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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Counseling

Has a doctor of other health professional ever talked with you about having any kind of screening test or exam to check for prostate cancer?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,732 2,496 67.0 65.2-68.9 1,236 33.0 31.1-34.8
-Eastern NC 1,233 829 66.8 63.5-70.0 404 33.2 30.0-36.5
RACE
White 859 590 69.0 65.4-72.5 269 31.0 27.5-34.6
African American 293 191 65.2 57.8-72.0 102 34.8 28.0-42.2
AGE
40-44 174 66 36.1 27.8-45.3 108 63.9 54.7-72.2
45-54 341 199 57.0 50.6-63.3 142 43.0 36.7-49.4
55-64 334 260 79.4 74.0-83.8 74 20.6 16.2-26.0
65-74 236 188 80.0 73.6-85.1 48 20.0 14.9-26.4
75+ 143 113 78.3 68.5-85.7 30 21.7 14.3-31.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 249 145 55.3 47.4-62.9 104 44.7 37.1-52.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 367 219 58.5 52.0-64.7 148 41.5 35.3-48.0
Some Post-H.S. 284 210 74.6 68.4-79.9 74 25.4 20.1-31.6
College Graduate 330 253 78.7 73.4-83.2 77 21.3 16.8-26.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 87 58.9 48.8-68.3 56 41.1 31.7-51.2
$15,000- 24,999 186 115 57.4 47.4-66.8 71 42.6 33.2-52.6
$25,000- 34,999 146 98 66.3 57.1-74.4 48 33.7 25.6-42.9
$35,000- 49,999 200 138 72.2 64.7-78.7 62 27.8 21.3-35.3
$50,000-74,999 148 100 67.6 58.6-75.4 48 32.4 24.6-41.4
$75,000+ 177 132 75.2 67.2-81.8 45 24.8 18.2-32.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 499 365 73.6 68.8-77.9 134 26.4 22.1-31.2
No 690 445 64.8 60.5-68.9 245 35.2 31.1-39.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 562 432 77.2 73.0-81.0 130 22.8 19.0-27.0
Non-Veteran 653 382 57.9 53.1-62.5 271 42.1 37.5-46.9
Currently Serving 18 15 86.7 63.8-96.0 3 13.3 4.0-36.2

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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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