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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening-WHITE MALES

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 2,953 138 4.9 4.0- 5.9 2,815 95.1 94.1-96.0
AGE
40-44 418 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 417 99.9 99.1- 100
45-54 807 9 1.2 0.5- 2.7 798 98.8 97.3-99.5
55-64 795 26 4.1 2.6- 6.3 769 95.9 93.7-97.4
65-74 567 45 8.5 6.1-11.6 522 91.5 88.4-93.9
75+ 366 57 17.1 12.7-22.7 309 82.9 77.3-87.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 431 26 6.1 4.0- 9.2 405 93.9 90.8-96.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 771 25 3.6 2.3- 5.6 746 96.4 94.4-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 701 28 4.6 2.9- 7.3 673 95.4 92.7-97.1
College Graduate 1,046 58 5.3 3.9- 7.2 988 94.7 92.8-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 8 3.3 1.5- 7.0 239 96.7 93.0-98.5
$15,000- 24,999 340 18 6.0 3.4-10.2 322 94.0 89.8-96.6
$25,000- 34,999 313 17 5.0 3.0- 8.4 296 95.0 91.6-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 472 24 5.7 3.5- 9.3 448 94.3 90.7-96.5
$50,000-74,999 450 15 4.1 2.3- 7.1 435 95.9 92.9-97.7
$75,000+ 574 21 3.9 2.3- 6.4 553 96.1 93.6-97.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,023 62 6.3 4.7- 8.4 961 93.7 91.6-95.3
No 1,840 72 4.1 3.2- 5.4 1,768 95.9 94.6-96.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,324 95 7.5 5.9- 9.4 1,229 92.5 90.6-94.1
Non-Veteran 1,606 42 2.7 1.9- 3.9 1,564 97.3 96.1-98.1
Currently Serving 22 1 9.6 1.4-44.6 21 90.4 55.4-98.6

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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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