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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 121 66 46.9 37.1-56.9 15 11.5 6.7-19.1 8 7.9 3.7-15.8 14 15.1 8.8-24.6 18 18.6 11.5-28.8
RACE
White 111 62 50.3 40.0-60.5 14 11.6 6.7-19.5 8 9.1 4.3-18.0 12 13.5 7.5-22.9 15 15.5 9.2-24.9
Other 9 4 29.1 8.9-63.2 1 12.7 1.7-55.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.7 1.7-55.0 3 45.4 15.4-79.2
AGE
18-44 18 4 23.2 8.7-49.0 3 12.9 3.9-35.0 3 14.2 4.1-39.3 2 12.9 3.2-40.3 6 36.7 16.7-62.7
45+ 103 62 54.1 43.2-64.6 12 11.1 6.1-19.6 5 5.9 2.3-14.2 12 15.7 8.8-26.4 12 13.1 7.2-22.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 60 29 39.6 26.7-54.2 7 11.9 5.4-24.3 4 6.2 2.3-15.7 9 18.9 9.6-33.8 11 23.5 12.5-39.8
Some College + 61 37 54.0 40.2-67.3 8 11.2 5.3-22.1 4 9.5 3.4-24.2 5 11.4 4.7-25.2 7 13.9 6.5-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 61 35 46.4 32.7-60.6 6 10.2 4.2-22.9 3 6.5 2.0-19.1 7 13.8 6.2-28.1 10 23.1 12.1-39.6
$50,000+ 46 23 48.2 33.0-63.7 8 13.5 6.5-25.9 4 10.0 3.4-25.9 5 13.7 5.6-29.8 6 14.6 6.5-29.6

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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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