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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake 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 2,997 1,696 53.7 51.0-56.4 1,301 46.3 43.6-49.0
Wake County 132 86 66.1 56.4-74.5 46 33.9 25.5-43.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 200 120 59.2 51.1-66.7 80 40.8 33.3-48.9
Forsyth 206 134 63.4 55.2-70.8 72 36.6 29.2-44.8
Guilford 187 123 64.7 56.2-72.3 64 35.3 27.7-43.8
Henderson/Transylvania 268 164 59.2 51.4-66.4 104 40.8 33.6-48.6
Mecklenburg 156 94 55.5 46.6-64.0 62 44.5 36.0-53.4
Orange 164 91 54.3 44.4-63.9 73 45.7 36.1-55.6
Pitt 148 80 58.1 46.6-68.8 68 41.9 31.2-53.4
Randolph 204 127 63.4 55.7-70.5 77 36.6 29.5-44.3
Robeson 216 91 40.8 33.7-48.4 125 59.2 51.6-66.3
Western NC 345 178 49.3 43.3-55.2 167 50.7 44.8-56.7
Piedmont NC 408 217 49.5 43.5-55.5 191 50.5 44.5-56.5
Eastern NC 363 191 53.2 47.3-59.1 172 46.8 40.9-52.7

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Wake 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, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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