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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 119 60 46.7 36.8-56.8 13 10.1 5.7-17.3 8 6.3 3.1-12.3 13 13.0 7.4-21.8 25 23.9 15.8-34.5
RACE
White 97 51 49.8 39.0-60.6 13 13.3 7.6-22.3 6 6.0 2.6-12.9 11 13.8 7.5-24.1 16 17.1 10.2-27.4
Other 21 8 36.1 17.0-60.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.5 1.8-26.5 2 10.6 2.6-35.0 9 45.8 23.7-69.7
AGE
18-44 13 3 34.3 12.1-66.4 3 19.0 5.7-47.7 1 4.2 0.6-25.7 2 21.2 5.4-56.0 4 21.3 7.2-48.6
45+ 106 57 48.6 38.0-59.3 10 8.7 4.5-16.2 7 6.6 3.1-13.5 11 11.8 6.3-20.8 21 24.3 15.5-36.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 60 30 46.9 33.1-61.1 5 7.6 3.1-17.6 5 6.3 2.6-14.6 6 10.8 4.7-23.1 14 28.4 16.6-44.3
Some College + 59 30 46.5 33.0-60.5 8 13.2 6.3-25.6 3 6.3 2.0-18.1 7 15.7 7.3-30.7 11 18.3 9.5-32.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 34 45.6 32.8-59.0 7 7.9 3.5-16.8 4 5.9 2.2-15.0 8 14.0 6.8-26.5 17 26.6 15.7-41.3
$50,000+ 38 16 40.6 25.3-57.9 6 15.9 7.1-32.1 4 8.2 3.0-20.3 5 13.6 5.4-30.3 7 21.7 10.4-39.9

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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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