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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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%)
North Carolina 3,502 1,705 48.1 46.1-50.2 346 10.1 8.9-11.4 103 3.0 2.4- 3.9 132 3.8 3.1- 4.6 1,216 35.0 33.1-37.0
-Alamance County 83 37 48.4 36.7-60.3 12 11.8 6.5-20.6 3 3.8 1.1-12.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 30 34.7 24.3-46.9
GENDER
Male 83 37 48.4 36.7-60.3 12 11.8 6.5-20.6 3 3.8 1.1-12.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 30 34.7 24.3-46.9
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 69 32 50.5 37.6-63.3 8 10.0 4.7-19.8 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 27 36.5 25.0-49.8
Other 14 5 40.1 17.3-68.1 4 19.4 6.7-44.7 2 13.0 2.7-44.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 27.5 8.9-59.8
AGE
18-44 15 1 3.2 0.4-20.6 1 6.4 0.9-35.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 13 90.3 65.6-97.9
45+ 68 36 59.0 46.1-70.8 11 13.1 7.0-23.3 3 4.7 1.4-14.7 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 17 21.7 13.1-33.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 14 38.3 23.3-55.9 7 16.6 7.5-32.6 2 7.0 1.7-24.6 0 0.0 . - . 14 38.2 22.5-56.8
Some College + 46 23 56.8 40.9-71.4 5 8.0 3.2-18.6 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 1 2.2 0.3-14.3 16 31.9 19.3-47.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 41 19 53.1 36.8-68.8 5 9.4 3.8-21.8 1 3.8 0.5-22.7 0 0.0 . - . 16 33.6 20.1-50.3
$50,000+ 26 10 39.2 20.2-62.2 4 10.6 3.7-27.1 1 3.8 0.5-23.0 0 0.0 . - . 11 46.4 25.9-68.1

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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 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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