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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 120 68 49.7 39.5-59.8 14 11.1 6.3-18.7 8 5.7 2.7-11.6 11 7.9 4.2-14.5 19 25.7 16.7-37.3
RACE
White 94 54 51.9 40.4-63.3 12 11.9 6.4-20.8 7 6.1 2.8-13.1 9 9.0 4.5-17.4 12 21.0 11.8-34.6
Other 25 14 46.2 26.2-67.4 1 4.1 0.6-24.0 1 4.6 0.6-26.7 2 5.4 1.2-20.7 7 39.8 20.3-63.1
AGE
18-44 7 2 21.4 4.9-58.9 1 10.7 1.4-50.3 1 11.1 1.5-51.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 56.8 22.6-85.5
45+ 113 66 53.2 42.6-63.5 13 11.1 6.2-19.2 7 5.0 2.2-10.7 11 8.9 4.7-16.2 16 21.8 13.4-33.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 28 47.8 32.6-63.4 3 5.6 1.8-16.4 3 4.2 1.3-12.9 6 12.5 5.3-26.5 9 29.9 15.9-49.0
Some College + 71 40 50.9 37.7-63.9 11 14.6 7.6-26.0 5 6.6 2.5-16.0 5 5.0 2.0-12.2 10 23.0 12.5-38.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 59 34 49.7 35.2-64.2 6 7.7 3.3-17.0 6 9.0 3.7-20.4 4 6.2 2.2-15.9 9 27.4 14.8-45.2
$50,000+ 48 26 47.5 32.6-62.9 8 16.0 7.7-30.3 1 2.0 0.3-13.1 3 6.5 2.0-19.2 10 28.0 15.2-45.9

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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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