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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 80 31 37.7 27.0-49.7 10 11.7 6.2-21.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 8 10.9 5.1-21.7 30 39.1 28.1-51.3
GENDER
Male 80 31 37.7 27.0-49.7 10 11.7 6.2-21.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 8 10.9 5.1-21.7 30 39.1 28.1-51.3
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 36 16 43.3 27.3-60.9 8 22.9 11.5-40.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.1 0.9-16.0 10 29.7 16.0-48.4
Other 44 15 33.2 20.0-49.6 2 2.8 0.7-11.0 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 6 16.3 7.0-33.6 20 46.6 31.2-62.7
AGE
18-44 13 1 6.7 0.9-36.2 2 9.1 2.1-31.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.3 1.3-44.7 9 74.9 45.5-91.4
45+ 67 30 42.5 30.4-55.5 8 12.1 6.1-22.9 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 7 11.1 4.9-23.3 21 33.5 22.4-46.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 48 17 32.6 20.1-48.3 5 9.1 3.6-21.2 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 6 12.3 5.2-26.5 19 44.9 30.2-60.6
Some College + 31 14 48.7 30.7-67.0 5 17.0 6.9-36.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.9 1.8-34.0 10 25.4 13.4-42.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 19 36.8 23.7-52.2 5 9.5 3.8-21.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 3 7.4 2.2-22.2 23 45.3 31.1-60.4
$50,000+ 13 5 36.7 14.7-66.1 2 13.2 2.7-44.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 17.2 3.5-54.3 4 32.9 11.8-64.3

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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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