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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 100 26 23.7 15.5-34.4 25 27.1 18.0-38.7 27 25.9 17.4-36.6 10 11.9 6.0-22.3 12 11.4 6.4-19.5
GENDER
Male 100 26 23.7 15.5-34.4 25 27.1 18.0-38.7 27 25.9 17.4-36.6 10 11.9 6.0-22.3 12 11.4 6.4-19.5
RACE
White 88 22 24.8 15.7-36.8 22 27.9 17.9-40.6 24 24.2 15.8-35.2 8 9.7 4.4-20.0 12 13.5 7.6-22.9
Other 12 4 17.6 5.5-43.8 3 23.2 6.8-55.6 3 35.0 12.1-67.7 2 24.2 6.3-60.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 15 3 15.5 4.5-41.5 2 21.0 5.1-56.7 3 17.7 5.0-46.4 2 16.8 4.1-48.6 5 29.1 11.7-55.9
45+ 85 23 25.6 16.3-37.8 23 28.6 18.6-41.1 24 27.8 18.3-39.8 8 10.8 4.9-22.2 7 7.3 3.4-15.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 10 20.3 9.5-38.3 11 23.0 12.3-38.9 15 35.2 21.2-52.4 4 9.0 3.1-23.6 5 12.5 5.2-27.0
Some College + 55 16 26.5 15.8-41.0 14 30.5 17.6-47.4 12 18.2 9.8-31.3 6 14.3 5.9-30.7 7 10.4 4.8-21.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 49 14 26.1 14.8-41.6 12 25.5 13.8-42.4 13 26.2 14.4-43.0 5 10.9 4.2-25.7 5 11.2 4.6-25.2
$50,000+ 38 9 24.7 12.0-43.9 9 24.6 11.8-44.2 8 19.4 9.4-36.1 5 16.4 6.4-36.0 7 14.9 6.8-29.4

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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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