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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 104 49 45.8 35.0-57.1 19 21.1 13.1-32.1 3 2.8 0.9- 8.3 7 6.9 3.1-14.9 26 23.4 15.6-33.5
GENDER
Male 104 49 45.8 35.0-57.1 19 21.1 13.1-32.1 3 2.8 0.9- 8.3 7 6.9 3.1-14.9 26 23.4 15.6-33.5
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 99 47 45.5 34.5-57.0 18 21.7 13.4-33.2 3 2.9 0.9- 8.7 7 7.3 3.2-15.7 24 22.6 14.8-32.9
Other 5 2 52.4 12.9-89.1 1 9.5 1.1-49.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 38.1 7.4-82.5
AGE
18-44 17 5 28.8 11.1-56.6 2 11.6 2.7-38.5 1 5.1 0.7-29.3 0 0.0 . - . 9 54.4 29.6-77.2
45+ 87 44 49.6 37.4-61.7 17 23.2 14.0-35.8 2 2.2 0.6- 8.6 7 8.4 3.7-17.9 17 16.6 9.8-26.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 26 39.5 27.4-53.1 11 20.3 11.3-33.8 2 3.2 0.8-11.9 5 8.7 3.3-21.4 18 28.3 17.7-42.0
Some College + 42 23 54.6 36.2-71.9 8 22.3 10.0-42.6 1 2.2 0.3-14.2 2 4.4 1.1-16.3 8 16.5 7.5-32.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 48 20 40.7 27.0-56.1 9 20.6 10.8-35.8 1 2.2 0.3-14.2 2 4.4 1.1-16.2 16 32.0 19.5-47.6
$50,000+ 28 16 56.2 33.7-76.4 6 25.7 10.6-50.3 1 3.0 0.4-19.0 1 3.0 0.4-19.0 4 12.1 3.8-32.4

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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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