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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 101 41 35.6 26.5-45.9 16 18.3 11.0-28.7 8 9.3 4.4-18.6 7 7.3 3.4-15.0 29 29.6 20.8-40.1
GENDER
Male 101 41 35.6 26.5-45.9 16 18.3 11.0-28.7 8 9.3 4.4-18.6 7 7.3 3.4-15.0 29 29.6 20.8-40.1
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 93 37 34.5 25.2-45.2 16 20.4 12.4-31.8 7 8.6 3.8-18.4 7 8.1 3.8-16.6 26 28.3 19.4-39.3
Other 7 4 52.8 19.6-83.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 17.7 2.5-64.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 29.4 7.2-69.1
AGE
18-44 14 2 12.9 3.0-41.8 2 14.3 3.5-43.6 1 9.1 1.3-43.5 1 8.6 1.2-42.0 8 55.1 29.0-78.6
45+ 87 39 40.4 30.0-51.8 14 19.1 11.1-30.9 7 9.3 4.1-19.8 6 7.0 3.0-15.2 21 24.2 15.7-35.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 20 34.3 22.3-48.8 11 21.0 11.2-35.8 5 10.6 3.9-25.7 4 6.1 2.2-15.7 15 28.0 16.9-42.8
Some College + 45 21 38.4 25.2-53.6 5 15.7 6.5-33.2 3 8.0 2.5-22.6 3 9.0 2.9-24.5 13 28.9 17.0-44.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 59 20 30.6 19.7-44.3 13 23.1 13.2-37.2 5 9.9 3.7-24.2 3 6.1 1.9-17.6 18 30.3 19.1-44.5
$50,000+ 21 11 43.6 24.1-65.4 2 16.3 4.3-45.6 1 6.4 0.9-34.1 2 9.2 2.1-32.0 5 24.5 10.3-47.8

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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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