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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 134 81 60.1 49.8-69.5 13 10.4 5.6-18.5 7 5.0 2.1-11.2 10 8.0 4.1-15.1 23 16.6 10.4-25.3
RACE
White 94 58 59.4 47.5-70.3 11 14.2 7.3-26.0 4 3.1 1.0- 9.4 6 7.6 3.1-17.2 15 15.7 9.0-26.1
Other 40 23 61.2 42.6-77.0 2 4.4 1.1-16.3 3 7.9 2.4-23.0 4 8.6 2.9-22.7 8 17.9 7.9-35.4
AGE
18-44 20 8 44.7 24.0-67.4 1 1.7 0.2-11.7 1 5.1 0.7-28.8 1 7.4 1.0-37.4 9 41.1 21.3-64.2
45+ 114 73 64.0 52.7-73.9 12 12.6 6.7-22.5 6 5.0 1.9-12.1 9 8.1 4.0-15.8 14 10.3 5.4-18.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 30 64.0 46.4-78.5 5 7.6 2.8-18.9 1 1.3 0.2- 9.1 2 7.7 1.8-27.0 8 19.4 8.9-37.3
Some College + 88 51 58.4 45.7-70.0 8 11.6 5.5-22.9 6 6.5 2.7-15.3 8 8.1 3.8-16.5 15 15.3 8.6-25.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 29 50.0 34.2-65.8 8 19.2 8.8-37.0 4 10.1 3.6-25.6 1 4.0 0.6-23.5 9 16.6 7.7-32.2
$50,000+ 62 36 61.6 46.8-74.5 4 6.8 2.4-18.1 2 2.5 0.5-11.6 8 11.6 5.4-23.1 12 17.5 9.3-30.4

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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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