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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph County

Prostate Cancer Screening

A digital rectal exam is an exam in which a doctor, nurse, or other health professional places a gloved finger into the rectum to feel the size, shape, and hardness of the prostate gland. Have you ever had a digital rectal exam?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,708 2,748 74.2 72.4-75.9 960 25.8 24.1-27.6
-Randolph County 99 78 79.4 69.0-87.0 21 20.6 13.0-31.0
GENDER
Male 99 78 79.4 69.0-87.0 21 20.6 13.0-31.0
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 85 69 83.0 72.9-89.9 16 17.0 10.1-27.1
Other 14 9 64.3 33.7-86.5 5 35.7 13.5-66.3
AGE
18-44 18 9 48.8 26.6-71.4 9 51.2 28.6-73.4
45+ 81 69 86.1 74.7-92.9 12 13.9 7.1-25.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 52 39 74.3 58.6-85.5 13 25.7 14.5-41.4
Some College + 47 39 86.4 73.5-93.6 8 13.6 6.4-26.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 42 80.0 65.3-89.5 12 20.0 10.5-34.7
$50,000+ 27 23 88.2 71.0-95.8 4 11.8 4.2-29.0

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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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