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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Prostate Cancer Screening

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer. Have you ever had a PSA test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,531 2,315 65.2 63.2-67.1 1,216 34.8 32.9-36.8
-Catawba County 100 63 57.3 46.4-67.5 37 42.7 32.5-53.6
GENDER
Male 100 63 57.3 46.4-67.5 37 42.7 32.5-53.6
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 92 58 57.5 46.1-68.2 34 42.5 31.8-53.9
Other 7 5 64.5 26.0-90.4 2 35.5 9.6-74.0
AGE
18-44 15 2 17.2 4.4-48.3 13 82.8 51.7-95.6
45+ 85 61 66.1 53.8-76.5 24 33.9 23.5-46.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 32 51.7 37.4-65.8 23 48.3 34.2-62.6
Some College + 44 31 66.2 49.2-79.8 13 33.8 20.2-50.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 58 35 53.1 39.1-66.6 23 46.9 33.4-60.9
$50,000+ 20 13 63.2 39.0-82.2 7 36.8 17.8-61.0

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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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