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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 103 61 51.5 40.2-62.6 19 18.5 11.2-29.1 8 8.4 4.1-16.4 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 13 19.9 11.2-32.9
RACE
White 67 44 62.7 49.1-74.6 13 20.5 11.7-33.4 5 9.7 3.9-22.1 1 2.2 0.3-14.1 4 5.0 1.6-14.0
Other 35 16 39.7 24.1-57.7 6 16.7 6.7-35.9 3 7.2 2.3-20.5 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 9 35.3 19.3-55.4
AGE
18-44 17 4 17.7 6.1-41.4 5 31.0 12.1-59.5 1 5.3 0.7-30.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 46.1 22.2-72.0
45+ 86 57 63.4 51.1-74.2 14 14.1 8.1-23.5 7 9.5 4.5-19.2 2 2.2 0.5- 9.2 6 10.7 4.4-23.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 26 14 40.4 21.9-62.2 3 6.7 1.9-21.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.8 0.2-11.9 8 51.1 29.5-72.3
Some College + 77 47 56.4 43.5-68.5 16 23.8 14.1-37.4 8 12.2 6.0-23.1 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 5 6.0 2.2-15.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 37 18 43.5 26.8-61.7 6 12.5 5.3-26.7 3 7.1 2.1-21.5 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 9 35.4 19.2-55.8
$50,000+ 58 40 63.7 48.1-76.9 11 23.4 12.2-40.0 4 8.8 3.3-21.7 1 2.1 0.3-13.8 2 1.9 0.4- 8.3

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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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