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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 105 50 47.0 36.9-57.3 19 17.8 11.4-26.8 4 5.5 1.8-15.3 11 9.5 5.0-17.4 21 20.2 13.1-29.8
GENDER
Male 105 50 47.0 36.9-57.3 19 17.8 11.4-26.8 4 5.5 1.8-15.3 11 9.5 5.0-17.4 21 20.2 13.1-29.8
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 92 42 45.5 34.9-56.5 17 18.2 11.3-28.0 2 3.4 0.7-15.7 11 11.0 5.8-19.8 20 21.9 14.1-32.5
Other 12 7 53.5 25.0-79.9 2 16.3 3.9-48.1 2 20.9 5.0-57.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.3 1.3-44.7
AGE
18-44 17 4 19.1 6.2-45.5 4 25.5 9.8-51.7 1 5.0 0.7-28.5 3 18.9 5.7-47.3 5 31.5 13.2-58.2
45+ 88 46 52.7 41.4-63.8 15 16.2 9.7-25.9 3 5.6 1.6-17.7 8 7.6 3.6-15.5 16 17.8 10.8-28.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 36 20 56.0 38.6-72.0 6 15.4 6.6-31.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 12.4 4.8-28.5 5 16.2 6.8-33.6
Some College + 69 30 41.8 30.1-54.5 13 19.2 11.2-30.8 4 8.7 2.9-23.0 6 7.9 3.2-17.8 16 22.5 13.6-34.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 24 46.4 32.7-60.7 11 19.1 10.4-32.4 2 2.7 0.6-10.7 6 9.5 4.0-21.2 13 22.3 12.7-36.1
$50,000+ 27 14 47.0 28.8-66.1 5 18.4 7.8-37.7 1 5.7 0.8-31.1 3 10.5 3.0-30.6 4 18.3 7.0-40.0

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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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