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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 119 62 51.4 41.5-61.2 15 12.7 7.1-21.6 6 3.8 1.6- 8.8 8 7.9 3.8-15.7 28 24.2 16.6-33.8
GENDER
Male 119 62 51.4 41.5-61.2 15 12.7 7.1-21.6 6 3.8 1.6- 8.8 8 7.9 3.8-15.7 28 24.2 16.6-33.8
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 95 54 55.5 44.3-66.1 13 14.8 8.0-25.8 2 1.7 0.4- 7.1 6 6.9 2.9-15.3 20 21.2 13.5-31.5
Other 22 8 42.2 21.5-66.1 2 6.4 1.4-24.4 3 7.5 2.0-24.4 1 6.4 0.9-34.1 8 37.5 18.3-61.6
AGE
18-44 34 11 30.7 17.0-48.9 5 14.0 5.7-30.4 2 4.8 1.1-18.6 3 12.3 4.0-32.2 13 38.2 22.1-57.4
45+ 85 51 59.6 47.6-70.6 10 12.1 5.7-23.9 4 3.4 1.2- 9.6 5 6.2 2.4-15.1 15 18.6 11.2-29.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 29 10 39.1 21.4-60.2 3 6.9 2.0-20.9 1 3.4 0.5-20.8 3 12.1 3.6-33.5 12 38.6 21.0-59.7
Some College + 90 52 55.7 44.2-66.6 12 14.7 7.7-26.1 5 3.9 1.5- 9.9 5 6.5 2.6-15.3 16 19.2 11.8-29.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 28 15 51.7 31.4-71.5 2 6.6 1.6-23.6 2 2.8 0.6-11.6 1 5.7 0.8-31.3 8 33.1 16.1-56.1
$50,000+ 70 34 46.6 34.2-59.4 10 15.9 7.8-29.7 3 3.8 1.2-11.7 6 10.4 4.6-22.0 17 23.2 14.4-35.2

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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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