 22.6 16.0-31.0

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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.

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