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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 110 36 39.5 29.5-50.5 27 20.3 13.7-28.9 31 27.9 19.6-38.0 9 7.2 3.6-14.0 7 5.1 2.4-10.7
GENDER
Male 110 36 39.5 29.5-50.5 27 20.3 13.7-28.9 31 27.9 19.6-38.0 9 7.2 3.6-14.0 7 5.1 2.4-10.7
RACE
White 96 33 38.9 28.7-50.3 26 22.9 15.5-32.5 25 27.8 18.9-39.0 8 6.8 3.3-13.8 4 3.5 1.3- 9.2
Other 13 3 46.4 16.9-78.6 1 4.6 0.6-27.9 6 30.1 11.0-59.9 1 10.1 1.4-47.7 2 8.9 2.0-32.4
AGE
18-44 11 5 51.9 23.6-78.9 3 21.3 6.1-52.8 2 16.7 3.8-50.2 1 10.2 1.4-47.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 99 31 37.9 27.4-49.7 24 20.1 13.3-29.3 29 29.3 20.4-40.3 8 6.8 3.2-13.8 7 5.8 2.7-12.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 19 40.8 27.1-56.1 15 23.1 13.6-36.5 16 27.0 16.3-41.1 4 4.9 1.8-12.7 2 4.3 1.1-15.5
Some College + 54 17 38.4 24.6-54.4 12 17.8 9.9-29.8 15 28.6 17.1-43.8 5 9.3 3.7-21.3 5 5.9 2.4-13.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 71 23 39.7 27.0-53.9 17 18.9 11.3-29.8 21 30.1 19.6-43.3 5 5.3 2.1-12.8 5 6.0 2.4-14.3
$50,000+ 27 11 47.8 29.0-67.4 8 23.6 11.7-42.0 6 23.1 10.0-44.8 2 5.5 1.1-22.5 0 0.0 . - .

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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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