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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Prostate Cancer Screening

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had prostate cancer?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,738 197 5.3 4.4- 6.2 3,541 94.7 93.8-95.6
-Buncombe County 106 6 4.0 1.7- 9.3 100 96.0 90.7-98.3
GENDER
Male 106 6 4.0 1.7- 9.3 100 96.0 90.7-98.3
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 93 5 4.0 1.5-10.1 88 96.0 89.9-98.5
Other 12 1 4.6 0.6-27.7 11 95.4 72.3-99.4
AGE
18-44 17 0 0.0 . - . 17 100 . - .
45+ 89 6 4.8 2.0-11.2 83 95.2 88.8-98.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 36 0 0.0 . - . 36 100 . - .
Some College + 70 6 6.3 2.6-14.5 64 93.7 85.5-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 2 1.6 0.4- 6.7 54 98.4 93.3-99.6
$50,000+ 28 2 7.2 1.8-24.7 26 92.8 75.3-98.2

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* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported being age 40 and older.

^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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