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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

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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 3,502 1,705 48.1 46.1-50.2 346 10.1 8.9-11.4 103 3.0 2.4- 3.9 132 3.8 3.1- 4.6 1,216 35.0 33.1-37.0
-Eastern NC 1,144 573 48.7 45.2-52.1 111 9.9 8.0-12.1 41 3.2 2.3- 4.4 41 3.7 2.5- 5.4 378 34.6 31.3-38.1
RACE
White 794 418 52.5 48.5-56.5 70 9.4 7.2-12.2 29 3.5 2.3- 5.1 29 3.4 2.2- 5.2 248 31.2 27.6-35.1
African American 274 120 41.2 34.4-48.4 38 12.5 8.7-17.7 9 2.7 1.4- 5.4 10 5.1 2.4-10.7 97 38.4 31.2-46.2
AGE
40-44 158 29 15.9 10.5-23.4 12 6.6 3.4-12.5 4 2.4 0.9- 6.5 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 110 74.0 65.4-81.1
45-54 320 119 33.8 28.2-39.9 32 9.7 6.6-14.0 12 3.3 1.8- 5.9 10 4.5 2.0- 9.8 147 48.7 42.2-55.3
55-64 312 186 61.0 54.6-67.1 36 12.7 8.7-18.1 12 3.2 1.7- 6.1 11 2.6 1.4- 5.0 67 20.4 15.8-25.9
65-74 223 144 65.5 58.2-72.1 22 9.5 6.0-14.6 7 2.9 1.4- 6.2 10 5.1 2.6- 9.9 40 17.0 12.1-23.3
75+ 131 95 73.6 64.3-81.1 9 7.5 3.6-15.0 6 4.3 1.8- 9.9 7 5.8 2.6-12.3 14 8.9 4.9-15.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 229 92 34.4 27.7-41.8 24 11.8 7.2-18.7 7 2.1 1.0- 4.5 9 4.9 2.2-10.5 97 46.8 38.8-55.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 338 139 39.0 33.0-45.4 36 10.2 7.1-14.3 14 3.8 2.2- 6.5 12 3.6 1.6- 7.9 137 43.4 36.9-50.1
Some Post-H.S. 262 162 61.0 54.1-67.5 26 11.2 7.5-16.5 6 2.1 0.9- 4.9 7 2.7 1.2- 5.9 61 23.0 17.6-29.4
College Graduate 312 178 59.6 53.3-65.7 25 7.1 4.5-11.0 14 4.2 2.3- 7.4 13 3.8 2.1- 6.7 82 25.3 20.3-31.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 132 64 43.3 33.6-53.6 10 9.5 4.7-18.5 4 2.9 1.1- 7.5 6 3.1 1.3- 7.3 48 41.1 31.1-51.9
$15,000- 24,999 176 71 36.5 28.3-45.5 13 7.4 3.6-14.7 6 3.0 1.2- 7.0 9 6.0 2.8-12.5 77 47.2 37.5-57.1
$25,000- 34,999 136 69 50.1 40.7-59.5 14 9.9 5.7-16.7 3 1.8 0.5- 6.1 7 3.8 1.5- 9.2 43 34.3 25.8-44.1
$35,000- 49,999 185 101 52.7 44.4-60.9 17 9.3 5.5-15.2 3 1.9 0.6- 5.8 5 3.8 1.4-10.1 59 32.3 24.9-40.6
$50,000-74,999 136 65 50.1 40.8-59.3 19 12.0 7.4-19.0 6 4.2 1.7- 9.8 3 2.0 0.6- 6.6 43 31.7 23.7-40.8
$75,000+ 168 94 57.6 49.0-65.8 14 8.6 4.8-15.1 7 3.5 1.5- 8.0 6 3.0 1.2- 7.6 47 27.2 20.2-35.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 459 249 52.6 47.3-57.9 34 9.0 6.2-12.8 18 3.4 2.1- 5.6 24 5.5 3.4- 8.6 134 29.5 24.8-34.7
No 651 312 47.6 43.1-52.1 74 10.7 8.3-13.8 21 2.9 1.8- 4.7 16 2.6 1.4- 5.0 228 36.1 31.8-40.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 520 310 59.3 54.4-64.1 55 11.0 8.3-14.5 24 4.2 2.8- 6.4 18 4.0 2.3- 7.0 113 21.4 17.7-25.7
Non-Veteran 608 252 39.5 35.0-44.2 56 9.2 6.8-12.5 15 2.2 1.3- 3.8 23 3.5 2.1- 5.9 262 45.5 40.7-50.5
Currently Serving 16 11 75.9 50.1-90.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.0 1.9-28.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 16.1 4.9-42.0

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* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported having a PSA test 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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