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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 188 94 45.8 37.8-54.1 25 13.7 8.9-20.4 12 7.7 4.2-13.7 22 11.5 7.4-17.4 35 21.3 14.8-29.5
RACE
White 142 78 50.3 41.0-59.5 19 15.4 9.5-24.2 6 6.3 2.7-14.0 15 10.9 6.4-18.0 24 17.1 11.2-25.3
Other 45 16 36.3 21.9-53.7 6 9.9 4.3-21.1 6 11.3 4.7-24.5 6 11.2 4.8-24.2 11 31.3 17.0-50.4
AGE
18-44 31 9 23.4 11.6-41.6 2 7.8 1.9-26.9 3 12.4 4.0-32.6 6 16.5 7.0-34.2 11 39.9 22.2-60.6
45+ 157 85 52.8 43.9-61.5 23 15.5 10.0-23.3 9 6.3 3.1-12.1 16 9.9 6.0-16.1 24 15.5 10.1-23.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 17 35.0 20.6-52.9 5 10.2 4.1-23.3 4 9.2 2.8-26.1 6 14.8 6.3-31.1 9 30.8 15.2-52.5
Some College + 147 77 48.9 39.8-58.1 20 14.7 9.1-22.8 8 7.3 3.6-14.3 16 10.6 6.3-17.2 26 18.6 12.3-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 27 35.8 24.0-49.7 7 9.0 4.1-18.4 4 6.2 2.3-15.8 12 17.6 9.7-29.8 16 31.4 18.7-47.6
$50,000+ 97 54 51.5 40.2-62.6 14 15.6 8.8-26.0 6 9.0 4.0-19.0 8 8.2 3.9-16.4 15 15.8 9.1-25.9

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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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