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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Prostate Cancer Screening

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer. Have you ever had a PSA test?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,326 850 62.5 58.6-66.2 476 37.5 33.8-41.4
Cumberland County 81 60 76.3 65.4-84.6 21 23.7 15.4-34.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 94 51 52.4 41.7-63.0 43 47.6 37.0-58.3
Durham 69 50 78.4 65.7-87.3 19 21.6 12.7-34.3
Forsyth 110 78 67.8 57.6-76.6 32 32.2 23.4-42.4
Gaston 107 63 57.4 47.2-67.1 44 42.6 32.9-52.8
Guilford 85 54 63.1 51.3-73.6 31 36.9 26.4-48.7
Mecklenburg 87 58 63.8 52.3-73.9 29 36.2 26.1-47.7
New Hanover 99 60 59.6 48.9-69.4 39 40.4 30.6-51.1
Onslow 84 57 68.8 56.6-78.9 27 31.2 21.1-43.4
Wake 74 44 57.4 44.9-69.1 30 42.6 30.9-55.1
Western NC 160 98 60.2 51.6-68.3 62 39.8 31.7-48.4
Piedmont NC 147 88 59.2 49.8-68.1 59 40.8 31.9-50.2
Eastern NC 129 89 65.9 56.0-74.6 40 34.1 25.4-44.0

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

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* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported being age 40 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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