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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Prostate Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last digital rectal exam?*

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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%)
North Carolina 3,675 1,751 47.8 45.8-49.8 491 13.7 12.3-15.1 154 4.6 3.7- 5.5 319 8.0 7.0- 9.1 960 26.0 24.3-27.8
-Alamance County 85 38 46.4 35.0-58.2 14 15.1 8.7-24.8 2 2.1 0.5- 8.1 6 4.5 1.9-10.2 25 31.9 21.6-44.2
GENDER
Male 85 38 46.4 35.0-58.2 14 15.1 8.7-24.8 2 2.1 0.5- 8.1 6 4.5 1.9-10.2 25 31.9 21.6-44.2
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 71 32 48.6 36.0-61.4 12 15.6 8.7-26.4 2 2.6 0.6-10.0 5 4.4 1.7-10.9 20 28.8 18.3-42.1
Other 14 6 37.4 16.3-64.7 2 13.0 2.7-44.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.9 0.7-28.5 5 44.8 20.1-72.3
AGE
18-44 15 3 16.1 4.8-42.5 1 3.2 0.4-20.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.1 0.7-29.3 10 75.6 49.2-90.8
45+ 70 35 53.3 40.6-65.7 13 17.8 10.2-29.3 2 2.6 0.6- 9.9 5 4.4 1.7-10.8 15 21.9 12.9-34.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 15 39.7 24.5-57.3 7 19.3 9.0-36.8 2 4.7 1.2-17.5 4 6.8 2.4-18.0 9 29.4 15.0-49.5
Some College + 48 23 51.7 36.2-66.8 7 11.7 5.4-23.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.7 0.7-10.8 16 33.8 20.7-50.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 42 19 46.7 31.2-62.8 5 11.0 4.3-25.5 1 1.8 0.2-11.7 4 6.7 2.4-17.4 13 33.9 19.9-51.4
$50,000+ 27 11 43.3 23.8-65.1 6 18.4 7.9-37.4 1 3.7 0.5-22.2 2 3.7 0.9-14.1 7 30.9 14.0-55.1

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

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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