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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 111 54 45.5 35.5-55.9 13 12.0 6.8-20.4 7 5.8 2.6-12.7 18 15.5 9.5-24.2 19 21.1 13.7-31.1
RACE
White 92 43 42.0 31.5-53.3 11 11.6 6.3-20.2 6 6.8 2.9-15.4 17 18.9 11.6-29.4 15 20.7 12.7-31.8
Other 19 11 58.2 33.4-79.5 2 13.7 3.2-43.0 1 2.3 0.3-15.3 1 3.1 0.4-19.7 4 22.6 8.2-49.1
AGE
18-44 16 3 20.1 5.6-51.5 1 9.3 1.3-43.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.0 3.0-37.8 10 58.6 32.3-80.8
45+ 95 51 52.3 41.2-63.1 12 12.8 7.2-21.6 7 7.4 3.3-15.8 16 16.5 9.8-26.3 9 11.1 5.7-20.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 23 47.0 32.2-62.4 4 7.7 2.8-19.3 6 10.6 4.4-23.3 7 12.4 5.4-25.9 10 22.3 12.0-37.7
Some College + 60 30 43.7 30.9-57.3 9 16.5 8.3-30.2 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 11 18.8 10.3-31.8 9 20.0 10.7-34.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 57 27 45.8 31.6-60.7 6 10.0 4.3-21.4 7 11.5 5.1-24.0 9 13.7 6.6-26.1 8 19.1 9.6-34.3
$50,000+ 40 20 44.0 28.7-60.5 7 18.6 8.6-35.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 14.3 6.0-30.4 8 23.1 11.9-40.1

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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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