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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 125 60 47.1 37.4-56.9 20 13.8 8.7-21.3 7 5.5 2.6-11.5 14 12.4 7.1-20.8 24 21.2 14.1-30.6
RACE
White 113 55 49.4 39.2-59.6 18 13.0 8.0-20.5 7 6.2 2.9-12.8 12 12.0 6.5-21.2 21 19.4 12.6-28.5
Other 12 5 28.7 10.4-58.3 2 20.3 5.0-54.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 14.9 3.6-45.4 3 36.1 11.6-71.0
AGE
18-44 17 4 37.3 15.0-66.9 4 17.9 6.1-42.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.9 2.5-41.5 7 32.8 14.5-58.4
45+ 108 56 49.1 38.8-59.5 16 13.0 7.7-21.0 7 6.7 3.1-13.7 12 12.4 6.8-21.7 17 18.8 11.5-29.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 27 40.8 28.5-54.3 10 14.1 7.3-25.4 3 5.1 1.6-15.5 9 12.2 6.2-22.6 15 27.8 16.8-42.4
Some College + 61 33 52.8 38.8-66.5 10 13.6 7.0-24.8 4 5.9 2.2-15.1 5 12.5 5.1-27.4 9 15.1 7.7-27.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 65 28 39.4 27.4-52.7 11 15.6 8.4-27.0 2 2.5 0.6- 9.5 7 10.0 4.5-20.7 17 32.6 20.8-47.1
$50,000+ 39 21 58.0 40.8-73.4 6 11.5 4.9-24.8 5 11.6 4.7-25.8 3 9.2 2.8-26.1 4 9.6 3.5-23.9

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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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