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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Cancer Prevalence

What type of cancer was/is it?
Colorectal*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,265 33 0.6 0.4- 0.9 4,232 99.4 99.1-99.6
Wake County 221 0 0.0 . - . 221 100 . - .
GENDER
Male 98 0 0.0 . - . 98 100 . - .
Female 123 0 0.0 . - . 123 100 . - .
RACE
White 172 0 0.0 . - . 172 100 . - .
Other 47 0 0.0 . - . 47 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 43 0 0.0 . - . 43 100 . - .
45+ 178 0 0.0 . - . 178 100 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 0 0.0 . - . 54 100 . - .
Some College + 167 0 0.0 . - . 167 100 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 68 0 0.0 . - . 68 100 . - .
$50,000+ 100 0 0.0 . - . 100 100 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 279 4 1.5 0.5- 4.4 275 98.5 95.6-99.5
Forsyth 299 5 1.8 0.7- 4.5 294 98.2 95.5-99.3
Guilford 273 2 0.9 0.2- 4.2 271 99.1 95.8-99.8
Henderson/Transylvania 344 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 339 99.0 97.4-99.6
Mecklenburg 258 0 0.0 . - . 258 100 . - .
Orange 260 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 259 99.8 98.7- 100
Pitt 231 0 0.0 . - . 231 100 . - .
Randolph 282 3 1.3 0.4- 4.7 279 98.7 95.3-99.6
Robeson 291 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 290 99.7 97.7- 100
Western NC 450 6 1.2 0.5- 2.7 444 98.8 97.3-99.5
Piedmont NC 571 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 570 99.9 99.0- 100
Eastern NC 506 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 501 99.2 97.8-99.7

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* Data for this table includes respondents who reported being age 40 or 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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