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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 124 65 48.5 37.2-59.9 22 20.0 12.0-31.3 3 2.2 0.7- 6.9 11 7.4 3.7-14.3 23 21.9 14.0-32.7
RACE
White 103 54 45.7 34.8-57.0 18 24.0 14.1-37.9 3 3.1 1.0- 9.6 10 8.7 4.2-17.1 18 18.4 11.5-28.3
Other 20 10 54.3 28.2-78.3 4 10.4 3.3-28.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.5 0.6-26.7 5 30.7 12.1-59.0
AGE
18-44 16 4 14.4 4.7-36.5 3 29.5 8.7-64.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.2 1.0-37.8 8 48.9 22.9-75.5
45+ 108 61 57.0 44.8-68.4 19 17.6 10.5-28.0 3 2.7 0.8- 8.5 10 7.5 3.6-14.8 15 15.2 8.4-25.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 34 50.7 34.6-66.6 15 18.2 10.1-30.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.0 1.7-13.3 14 26.2 14.4-42.9
Some College + 56 31 45.8 31.3-61.1 7 22.1 9.7-43.0 3 4.8 1.5-14.5 6 10.4 4.2-23.5 9 16.9 8.6-30.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 28 44.0 28.9-60.3 8 11.9 5.3-24.6 0 0.0 . - . 6 11.0 4.4-25.1 10 33.1 18.2-52.4
$50,000+ 56 29 44.2 30.0-59.3 11 29.5 15.6-48.8 2 3.2 0.7-12.8 5 7.6 2.7-19.6 9 15.5 7.7-28.6

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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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