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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening

Has your father, brother, son, or grandfather ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or health professional that he had prostate cancer?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,348 156 13.7 11.0-16.8 1,192 86.3 83.2-89.0
RACE
White 1,116 135 14.6 11.6-18.2 981 85.4 81.8-88.4
African American 177 17 10.5 5.3-19.8 160 89.5 80.2-94.7
Other Minorities 42 4 9.2 2.4-30.1 38 90.8 69.9-97.6
HISPANIC
Yes 21 1 3.0 0.4-19.3 20 97.0 80.7-99.6
No 1,323 155 13.8 11.1-17.1 1,168 86.2 82.9-88.9
AGE
40-44 235 26 15.4 9.5-24.1 209 84.6 75.9-90.5
45-54 422 46 14.3 9.3-21.3 376 85.7 78.7-90.7
55-64 314 37 13.0 8.6-19.3 277 87.0 80.7-91.4
65+ 377 47 12.1 8.2-17.4 330 87.9 82.6-91.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 247 24 8.4 5.0-13.9 223 91.6 86.1-95.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 339 36 13.9 9.0-20.8 303 86.1 79.2-91.0
Some Post-H.S. 291 44 18.5 12.4-26.6 247 81.5 73.4-87.6
College Graduate 465 52 14.1 9.4-20.6 413 85.9 79.4-90.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 125 11 14.8 6.9-28.9 114 85.2 71.1-93.1
$15,000- 24,999 178 19 11.1 5.7-20.7 159 88.9 79.3-94.3
$25,000- 34,999 160 21 16.8 9.4-28.2 139 83.2 71.8-90.6
$35,000- 49,999 204 15 9.0 4.8-16.2 189 91.0 83.8-95.2
$50,000+ 422 62 14.7 10.0-21.0 360 85.3 79.0-90.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 98 6 6.3 2.8-13.7 92 93.7 86.3-97.2
Cumberland 80 9 9.9 5.0-18.7 71 90.1 81.3-95.0
Durham 70 8 10.0 4.8-19.8 62 90.0 80.2-95.2
Forsyth 113 14 12.0 7.0-20.0 99 88.0 80.0-93.0
Gaston 113 12 11.5 6.6-19.5 101 88.5 80.5-93.4
Guilford 87 9 8.4 4.2-16.2 78 91.6 83.8-95.8
Mecklenburg 87 8 8.7 4.2-17.0 79 91.3 83.0-95.8
New Hanover 93 9 9.1 4.6-17.2 84 90.9 82.8-95.4
Onslow 87 10 13.1 6.7-23.8 77 86.9 76.2-93.3
Wake 75 7 13.2 6.1-26.3 68 86.8 73.7-93.9
Western NC 165 28 19.7 13.4-27.9 137 80.3 72.1-86.6
Piedmont NC 148 19 13.9 8.2-22.8 129 86.1 77.2-91.8
Eastern NC 132 17 15.0 9.1-23.7 115 85.0 76.3-90.9

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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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