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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for New Hanover County

Colorectal Cancer Screening

A blood stool test is a test that may use a special kit at home to determine whether the stool contains blood. Have you ever had this test using a home kit?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,514 1,439 55.1 52.3-57.9 1,075 44.9 42.1-47.7
New Hanover County 166 101 60.2 51.7-68.1 65 39.8 31.9-48.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 196 102 52.1 44.4-59.7 94 47.9 40.3-55.6
Cumberland 156 92 57.8 48.9-66.2 64 42.2 33.8-51.1
Durham 137 88 56.2 43.5-68.1 49 43.8 31.9-56.5
Forsyth 218 155 73.4 66.7-79.2 63 26.6 20.8-33.3
Gaston 203 105 52.8 45.2-60.2 98 47.2 39.8-54.8
Guilford 173 99 54.6 45.8-63.1 74 45.4 36.9-54.2
Mecklenburg 143 88 61.6 52.3-70.0 55 38.4 30.0-47.7
Onslow 118 54 44.4 34.5-54.7 64 55.6 45.3-65.5
Wake 118 74 60.7 50.6-70.0 44 39.3 30.0-49.4
Western NC 325 181 54.1 47.9-60.2 144 45.9 39.8-52.1
Piedmont NC 297 166 56.9 50.3-63.2 131 43.1 36.8-49.7
Eastern NC 264 134 47.7 40.7-54.7 130 52.3 45.3-59.3

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for New Hanover County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being age 50 and older.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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