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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 125 31 21.7 15.1-30.2 30 24.2 17.0-33.4 35 29.1 20.4-39.7 9 6.0 2.9-12.0 20 18.9 11.9-28.8
GENDER
Male 125 31 21.7 15.1-30.2 30 24.2 17.0-33.4 35 29.1 20.4-39.7 9 6.0 2.9-12.0 20 18.9 11.9-28.8
RACE
White 113 30 24.3 16.8-33.6 29 26.9 18.8-36.8 31 27.3 18.6-38.2 8 6.1 2.8-12.7 15 15.5 9.1-25.0
Other 12 1 5.4 0.7-31.4 1 7.6 1.0-39.6 4 40.6 14.9-72.7 1 5.7 0.7-32.7 5 40.7 15.0-72.7
AGE
18-44 25 7 19.9 8.9-38.9 9 35.3 18.2-57.1 4 26.8 10.0-54.8 1 3.0 0.4-18.8 4 15.0 4.9-37.5
45+ 100 24 22.3 14.7-32.3 21 20.4 13.2-30.1 31 29.9 20.7-41.1 8 7.1 3.3-14.7 16 20.3 12.1-32.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 81 21 22.4 14.2-33.3 19 21.2 13.3-32.0 22 27.0 16.6-40.8 6 6.2 2.4-14.7 13 23.3 13.5-37.1
Some College + 44 10 20.5 10.7-35.7 11 29.6 16.8-46.7 13 32.8 19.1-50.2 3 5.8 1.8-16.9 7 11.3 5.1-23.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 72 18 22.6 13.8-34.7 16 20.6 12.3-32.5 23 32.0 20.0-46.9 5 5.7 2.0-15.1 10 19.1 9.8-34.1
$50,000+ 38 9 20.9 10.7-36.7 10 28.0 15.3-45.6 10 30.7 16.9-49.3 4 8.5 3.2-21.1 5 11.8 4.7-27.0

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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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