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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 110 26 22.1 14.6-32.0 21 18.0 11.5-27.1 39 41.3 30.9-52.7 11 8.8 4.7-16.1 13 9.7 5.3-17.0
GENDER
Male 110 26 22.1 14.6-32.0 21 18.0 11.5-27.1 39 41.3 30.9-52.7 11 8.8 4.7-16.1 13 9.7 5.3-17.0
RACE
White 95 25 25.4 16.8-36.5 17 17.9 10.9-28.0 31 36.8 26.0-49.0 11 10.4 5.5-18.7 11 9.5 5.0-17.5
Other 12 1 3.7 0.5-23.5 2 13.0 2.8-43.6 7 70.8 40.2-89.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.4 2.6-43.0
AGE
18-44 20 4 17.3 6.0-40.3 4 16.0 5.5-38.2 4 32.2 11.1-64.4 5 22.2 8.7-46.1 3 12.3 3.3-36.8
45+ 90 22 23.5 15.0-35.0 17 18.6 11.3-29.1 35 44.1 32.9-55.9 6 4.9 2.0-11.4 10 8.9 4.6-16.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 8 13.2 6.5-25.2 9 16.5 8.3-30.0 22 48.9 34.4-63.6 4 6.5 2.3-17.3 10 14.9 7.4-27.5
Some College + 57 18 29.6 17.9-44.9 12 19.3 10.5-32.8 17 34.9 21.1-52.0 7 10.8 4.8-22.4 3 5.3 1.7-15.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 49 10 20.8 11.0-35.8 11 22.4 12.4-37.0 14 30.4 18.3-45.9 6 10.0 4.1-22.3 8 16.5 7.7-31.8
$50,000+ 47 12 19.4 10.7-32.5 9 19.9 10.1-35.4 18 45.4 29.6-62.1 5 10.9 4.5-24.2 3 4.4 1.4-13.3

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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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