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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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
-Forsyth County 112 58 51.8 41.7-61.8 10 9.1 4.6-17.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.9 0.8- 9.2 41 36.2 27.1-46.5
GENDER
Male 112 58 51.8 41.7-61.8 10 9.1 4.6-17.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.9 0.8- 9.2 41 36.2 27.1-46.5
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 92 45 50.2 39.2-61.2 9 10.3 5.1-19.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.8 0.7-10.9 36 36.7 26.9-47.7
Other 20 13 60.2 33.7-81.9 1 3.1 0.4-19.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.1 0.4-19.5 5 33.6 13.3-62.5
AGE
18-44 14 2 14.7 3.7-44.1 1 11.0 1.6-48.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 74.2 43.5-91.5
45+ 98 56 57.3 46.2-67.7 9 8.8 4.3-17.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.3 1.0-10.5 30 30.6 21.4-41.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 21 58.2 40.8-73.7 2 3.7 0.9-13.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 14 38.1 23.1-55.8
Some College + 75 37 49.4 37.2-61.7 8 11.2 5.3-21.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.0 1.2-12.5 27 35.5 24.6-48.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 32 63.7 48.6-76.5 3 4.8 1.4-14.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.7 1.0-19.2 15 26.9 16.0-41.5
$50,000+ 46 22 46.0 31.2-61.5 4 10.7 3.9-26.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.0 0.3-12.7 19 41.3 27.0-57.2

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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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