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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Prostate Cancer Counseling

Has a doctor of other health professional ever talked with you about having any kind of screening test or exam to check for prostate cancer?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,732 2,496 67.0 65.2-68.9 1,236 33.0 31.1-34.8
-Rowan County 94 62 62.2 50.5-72.7 32 37.8 27.3-49.5
GENDER
Male 94 62 62.2 50.5-72.7 32 37.8 27.3-49.5
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 84 57 64.8 52.5-75.5 27 35.2 24.5-47.5
Other 10 5 35.9 13.1-67.6 5 64.1 32.4-86.9
AGE
18-44 13 6 36.0 14.6-64.9 7 64.0 35.1-85.4
45+ 81 56 66.5 53.9-77.2 25 33.5 22.8-46.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 36 22 56.2 37.5-73.3 14 43.8 26.7-62.5
Some College + 58 40 66.9 52.4-78.8 18 33.1 21.2-47.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 34 59.2 43.6-73.1 19 40.8 26.9-56.4
$50,000+ 28 19 67.4 46.2-83.3 9 32.6 16.7-53.8

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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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