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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 243 170 64.6 56.1-72.3 73 35.4 27.7-43.9
GENDER
Male 73 49 65.1 51.7-76.6 24 34.9 23.4-48.3
Female 170 121 64.3 53.0-74.1 49 35.7 25.9-47.0
RACE
White 166 118 68.9 59.8-76.7 48 31.1 23.3-40.2
Other 73 52 59.6 42.1-75.0 21 40.4 25.0-57.9
AGE
50+ 243 170 64.6 56.1-72.3 73 35.4 27.7-43.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 138 98 62.8 50.5-73.6 40 37.2 26.4-49.5
Some College + 105 72 67.2 55.9-76.7 33 32.8 23.3-44.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 135 94 65.0 54.2-74.4 41 35.0 25.6-45.8
$50,000+ 56 38 68.3 54.2-79.7 18 31.7 20.3-45.8

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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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