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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,632 4,790 47.5 46.2-48.8 4,842 52.5 51.2-53.8
-Iredell County 243 116 45.4 38.3-52.8 127 54.6 47.2-61.7
GENDER
Male 87 35 38.0 27.4-49.8 52 62.0 50.2-72.6
Female 156 81 51.7 42.5-60.7 75 48.3 39.3-57.5
RACE
White 216 108 46.6 38.9-54.4 108 53.4 45.6-61.1
Other 26 7 35.8 16.7-60.7 19 64.2 39.3-83.3
AGE
50+ 243 116 45.4 38.3-52.8 127 54.6 47.2-61.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 129 57 41.3 32.2-51.0 72 58.7 49.0-67.8
Some College + 112 58 49.7 38.7-60.7 54 50.3 39.3-61.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 128 58 41.9 32.3-52.1 70 58.1 47.9-67.7
$50,000+ 71 40 52.4 38.9-65.5 31 47.6 34.5-61.1

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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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