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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Prostate Cancer Screening

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,021 1,010 24.0 22.5-25.6 1,008 25.0 23.4-26.7 1,207 29.6 27.9-31.4 388 10.6 9.4-11.9 408 10.8 9.6-12.0
-Alamance County 93 14 22.2 10.4-41.3 24 21.0 13.4-31.3 34 35.5 24.4-48.4 11 12.3 6.4-22.3 10 9.1 4.7-17.0
GENDER
Male 93 14 22.2 10.4-41.3 24 21.0 13.4-31.3 34 35.5 24.4-48.4 11 12.3 6.4-22.3 10 9.1 4.7-17.0
RACE
White 74 11 15.7 8.4-27.5 23 30.6 20.5-42.9 27 35.3 24.4-48.0 7 11.1 5.1-22.4 6 7.3 3.2-16.2
Other 19 3 35.0 9.6-73.2 1 2.0 0.3-14.0 7 35.8 14.3-65.1 4 14.7 4.4-39.3 4 12.6 4.0-33.2
AGE
18-44 18 2 30.9 6.6-73.7 3 12.6 3.4-37.4 9 39.4 16.2-68.6 2 10.9 2.4-37.5 2 6.3 1.3-25.3
45+ 75 12 18.0 10.0-30.4 21 25.0 16.3-36.3 25 33.6 22.6-46.7 9 12.9 6.5-24.2 8 10.5 5.1-20.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 48 3 18.7 3.6-58.7 11 16.2 8.1-29.9 20 37.7 21.4-57.4 6 12.3 4.7-28.2 8 15.2 7.0-29.9
Some College + 43 10 24.7 13.2-41.6 12 25.0 13.8-41.0 14 34.8 20.6-52.3 5 12.9 5.2-28.7 2 2.5 0.6-10.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 7 24.0 8.3-52.3 19 26.2 15.2-41.1 20 29.5 17.2-45.8 4 6.0 1.8-18.8 10 14.3 7.1-26.6
$50,000+ 25 6 21.8 9.5-42.6 3 9.1 2.9-25.3 12 51.6 31.2-71.4 4 17.5 6.5-39.5 0 0.0 . - .

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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