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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 113 49 43.3 33.5-53.6 10 10.2 5.3-18.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 5 4.1 1.5-10.7 48 41.5 32.0-51.8
GENDER
Male 113 49 43.3 33.5-53.6 10 10.2 5.3-18.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 5 4.1 1.5-10.7 48 41.5 32.0-51.8
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 90 40 45.9 34.9-57.3 7 9.0 4.2-18.2 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 3 1.7 0.5- 5.1 39 42.2 31.6-53.6
Other 21 9 38.5 18.8-62.9 2 11.2 2.3-40.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.7 0.9-35.2 9 43.6 22.3-67.5
AGE
18-44 31 1 3.4 0.5-20.6 1 3.4 0.5-20.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.3 1.3-26.2 27 86.9 68.0-95.4
45+ 82 48 58.2 46.0-69.4 9 12.7 6.4-23.7 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4 3 3.2 0.9-11.3 21 24.6 15.9-36.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 28 9 32.3 16.6-53.3 3 12.4 3.5-35.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.1 1.5-28.0 14 48.2 28.6-68.3
Some College + 85 40 47.3 35.8-59.0 7 9.4 4.4-18.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 3 3.0 0.8-10.6 34 39.2 28.6-50.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 26 13 44.7 25.2-66.0 1 8.1 1.2-39.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.1 0.9-32.7 11 41.1 22.1-63.2
$50,000+ 66 29 45.5 32.7-58.9 6 9.5 4.2-20.1 1 1.6 0.2-10.4 3 3.7 1.0-13.2 27 39.7 27.8-53.1

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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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