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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,311 628 44.5 40.7-48.4 125 10.7 8.5-13.5 27 2.5 1.5- 4.1 55 4.5 3.1- 6.4 476 37.8 34.0-41.7
RACE
White 1,076 534 46.1 41.8-50.4 104 10.6 8.2-13.7 24 2.7 1.6- 4.6 40 4.3 2.8- 6.6 374 36.2 32.1-40.5
African American 180 76 41.7 31.9-52.2 18 12.0 6.2-21.9 2 1.8 0.3- 8.9 14 6.5 3.4-12.2 70 38.1 28.7-48.5
Other Minorities 42 12 24.2 11.0-45.3 1 6.6 0.9-34.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 27 67.0 45.5-83.1
HISPANIC
Yes 20 10 41.3 18.6-68.4 2 2.4 0.5-10.0 1 10.8 1.5-48.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 45.6 20.6-73.0
No 1,287 617 44.6 40.7-48.5 121 10.8 8.5-13.6 26 2.4 1.4- 4.0 55 4.6 3.2- 6.5 468 37.7 33.9-41.6
AGE
40-44 225 55 24.3 17.2-33.2 15 7.3 3.6-14.2 4 2.3 0.6- 7.7 7 5.3 2.0-13.4 144 60.8 51.4-69.5
45-54 405 150 34.1 27.6-41.3 31 8.2 4.9-13.5 2 0.9 0.1- 5.4 22 3.3 2.0- 5.5 200 53.4 46.1-60.6
55-64 314 191 57.2 49.2-64.9 37 15.4 10.2-22.6 9 3.2 1.3- 7.6 11 5.3 2.4-11.2 66 18.9 13.6-25.7
65+ 367 232 60.8 53.5-67.6 42 12.4 8.3-18.0 12 4.0 1.9- 8.3 15 4.7 2.4- 9.0 66 18.1 13.1-24.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 230 85 35.8 27.7-44.8 27 11.2 6.7-18.2 9 3.4 1.4- 7.9 8 4.1 1.8- 9.1 101 45.4 36.6-54.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 333 151 39.4 32.4-46.9 31 12.8 8.1-19.8 6 1.8 0.5- 5.6 11 5.2 2.5-10.5 134 40.8 33.5-48.5
Some Post-H.S. 288 148 52.0 43.6-60.4 28 11.1 6.7-17.7 5 3.1 1.0- 9.0 13 2.4 1.3- 4.4 94 31.3 24.0-39.6
College Graduate 453 241 50.1 43.4-56.8 38 8.5 5.5-12.9 7 2.1 0.8- 5.5 23 5.6 3.1- 9.9 144 33.7 27.7-40.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 111 40 34.1 22.6-47.9 7 9.8 3.7-23.6 4 5.2 1.4-17.2 4 1.9 0.5- 6.3 56 49.0 35.7-62.3
$15,000- 24,999 176 75 41.0 31.1-51.7 16 7.5 3.8-14.0 4 1.5 0.3- 6.7 9 6.6 3.0-13.8 72 43.4 33.1-54.4
$25,000- 34,999 158 75 49.6 38.7-60.6 12 8.2 3.2-19.2 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 7 3.6 1.4- 8.9 62 38.0 28.2-48.9
$35,000- 49,999 200 101 42.2 32.9-52.0 18 15.0 8.2-26.0 2 2.4 0.6- 9.6 4 2.2 0.5- 8.6 75 38.2 29.1-48.1
$50,000+ 417 208 48.9 42.1-55.7 37 9.0 6.0-13.5 10 2.8 1.2- 6.4 20 3.9 1.9- 7.6 142 35.4 29.1-42.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 93 40 42.9 32.7-53.8 6 5.1 2.2-11.5 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2 3 3.1 0.9- 9.8 43 47.9 37.3-58.6
Cumberland 80 48 62.0 49.9-72.8 7 9.4 4.4-18.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.6 1.6-12.6 21 24.0 15.5-35.0
Durham 69 39 50.4 34.3-66.4 4 17.3 4.6-47.6 5 6.3 2.5-15.1 2 4.4 1.1-16.2 19 21.6 12.7-34.3
Forsyth 108 57 48.7 38.7-58.8 11 12.7 7.1-21.7 4 3.5 1.3- 9.2 4 2.3 0.8- 6.0 32 32.8 23.9-43.2
Gaston 105 50 45.6 35.7-55.8 9 9.6 4.9-17.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 44 43.2 33.4-53.5
Guilford 85 42 50.1 38.4-61.8 9 10.9 5.4-20.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0 31 36.9 26.4-48.7
Mecklenburg 87 40 47.6 36.7-58.7 11 9.4 5.0-17.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 6 5.4 2.3-12.0 29 36.2 26.1-47.7
New Hanover 97 39 37.6 28.1-48.2 12 12.7 7.1-21.8 2 1.9 0.5- 7.5 5 6.8 2.8-15.7 39 40.9 31.0-51.7
Onslow 82 44 52.3 39.7-64.6 6 7.0 3.0-15.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 8.6 3.1-21.6 27 32.0 21.7-44.5
Wake 73 32 43.3 31.6-55.7 7 9.4 4.4-18.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.2 1.5-11.2 30 43.2 31.4-55.8
Western NC 160 82 49.1 40.7-57.6 11 6.8 3.7-12.1 3 3.2 0.8-12.3 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 62 39.8 31.7-48.4
Piedmont NC 146 55 38.6 29.9-48.1 20 13.0 7.9-20.6 5 2.0 0.7- 5.6 7 5.5 2.4-11.9 59 40.9 32.0-50.4
Eastern NC 126 60 43.7 34.3-53.6 12 11.2 6.2-19.4 5 4.4 1.8-10.2 9 6.1 3.1-11.8 40 34.5 25.7-44.5

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* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported having a PSA test and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

#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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