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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had prostate cancer?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,738 197 5.3 4.4- 6.2 3,541 94.7 93.8-95.6
-Eastern NC 1,231 76 5.9 4.5- 7.5 1,155 94.1 92.5-95.5
RACE
White 860 48 5.5 4.0- 7.6 812 94.5 92.4-96.0
African American 290 19 6.1 3.6-10.3 271 93.9 89.7-96.4
AGE
40-44 173 0 0.0 . - . 173 100 . - .
45-54 345 4 0.7 0.3- 2.0 341 99.3 98.0-99.7
55-64 336 20 5.5 3.3- 9.0 316 94.5 91.0-96.7
65-74 238 21 10.8 6.9-16.7 217 89.2 83.3-93.1
75+ 139 31 22.3 15.4-31.2 108 77.7 68.8-84.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 250 19 7.9 4.8-12.8 231 92.1 87.2-95.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 364 18 5.4 3.2- 9.0 346 94.6 91.0-96.8
Some Post-H.S. 285 18 5.5 3.3- 9.2 267 94.5 90.8-96.7
College Graduate 329 20 4.9 3.0- 7.9 309 95.1 92.1-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 10 5.5 2.6-11.2 135 94.5 88.8-97.4
$15,000- 24,999 188 12 7.1 3.8-12.9 176 92.9 87.1-96.2
$25,000- 34,999 145 13 9.3 5.0-16.7 132 90.7 83.3-95.0
$35,000- 49,999 200 14 6.5 3.7-11.1 186 93.5 88.9-96.3
$50,000-74,999 148 5 3.1 1.1- 8.6 143 96.9 91.4-98.9
$75,000+ 176 7 2.9 1.3- 6.1 169 97.1 93.9-98.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 502 45 8.4 6.0-11.6 457 91.6 88.4-94.0
No 690 28 3.9 2.6- 5.9 662 96.1 94.1-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 560 52 8.8 6.5-11.8 508 91.2 88.2-93.5
Non-Veteran 653 22 3.2 2.0- 5.2 631 96.8 94.8-98.0
Currently Serving 18 2 17.1 4.0-50.5 16 82.9 49.5-96.0

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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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