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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening-MALES

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%)
TOTAL 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
RACE
White 3,376 1,753 49.8 47.7-51.9 479 14.7 13.2-16.3 178 5.4 4.6- 6.5 407 12.4 11.0-13.9 559 17.7 16.1-19.4
African American 547 269 48.0 42.7-53.3 68 11.9 9.1-15.5 27 5.1 3.3- 7.8 54 9.7 7.1-13.1 129 25.3 21.0-30.2
Asian 20 9 51.5 26.8-75.6 1 4.4 0.6-25.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 13.8 4.0-38.1 7 30.3 12.6-56.8
Native American 77 27 37.4 24.0-53.2 9 7.8 3.7-15.5 5 7.4 2.6-19.0 13 18.4 9.8-31.9 23 29.0 17.6-43.7
Other Minorities 128 41 28.9 20.7-38.7 10 6.4 3.2-12.2 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 15 8.0 4.3-14.5 61 55.2 45.1-64.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 130 34 26.4 18.4-36.4 13 8.4 4.4-15.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 12 6.1 3.0-11.7 70 58.5 48.3-68.1
-English Speaking 59 24 48.2 32.9-63.8 10 17.2 8.1-32.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 9 12.9 5.8-26.1 15 20.0 11.2-33.2
-Spanish Speaking 71 10 14.4 7.4-26.0 3 3.6 1.1-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.3 0.6- 8.6 55 79.7 67.7-88.0
Non-Hispanic 4,026 2,072 49.5 47.6-51.4 553 13.9 12.6-15.3 210 5.4 4.6- 6.3 482 12.2 11.0-13.6 709 19.0 17.5-20.6
AGE
40-44 504 155 31.8 27.2-36.9 63 11.5 8.7-15.1 22 4.5 2.8- 7.2 63 10.8 8.2-14.1 201 41.3 36.2-46.5
45-54 1,118 429 37.9 34.4-41.5 164 15.5 13.0-18.4 67 6.1 4.6- 8.0 180 16.2 13.7-19.1 278 24.2 21.3-27.4
55-64 1,139 664 60.7 57.3-64.0 149 12.4 10.4-14.8 62 5.1 3.9- 6.8 123 9.6 7.8-11.8 141 12.1 10.0-14.6
65-74 854 535 63.1 59.3-66.9 115 13.9 11.4-16.8 34 3.6 2.4- 5.3 71 8.2 6.3-10.6 99 11.3 9.0-14.0
75+ 549 327 60.1 55.0-64.9 77 13.5 10.5-17.3 26 5.3 3.5- 8.0 57 10.5 7.7-14.0 62 10.6 7.8-14.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 657 269 35.2 30.9-39.9 74 10.5 7.9-13.8 32 4.6 3.1- 6.8 92 14.4 11.1-18.3 190 35.3 30.5-40.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,225 576 43.4 40.0-46.9 174 13.4 11.3-15.9 57 4.5 3.3- 6.1 145 12.0 9.9-14.6 273 26.6 23.4-30.0
Some Post-H.S. 907 484 52.8 48.7-56.9 121 12.8 10.4-15.6 51 5.6 4.0- 7.7 116 12.9 10.5-15.9 135 15.9 13.1-19.2
College Graduate 1,368 778 55.0 51.7-58.2 198 15.6 13.3-18.3 70 5.6 4.2- 7.3 140 10.0 8.2-12.0 182 13.9 11.7-16.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 365 157 37.4 31.4-43.8 43 12.6 8.7-17.9 23 6.7 4.1-10.9 45 13.7 9.7-18.9 97 29.6 23.7-36.1
$15,000- 24,999 569 243 35.4 30.6-40.5 83 12.6 9.8-16.2 24 4.1 2.4- 6.7 74 12.3 9.0-16.5 145 35.6 30.3-41.3
$25,000- 34,999 525 245 41.6 36.5-46.9 76 15.1 11.8-19.2 30 6.4 4.2- 9.7 71 13.8 10.4-18.0 103 23.1 18.8-28.0
$35,000- 49,999 628 334 51.3 46.4-56.1 70 12.1 9.0-16.0 27 4.9 3.1- 7.5 87 13.3 10.5-16.7 110 18.5 14.8-22.8
$50,000-74,999 596 312 51.1 46.2-56.0 91 13.3 10.5-16.7 38 5.7 3.9- 8.2 63 12.5 9.3-16.6 92 17.3 13.7-21.6
$75,000+ 1,008 586 56.6 52.8-60.4 148 15.5 12.9-18.5 49 5.1 3.7- 7.0 100 9.3 7.4-11.5 125 13.5 11.1-16.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,666 862 49.7 46.7-52.7 244 14.3 12.3-16.5 87 6.0 4.7- 7.8 200 12.9 10.9-15.2 273 17.1 14.9-19.5
No 2,416 1,211 47.7 45.2-50.2 312 13.1 11.5-14.9 120 4.6 3.7- 5.7 289 11.3 9.9-13.0 484 23.2 21.1-25.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,796 1,077 58.7 55.8-61.5 240 13.5 11.7-15.6 86 5.1 4.0- 6.5 201 10.9 9.3-12.7 192 11.8 10.0-13.9
Non-Veteran 2,362 1,031 41.9 39.4-44.3 327 13.7 12.0-15.5 124 5.1 4.2- 6.3 292 12.5 10.9-14.3 588 26.9 24.6-29.2

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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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