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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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
-Forsyth County 115 10 8.6 4.3-16.4 105 91.4 83.6-95.7
GENDER
Male 115 10 8.6 4.3-16.4 105 91.4 83.6-95.7
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 95 8 9.1 4.3-18.3 87 90.9 81.7-95.7
Other 20 2 6.2 1.5-22.5 18 93.8 77.5-98.5
AGE
18-44 14 0 0.0 . - . 14 100 . - .
45+ 101 10 9.9 5.0-18.6 91 90.1 81.4-95.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 2 5.2 1.2-19.6 35 94.8 80.4-98.8
Some College + 78 8 9.9 4.6-20.2 70 90.1 79.8-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 6 9.2 4.0-19.9 48 90.8 80.1-96.0
$50,000+ 46 3 8.3 2.5-24.4 43 91.7 75.6-97.5

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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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