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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 94 45 48.1 36.9-59.5 12 9.9 5.4-17.3 6 5.7 2.2-14.0 11 12.0 6.5-21.0 20 24.4 15.7-35.8
GENDER
Male 94 45 48.1 36.9-59.5 12 9.9 5.4-17.3 6 5.7 2.2-14.0 11 12.0 6.5-21.0 20 24.4 15.7-35.8
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 84 42 50.5 38.6-62.4 12 10.9 6.0-19.0 6 6.2 2.4-15.3 11 13.2 7.2-23.0 13 19.2 11.1-31.1
Other 10 3 22.8 6.6-55.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 77.2 44.8-93.4
AGE
18-44 13 7 36.1 15.4-63.6 1 9.7 1.4-45.6 1 11.9 1.7-51.3 1 7.9 1.1-40.3 3 34.5 12.0-66.9
45+ 81 38 50.0 37.9-62.2 11 9.9 5.3-17.8 5 4.6 1.5-13.1 10 12.7 6.7-22.8 17 22.7 13.9-34.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 36 14 41.2 24.3-60.5 5 10.8 4.2-24.9 5 11.6 4.1-29.0 2 4.4 1.0-17.8 10 32.0 17.2-51.4
Some College + 58 31 53.4 39.4-66.8 7 9.2 4.2-18.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 9 17.9 9.3-31.7 10 18.5 9.8-32.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 21 43.1 28.9-58.6 8 9.7 4.6-19.3 5 8.7 3.1-22.3 7 11.8 5.5-23.7 12 26.7 15.1-42.7
$50,000+ 28 17 56.9 36.4-75.3 2 9.6 2.4-31.2 1 2.2 0.3-14.1 2 8.6 2.2-28.7 6 22.8 10.0-44.0

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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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