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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 120 57 44.8 35.5-54.6 13 12.2 7.0-20.4 6 3.4 1.5- 7.8 12 9.5 5.2-16.7 32 30.0 21.7-39.9
GENDER
Male 120 57 44.8 35.5-54.6 13 12.2 7.0-20.4 6 3.4 1.5- 7.8 12 9.5 5.2-16.7 32 30.0 21.7-39.9
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 108 51 44.3 34.6-54.5 13 13.7 7.9-22.6 5 3.4 1.3- 8.2 12 10.6 5.8-18.6 27 28.1 19.6-38.5
Other 12 6 49.0 21.0-77.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.2 0.6-26.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 46.8 19.6-76.0
AGE
18-44 18 6 25.5 10.8-49.3 1 5.7 0.8-31.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.7 0.8-31.4 10 63.2 38.9-82.2
45+ 102 51 48.3 38.0-58.8 12 13.4 7.5-22.7 6 4.1 1.7- 9.2 11 10.1 5.4-18.3 22 24.1 16.1-34.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 23 34.0 22.5-47.6 9 16.6 8.6-29.6 3 3.3 1.0-10.4 6 8.9 3.8-19.5 21 37.3 25.0-51.3
Some College + 58 34 57.1 43.0-70.1 4 7.3 2.6-18.8 3 3.6 1.1-11.5 6 10.1 4.2-22.3 11 21.9 12.3-36.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 58 26 39.1 26.6-53.2 7 15.4 7.2-29.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 8 15.4 7.6-28.8 16 29.2 18.1-43.4
$50,000+ 42 21 48.6 33.2-64.2 4 10.3 3.8-24.8 2 3.4 0.8-13.7 3 5.8 1.6-19.1 12 31.9 18.8-48.7

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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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