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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 153 73 45.6 37.1-54.3 23 17.1 11.2-25.2 10 7.2 3.7-13.6 10 6.2 3.3-11.5 37 23.9 17.1-32.3
GENDER
Male 153 73 45.6 37.1-54.3 23 17.1 11.2-25.2 10 7.2 3.7-13.6 10 6.2 3.3-11.5 37 23.9 17.1-32.3
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 113 58 51.1 41.1-61.0 19 20.1 12.7-30.3 9 8.0 4.0-15.3 7 6.4 3.0-13.1 20 14.4 9.1-22.1
Other 38 14 30.7 17.3-48.4 4 9.3 3.4-22.8 1 5.3 0.8-29.2 3 6.0 1.8-17.9 16 48.8 31.5-66.3
AGE
18-44 26 5 16.2 6.4-35.1 6 26.4 11.3-50.3 1 4.8 0.7-27.2 3 11.2 3.5-30.3 11 41.5 23.3-62.3
45+ 127 68 53.3 43.7-62.7 17 14.6 9.1-22.8 9 7.8 3.9-15.3 7 4.9 2.3-10.2 26 19.3 12.7-28.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 20 39.3 24.9-55.8 5 15.7 6.2-34.6 3 8.3 2.5-24.1 2 3.7 0.9-14.0 15 33.0 19.2-50.4
Some College + 108 53 48.6 38.7-58.7 18 17.8 11.2-27.0 7 6.7 3.0-14.2 8 7.4 3.6-14.6 22 19.5 12.8-28.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 49 25 50.6 34.8-66.2 6 9.5 4.1-20.4 2 4.1 0.9-17.4 2 3.2 0.7-12.6 14 32.7 19.0-50.1
$50,000+ 76 40 49.4 37.5-61.3 14 24.5 14.8-37.7 6 7.6 3.2-16.7 5 6.6 2.8-15.0 11 12.0 6.5-21.0

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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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