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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Counseling

Has a doctor or other health professional ever talked with you about having any kind of screening test or exam to check for prostate cancer?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,244 2,920 65.4 63.5-67.2 1,324 34.6 32.8-36.5
-Eastern NC 1,376 977 67.9 64.8-70.9 399 32.1 29.1-35.2
RACE
White 1,009 717 67.2 63.5-70.6 292 32.8 29.4-36.5
African American 261 191 73.8 66.8-79.7 70 26.2 20.3-33.2
Other Minorities 97 61 57.5 44.8-69.3 36 42.5 30.7-55.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 48 26 48.6 32.8-64.6 22 51.4 35.4-67.2
Non-Hispanic 1,326 949 69.1 66.0-72.1 377 30.9 27.9-34.0
AGE
40-44 160 78 50.7 41.7-59.6 82 49.3 40.4-58.3
45-54 362 220 59.0 52.7-64.9 142 41.0 35.1-47.3
55-64 392 310 79.2 74.0-83.5 82 20.8 16.5-26.0
65-74 274 221 80.2 74.0-85.3 53 19.8 14.7-26.0
75+ 180 141 78.5 70.8-84.6 39 21.5 15.4-29.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 246 154 60.5 52.6-67.8 92 39.5 32.2-47.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 425 276 60.5 54.5-66.2 149 39.5 33.8-45.5
Some Post-H.S. 298 222 71.7 64.9-77.6 76 28.3 22.4-35.1
College Graduate 405 324 78.1 73.0-82.4 81 21.9 17.6-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 76 53.7 43.0-64.1 58 46.3 35.9-57.0
$15,000- 24,999 195 129 58.5 49.6-67.0 66 41.5 33.0-50.4
$25,000- 34,999 179 119 63.3 53.8-71.8 60 36.7 28.2-46.2
$35,000- 49,999 208 161 73.2 65.0-80.1 47 26.8 19.9-35.0
$50,000-74,999 206 159 73.2 64.9-80.1 47 26.8 19.9-35.1
$75,000+ 288 213 72.7 66.3-78.3 75 27.3 21.7-33.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 622 450 69.4 64.7-73.8 172 30.6 26.2-35.3
No 721 506 66.8 62.4-71.0 215 33.2 29.0-37.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 640 513 79.1 74.9-82.8 127 20.9 17.2-25.1
Non-Veteran 734 462 59.6 55.1-63.8 272 40.4 36.2-44.9

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*Question asked of males 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.

** 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.

***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.

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