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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had prostate cancer?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,738 197 5.3 4.4- 6.2 3,541 94.7 93.8-95.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,292 187 5.7 4.8- 6.8 3,105 94.3 93.2-95.2
No 443 10 2.1 0.9- 4.9 433 97.9 95.1-99.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 15 0 0.0 . - . 15 100 . - .
Recommended Range 963 59 5.8 4.2- 7.9 904 94.2 92.1-95.8
Overweight 1,707 94 5.9 4.6- 7.5 1,613 94.1 92.5-95.4
Obese 996 43 4.0 2.8- 5.6 953 96.0 94.4-97.2
Current Smoker
No 2,860 164 5.6 4.7- 6.7 2,696 94.4 93.3-95.3
Yes 869 33 4.1 2.7- 6.2 836 95.9 93.8-97.3
Binge Drinker
No 3,338 186 5.6 4.7- 6.6 3,152 94.4 93.4-95.3
Yes 322 7 2.0 0.9- 4.5 315 98.0 95.5-99.1
Heavy Drinker
No 3,559 192 5.4 4.5- 6.4 3,367 94.6 93.6-95.5
Yes 129 5 3.4 1.3- 8.8 124 96.6 91.2-98.7
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 957 82 8.4 6.5-10.8 875 91.6 89.2-93.5
No 2,768 114 4.2 3.4- 5.3 2,654 95.8 94.7-96.6
Current Asthma
Yes 192 16 8.4 4.4-15.5 176 91.6 84.5-95.6
No 3,527 179 5.1 4.3- 6.0 3,348 94.9 94.0-95.7
Diabetes
Yes 544 42 6.9 4.8- 9.8 502 93.1 90.2-95.2
Yes, During Pregnancy 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No 3,145 151 5.0 4.1- 6.0 2,994 95.0 94.0-95.9
No, Bordeline Diabetes 47 4 6.0 1.9-17.0 43 94.0 83.0-98.1

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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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