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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 105 47 44.4 34.4-54.8 11 9.7 5.3-17.2 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 12 11.0 6.0-19.4 33 32.7 23.5-43.4
GENDER
Male 105 47 44.4 34.4-54.8 11 9.7 5.3-17.2 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 12 11.0 6.0-19.4 33 32.7 23.5-43.4
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 91 41 45.7 35.0-56.7 10 10.7 5.6-19.3 2 2.7 0.7-10.6 12 13.5 7.4-23.3 26 27.4 18.8-38.2
Other 13 5 36.2 14.4-65.7 1 5.4 0.7-30.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 58.4 29.9-82.2
AGE
18-44 15 6 37.7 16.7-64.6 2 11.6 2.8-37.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.9 0.4-18.7 6 47.8 23.6-73.1
45+ 90 41 45.6 34.7-56.9 9 9.3 4.7-17.7 2 2.7 0.6-10.3 11 12.5 6.7-22.3 27 29.9 20.3-41.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 22 43.9 29.7-59.2 5 9.0 3.5-21.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 14.7 6.9-28.8 16 32.4 19.7-48.3
Some College + 54 25 44.9 31.5-59.0 6 10.4 4.7-21.5 2 4.5 1.1-16.5 4 7.4 2.6-19.2 17 32.9 20.6-48.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 49 20 38.4 24.8-54.0 4 7.0 2.4-18.9 1 2.0 0.3-12.9 5 9.2 3.2-23.7 19 43.4 28.4-59.8
$50,000+ 32 16 48.3 31.3-65.7 6 17.5 7.9-34.6 1 4.2 0.6-24.4 5 17.2 7.2-35.7 4 12.8 4.8-30.1

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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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