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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 114 63 56.7 46.7-66.3 11 10.3 5.5-18.4 4 3.3 1.2- 8.6 14 11.2 6.4-18.7 22 18.6 12.1-27.4
GENDER
Male 114 63 56.7 46.7-66.3 11 10.3 5.5-18.4 4 3.3 1.2- 8.6 14 11.2 6.4-18.7 22 18.6 12.1-27.4
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 94 47 51.8 40.9-62.5 10 11.6 6.1-21.0 4 3.9 1.4-10.1 13 12.7 7.2-21.4 20 20.1 12.9-29.9
Other 20 16 83.4 56.8-95.0 1 3.1 0.4-19.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.1 0.4-19.5 2 10.5 1.8-42.2
AGE
18-44 14 3 18.4 5.6-46.2 1 3.7 0.5-22.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 22.1 7.2-51.1 7 55.8 29.4-79.2
45+ 100 60 62.2 51.5-71.9 10 11.2 5.9-20.3 4 3.7 1.4- 9.8 11 9.6 5.1-17.4 15 13.2 7.8-21.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 36 21 61.1 43.3-76.3 3 8.8 2.7-24.6 1 3.4 0.5-20.8 3 6.0 1.9-17.7 8 20.7 9.8-38.6
Some College + 78 42 55.1 43.0-66.7 8 10.8 5.2-21.3 3 3.2 1.0- 9.8 11 13.1 7.0-22.9 14 17.8 10.5-28.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 31 57.8 42.8-71.5 3 6.8 2.2-19.2 2 3.4 0.8-13.6 9 17.1 8.6-31.3 8 14.9 7.0-28.7
$50,000+ 46 25 58.0 42.4-72.1 6 13.7 5.9-28.6 2 3.9 1.0-14.5 2 2.9 0.7-11.9 11 21.5 11.7-36.2

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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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