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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Prostate Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

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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 3,502 1,705 48.1 46.1-50.2 346 10.1 8.9-11.4 103 3.0 2.4- 3.9 132 3.8 3.1- 4.6 1,216 35.0 33.1-37.0
-Rowan County 87 43 46.1 34.7-57.9 7 6.8 3.1-14.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 7 8.8 4.1-17.9 29 37.8 27.0-49.9
GENDER
Male 87 43 46.1 34.7-57.9 7 6.8 3.1-14.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 7 8.8 4.1-17.9 29 37.8 27.0-49.9
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 77 38 47.2 35.0-59.7 6 6.8 3.0-14.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 7 9.7 4.5-19.7 25 35.7 24.5-48.6
Other 10 5 35.9 13.1-67.6 1 6.5 0.9-36.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 57.6 26.4-83.7
AGE
18-44 12 6 30.6 12.0-58.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.6 1.2-42.8 5 60.8 32.2-83.5
45+ 75 37 48.6 36.2-61.2 7 7.8 3.6-16.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 6 8.8 3.8-19.1 24 34.0 23.0-47.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 33 13 40.2 23.0-60.2 3 6.7 2.0-19.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.9 1.1-18.8 15 48.2 29.9-67.0
Some College + 54 30 50.9 36.7-65.0 4 6.8 2.5-17.5 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 5 12.0 4.9-26.5 14 29.1 17.4-44.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 49 22 45.2 30.3-61.0 5 7.3 2.9-17.2 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 4 7.7 2.8-19.3 17 38.9 24.7-55.1
$50,000+ 26 15 50.4 30.6-70.1 1 4.9 0.7-27.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.9 0.7-27.9 9 39.7 21.5-61.4

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* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported having a PSA test 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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