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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 83 35 44.1 32.9-55.8 13 14.3 8.1-24.0 3 3.0 0.9- 9.3 5 6.5 2.6-15.2 27 32.2 22.3-43.9
GENDER
Male 83 35 44.1 32.9-55.8 13 14.3 8.1-24.0 3 3.0 0.9- 9.3 5 6.5 2.6-15.2 27 32.2 22.3-43.9
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 54 25 50.4 36.6-64.1 12 20.2 11.3-33.4 2 2.8 0.7-11.5 3 5.7 1.7-17.5 12 20.9 11.8-34.4
Other 28 10 34.5 17.9-56.1 1 4.9 0.7-27.9 1 3.3 0.5-20.2 2 7.9 1.9-27.2 14 49.3 29.9-69.0
AGE
18-44 17 4 18.4 6.5-42.2 3 15.4 4.8-39.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 10 66.1 41.4-84.4
45+ 66 31 50.8 38.0-63.5 10 14.1 7.3-25.3 3 3.8 1.2-11.6 5 8.2 3.3-18.9 17 23.2 14.3-35.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 18 43.3 28.1-59.8 5 12.9 5.3-28.0 2 4.4 1.1-16.0 2 4.3 0.9-17.9 14 35.2 21.3-52.2
Some College + 42 17 45.0 29.7-61.3 8 16.1 7.7-30.6 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 3 9.2 3.0-25.1 13 28.4 16.5-44.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 42 18 42.7 27.5-59.4 5 12.3 5.0-27.2 2 4.4 1.1-16.0 3 7.4 2.2-22.1 14 33.3 19.7-50.3
$50,000+ 32 13 44.5 27.8-62.6 7 19.7 9.1-37.5 1 1.6 0.2-11.0 2 6.7 1.7-23.3 9 27.4 14.2-46.2

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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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