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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 91 20 20.1 11.3-33.2 23 27.8 17.8-40.6 35 40.1 28.8-52.5 8 7.9 3.5-16.5 5 4.2 1.6-10.1
GENDER
Male 91 20 20.1 11.3-33.2 23 27.8 17.8-40.6 35 40.1 28.8-52.5 8 7.9 3.5-16.5 5 4.2 1.6-10.1
RACE
White 84 20 22.2 12.5-36.2 19 24.4 14.9-37.4 32 40.1 28.4-53.2 8 8.7 3.9-18.1 5 4.6 1.8-11.1
Other 7 0 0.0 . - . 4 60.7 21.8-89.6 3 39.3 10.4-78.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 21 4 25.7 8.0-57.9 5 18.0 7.0-39.1 8 40.1 19.7-64.7 3 14.1 4.3-37.2 1 2.0 0.3-13.5
45+ 70 16 17.2 10.2-27.6 18 32.8 20.2-48.4 27 40.0 27.6-54.0 5 4.7 1.8-11.9 4 5.3 1.9-13.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 11 20.2 10.6-35.1 9 20.0 10.2-35.4 19 51.5 35.0-67.6 4 5.9 1.9-16.7 1 2.5 0.3-15.9
Some College + 47 9 20.0 8.2-41.3 14 33.3 18.8-51.8 16 32.1 19.0-48.9 4 9.3 3.3-23.6 4 5.3 1.8-14.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 48 12 24.5 11.1-45.9 10 23.1 10.8-42.7 20 43.1 26.6-61.3 4 6.1 1.7-20.1 2 3.2 0.7-12.4
$50,000+ 36 7 15.2 7.0-30.1 10 31.7 17.2-50.8 13 36.7 21.8-54.7 4 11.3 4.2-27.2 2 5.0 1.2-18.4

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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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