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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Prostate Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last digital rectal exam?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,164 2,110 48.3 46.4-50.2 568 13.6 12.4-14.9 211 5.1 4.4- 6.0 494 11.9 10.7-13.2 781 21.1 19.6-22.8
-Alamance County 117 57 47.2 37.5-57.2 12 9.5 5.3-16.5 5 3.9 1.5- 9.7 19 14.0 8.7-21.9 24 25.2 17.0-35.8
RACE
White 103 52 48.9 38.4-59.5 11 10.5 5.7-18.3 5 4.6 1.8-11.1 17 14.5 8.7-23.2 18 21.6 13.4-32.9
Other 14 5 36.9 15.1-65.8 1 3.8 0.5-23.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.8 2.4-36.8 6 48.5 23.2-74.7
AGE
18-44 12 2 14.2 3.2-45.1 1 7.0 1.0-36.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.9 3.2-44.3 7 64.9 36.2-85.8
45+ 105 55 52.6 42.0-63.0 11 10.0 5.4-17.6 5 4.6 1.8-11.1 17 14.0 8.4-22.5 17 18.8 11.2-29.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 23 47.6 32.6-63.1 6 11.9 5.3-24.6 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 6 8.8 3.6-20.0 13 30.0 17.1-47.0
Some College + 67 34 47.6 35.0-60.5 6 7.8 3.4-17.1 4 5.8 2.0-15.5 12 16.9 9.3-28.9 11 21.8 12.3-35.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 33 44.9 32.4-58.1 3 3.4 1.1-10.5 2 2.0 0.4- 8.4 15 20.8 12.2-33.2 16 28.9 17.7-43.5
$50,000+ 37 20 53.4 36.3-69.7 8 19.7 9.8-35.8 1 3.5 0.5-21.1 4 7.7 2.7-20.2 4 15.7 5.8-35.8

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*This question was asked only of only male respondents and reported having a DRE and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

^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.


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