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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 96 26 29.1 19.5-40.9 27 29.6 20.3-41.0 32 30.6 21.6-41.3 7 7.0 3.0-15.4 4 3.8 1.4-10.0
GENDER
Male 96 26 29.1 19.5-40.9 27 29.6 20.3-41.0 32 30.6 21.6-41.3 7 7.0 3.0-15.4 4 3.8 1.4-10.0
RACE
White 77 19 27.8 17.1-41.8 22 27.7 18.1-39.9 26 32.1 21.9-44.5 6 7.4 2.9-17.5 4 5.0 1.8-13.2
Other 18 7 33.8 15.7-58.3 5 36.2 16.2-62.7 5 24.0 9.6-48.4 1 5.9 0.8-32.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 23 5 23.7 9.9-46.8 7 36.6 18.5-59.6 9 34.2 17.6-55.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.5 1.2-21.0
45+ 73 21 31.6 20.2-45.8 20 26.3 16.8-38.7 23 28.8 19.1-41.1 7 10.3 4.5-21.9 2 3.0 0.7-11.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 24 3 14.5 4.5-37.8 8 29.1 14.2-50.4 11 50.9 30.2-71.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 1 3.8 0.5-22.8
Some College + 72 23 33.0 21.6-46.8 19 29.8 19.1-43.2 21 25.1 16.1-36.9 6 8.4 3.5-18.9 3 3.8 1.1-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 38 7 25.8 10.9-49.7 12 34.2 18.6-54.2 14 30.7 17.0-48.9 2 2.3 0.5- 9.2 3 7.0 2.1-20.9
$50,000+ 46 17 34.6 21.8-50.1 12 28.3 16.4-44.1 14 30.2 18.3-45.6 2 4.7 1.2-17.5 1 2.2 0.3-14.2

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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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