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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 94 25 22.3 14.5-32.8 26 25.6 17.1-36.5 17 18.7 11.1-29.8 14 18.9 10.5-31.5 12 14.4 7.9-25.0
GENDER
Male 94 25 22.3 14.5-32.8 26 25.6 17.1-36.5 17 18.7 11.1-29.8 14 18.9 10.5-31.5 12 14.4 7.9-25.0
RACE
White 81 24 25.0 16.4-36.2 22 24.8 15.9-36.5 15 17.7 10.3-28.7 12 22.4 12.3-37.3 8 10.0 4.7-20.0
Other 12 1 13.0 1.9-54.1 4 29.6 10.8-59.3 2 23.2 6.1-58.6 1 2.9 0.4-18.9 4 31.3 11.4-61.9
AGE
18-44 24 4 16.8 5.6-40.4 5 21.3 8.6-43.8 2 7.8 1.9-27.4 9 38.2 19.2-61.7 4 16.0 5.4-38.6
45+ 70 21 25.6 16.4-37.5 21 28.2 18.2-40.9 15 25.1 14.7-39.4 5 7.6 2.9-18.6 8 13.6 6.6-25.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 39 9 20.5 9.3-39.3 10 23.7 12.1-41.2 7 18.7 7.6-38.9 5 16.8 5.4-42.1 8 20.4 9.3-39.0
Some College + 55 16 23.8 14.3-36.9 16 27.2 16.3-41.8 10 18.8 10.0-32.5 9 20.5 10.8-35.4 4 9.8 3.6-23.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 45 9 17.1 7.5-34.3 12 21.5 11.4-37.0 8 21.4 10.0-40.0 8 21.5 9.2-42.6 8 18.5 8.6-35.4
$50,000+ 40 14 27.9 16.3-43.6 11 29.2 16.1-47.0 7 15.9 7.3-31.3 6 18.9 8.7-36.4 2 8.1 2.1-27.0

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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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