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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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
-Forsyth County 116 72 65.9 56.3-74.4 44 34.1 25.6-43.7
GENDER
Male 116 72 65.9 56.3-74.4 44 34.1 25.6-43.7
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 96 60 66.7 56.2-75.8 36 33.3 24.2-43.8
Other 20 12 61.7 36.7-81.8 8 38.3 18.2-63.3
AGE
18-44 14 3 25.8 8.5-56.5 11 74.2 43.5-91.5
45+ 102 69 71.6 61.7-79.8 33 28.4 20.2-38.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 38 23 61.2 43.7-76.2 15 38.8 23.8-56.3
Some College + 78 49 67.8 56.3-77.5 29 32.2 22.5-43.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 36 69.9 55.5-81.2 18 30.1 18.8-44.5
$50,000+ 46 29 68.6 53.5-80.5 17 31.4 19.5-46.5

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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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