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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 196 51 24.7 18.7-31.8 46 24.2 17.8-31.9 56 27.9 21.4-35.6 18 9.6 6.0-15.0 25 13.6 9.0-20.1
GENDER
Male 196 51 24.7 18.7-31.8 46 24.2 17.8-31.9 56 27.9 21.4-35.6 18 9.6 6.0-15.0 25 13.6 9.0-20.1
RACE
White 165 44 26.3 19.7-34.2 36 20.7 14.8-28.2 46 26.7 20.1-34.4 17 11.7 7.3-18.2 22 14.6 9.4-22.0
Other 30 7 18.9 8.4-37.2 10 38.3 19.9-60.8 9 30.8 14.3-54.3 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 3 10.3 3.3-28.1
AGE
18-44 46 8 17.2 8.4-32.0 9 25.9 13.1-44.8 12 24.6 13.7-40.2 6 11.3 4.9-23.8 11 21.0 11.4-35.4
45+ 150 43 27.8 20.7-36.2 37 23.4 16.8-31.6 44 29.3 21.6-38.4 12 8.9 5.0-15.2 14 10.6 5.9-18.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 10 26.5 13.7-44.9 8 28.7 14.1-49.7 10 21.6 11.1-37.8 4 13.2 4.9-31.1 3 10.0 3.1-27.4
Some College + 161 41 24.3 17.9-32.2 38 23.3 16.5-31.8 46 29.1 21.7-37.8 14 8.9 5.2-14.8 22 14.3 9.2-21.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 16 28.2 16.4-44.0 9 25.0 11.5-46.1 19 33.9 19.4-52.3 3 6.6 2.0-19.5 5 6.3 2.4-15.6
$50,000+ 118 26 19.8 13.4-28.3 33 26.6 18.9-36.0 31 27.2 19.4-36.7 11 9.9 5.5-17.3 17 16.5 10.2-25.6

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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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