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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 121 22 15.5 10.0-23.3 33 25.9 17.9-36.0 39 31.8 23.3-41.7 11 9.5 5.2-16.8 16 17.3 10.1-27.9
GENDER
Male 121 22 15.5 10.0-23.3 33 25.9 17.9-36.0 39 31.8 23.3-41.7 11 9.5 5.2-16.8 16 17.3 10.1-27.9
RACE
White 111 21 16.6 10.6-25.0 33 29.4 20.4-40.2 35 30.2 21.7-40.3 10 9.8 5.2-17.7 12 14.1 7.3-25.5
Other 10 1 7.5 1.0-39.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 43.6 16.7-74.9 1 7.5 1.0-39.7 4 41.3 15.7-72.6
AGE
18-44 22 4 10.8 3.6-28.1 2 12.5 2.4-44.8 6 27.4 12.0-51.2 5 19.4 7.9-40.6 5 29.8 12.1-56.8
45+ 99 18 17.3 10.7-26.6 31 31.0 21.8-42.0 33 33.5 24.2-44.2 6 5.8 2.5-12.6 11 12.5 6.8-22.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 60 9 13.7 6.9-25.4 11 12.9 6.8-23.1 18 27.9 17.4-41.7 8 13.2 6.4-25.1 14 32.3 19.3-48.8
Some College + 61 13 17.3 9.7-29.0 22 38.6 25.4-53.7 21 35.6 23.3-50.1 3 5.9 1.9-17.1 2 2.6 0.6-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 71 15 16.5 9.7-26.7 17 19.4 11.5-31.0 18 29.0 18.4-42.5 9 12.9 6.6-23.7 12 22.2 12.0-37.4
$50,000+ 34 6 14.1 5.9-29.8 12 39.5 22.5-59.6 11 30.6 16.8-48.9 2 6.1 1.5-22.0 3 9.7 2.8-28.9

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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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