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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 149 74 46.4 37.8-55.2 16 11.9 7.3-18.9 5 5.5 2.1-13.5 7 4.5 2.1- 9.4 47 31.8 24.1-40.6
GENDER
Male 149 74 46.4 37.8-55.2 16 11.9 7.3-18.9 5 5.5 2.1-13.5 7 4.5 2.1- 9.4 47 31.8 24.1-40.6
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 110 56 50.3 40.2-60.3 13 13.2 7.7-21.9 4 5.6 1.8-15.7 4 3.7 1.3-10.0 33 27.2 19.4-36.8
Other 37 17 36.0 21.3-53.8 3 8.8 2.7-24.9 1 5.4 0.8-29.6 3 6.7 2.1-19.4 13 43.1 26.2-61.9
AGE
18-44 23 6 17.8 7.2-37.4 2 10.5 2.6-33.6 1 10.5 1.5-46.6 0 0.0 . - . 14 61.3 38.3-80.2
45+ 126 68 53.2 43.6-62.6 14 12.3 7.3-20.1 4 4.3 1.5-11.4 7 5.5 2.6-11.5 33 24.7 17.3-34.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 18 35.0 21.3-51.6 4 10.0 3.6-24.7 3 12.6 3.9-33.9 2 3.2 0.8-12.2 16 39.2 24.1-56.7
Some College + 106 56 51.9 41.8-61.9 12 12.9 7.3-21.7 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 5 5.1 2.0-12.0 31 28.2 20.0-38.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 46 26 51.1 34.9-67.0 3 7.1 2.2-20.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 17 41.9 26.6-58.9
$50,000+ 75 35 44.6 33.1-56.8 13 19.1 11.2-30.7 4 8.0 2.7-21.7 4 5.3 1.9-14.1 19 22.9 14.6-34.1

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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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