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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 99 46 43.4 33.4-53.8 13 12.7 7.3-21.3 2 3.4 0.7-14.5 5 3.3 1.3- 8.2 33 37.2 27.5-48.1
GENDER
Male 99 46 43.4 33.4-53.8 13 12.7 7.3-21.3 2 3.4 0.7-14.5 5 3.3 1.3- 8.2 33 37.2 27.5-48.1
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 87 39 42.0 31.6-53.2 10 10.2 5.4-18.4 2 3.9 0.9-16.4 4 3.1 1.1- 8.7 32 40.7 30.1-52.2
Other 11 6 47.5 19.9-76.6 3 32.5 10.6-66.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.0 0.7-29.5 1 15.0 2.2-58.4
AGE
18-44 16 1 3.5 0.5-21.5 3 20.2 6.6-47.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.3 0.4-20.8 11 73.0 47.1-89.2
45+ 83 45 51.6 40.2-62.9 10 11.2 5.8-20.5 2 4.1 0.9-17.1 4 3.3 1.1- 9.2 22 29.7 20.1-41.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 34 18 45.8 29.3-63.2 4 12.0 4.2-29.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 12 42.2 25.8-60.6
Some College + 65 28 42.0 29.9-55.1 9 13.1 6.7-24.0 2 5.4 1.2-21.5 5 5.2 2.0-12.7 21 34.3 23.0-47.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 23 43.2 29.6-58.0 5 9.2 3.5-22.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 23 47.6 33.3-62.2
$50,000+ 27 12 41.2 24.0-60.9 4 15.4 5.8-34.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.1 2.0-22.0 8 36.3 19.6-57.2

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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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