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?*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Geographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3461 1434  43.9  (41.4-46.3) 2027  56.1  (53.7-58.6)
       ADDs      
Barren River  243   91  33.7  (27.5-40.5)  152  66.3  (59.5-72.5)
Big Sandy  188   58  26.8  (20.6-34.1)  130  73.2  (65.9-79.4)
Bluegrass  227  121  49.4  (41.6-57.3)  106  50.6  (42.7-58.4)
Buffalo Trace  196   80  38.6  (30.4-47.5)  116  61.4  (52.5-69.6)
Cumberland Valley  222   73  33.0  (25.7-41.2)  149  67.0  (58.8-74.3)
FIVCO  232   92  39.0  (31.8-46.7)  140  61.0  (53.3-68.2)
Gateway  250   88  37.9  (30.3-46.1)  162  62.1  (53.9-69.7)
Green River  241   98  38.6  (31.9-45.7)  143  61.4  (54.3-68.1)
Kentucky River  233   85  29.6  (23.6-36.4)  148  70.4  (63.6-76.4)
KIPDA  244  137  54.2  (46.7-61.4)  107  45.8  (38.6-53.3)
Lake Cumberland  254  101  40.7  (33.6-48.2)  153  59.3  (51.8-66.4)
Lincoln Trail  212   86  39.2  (32.0-47.0)  126  60.8  (53.0-68.0)
Northern Kentucky  220   92  45.1  (37.7-52.7)  128  54.9  (47.3-62.3)
Pennyrile  243  117  49.4  (41.9-56.8)  126  50.6  (43.2-58.1)
Purchase  256  115  45.3  (38.4-52.3)  141  54.7  (47.7-61.6)

*Asked only to respondents age 50 and older*
#Use caution in interpreting data for total respondents less than 50. N = Cell Size, NH = Non-Hispanic, %
= Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
Unless stated differently above, Missing, 'Don't know', and Refused responses are excluded.