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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening-WHITE MALES

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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%)
TOTAL 2,748 1,367 50.2 47.9-52.5 269 10.2 8.8-11.7 79 3.1 2.4- 4.1 105 3.6 2.9- 4.5 928 32.9 30.8-35.0
AGE
40-44 395 59 14.3 10.6-19.0 31 8.9 6.0-13.1 9 3.4 1.4- 8.0 9 1.2 0.6- 2.4 287 72.2 66.3-77.4
45-54 746 268 36.2 32.2-40.5 73 10.6 8.1-13.9 22 3.5 2.2- 5.7 21 3.0 1.8- 4.9 362 46.6 42.4-51.0
55-64 738 433 61.6 57.2-65.8 82 11.1 8.5-14.3 24 3.3 2.0- 5.2 36 4.6 3.1- 6.8 163 19.5 16.4-23.1
65-74 533 365 70.1 65.4-74.4 55 10.0 7.5-13.3 15 2.9 1.6- 5.2 22 4.3 2.7- 6.9 76 12.7 9.8-16.3
75+ 336 242 73.9 68.1-78.9 28 8.4 5.5-12.7 9 1.9 0.9- 3.9 17 5.0 2.9- 8.5 40 10.8 7.7-15.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 381 156 40.6 34.8-46.6 40 11.0 7.4-16.0 13 3.6 1.9- 6.8 18 4.2 2.4- 7.1 154 40.7 34.9-46.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 713 321 46.4 42.0-50.9 65 9.1 6.9-11.8 24 3.8 2.2- 6.5 25 3.3 2.0- 5.5 278 37.5 33.3-41.8
Some Post-H.S. 647 333 51.1 46.4-55.7 63 10.0 7.6-13.1 17 3.2 1.8- 5.4 24 3.8 2.4- 6.0 210 32.0 27.8-36.5
College Graduate 1,003 555 55.4 51.7-59.1 101 10.7 8.5-13.5 25 2.6 1.6- 4.2 38 3.5 2.4- 5.0 284 27.7 24.5-31.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 212 92 46.0 37.7-54.6 16 8.1 4.7-13.7 7 2.0 0.9- 4.3 18 10.4 6.2-16.9 79 33.5 26.3-41.6
$15,000- 24,999 308 164 55.0 48.3-61.6 30 10.2 6.6-15.4 9 2.8 1.3- 5.8 15 5.1 2.9- 8.9 90 26.9 21.6-33.0
$25,000- 34,999 291 132 44.8 38.2-51.5 26 7.9 5.2-11.7 11 4.7 2.3- 9.2 13 3.7 1.8- 7.1 109 39.0 32.6-45.9
$35,000- 49,999 441 227 53.7 48.0-59.2 37 7.3 5.1-10.4 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 14 2.8 1.5- 5.2 159 35.3 30.1-40.9
$50,000-74,999 422 197 49.3 43.7-54.9 46 10.8 7.7-14.9 12 3.0 1.7- 5.5 7 1.4 0.7- 3.1 160 35.4 30.3-40.9
$75,000+ 549 292 51.2 46.1-56.2 52 10.6 7.8-14.2 17 4.3 2.3- 7.9 19 3.7 2.2- 6.2 169 30.3 25.9-35.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 929 508 55.2 51.3-59.1 89 10.3 8.1-13.0 34 3.4 2.3- 5.0 50 5.4 3.9- 7.3 248 25.7 22.5-29.2
No 1,741 824 48.1 45.2-50.9 177 10.3 8.7-12.2 43 3.0 2.1- 4.4 53 2.8 2.0- 3.9 644 35.7 33.1-38.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,239 763 62.9 59.7-66.0 127 10.8 8.9-13.0 37 2.9 2.0- 4.3 53 4.4 3.2- 6.0 259 19.0 16.6-21.6
Non-Veteran 1,488 595 40.3 37.3-43.4 139 9.6 7.8-11.7 40 3.1 2.1- 4.7 52 3.1 2.2- 4.2 662 43.9 40.8-47.0
Currently Serving 20 9 37.3 17.3-62.8 2 13.5 3.2-42.3 2 16.1 3.3-51.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 33.1 14.5-59.1

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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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