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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 94 51 52.8 42.0-63.4 8 6.7 3.2-13.6 6 8.3 3.4-18.6 13 13.7 8.0-22.5 16 18.5 11.4-28.6
RACE
White 82 46 54.3 42.5-65.6 7 7.1 3.2-15.0 6 9.7 4.0-21.4 10 11.8 6.3-21.0 13 17.1 9.9-27.9
Other 12 5 44.1 19.1-72.4 1 4.5 0.6-27.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 24.9 8.0-55.9 3 26.5 8.5-58.4
AGE
18-44 8 3 33.6 10.2-69.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 33.2 8.8-72.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 33.2 10.0-68.9
45+ 86 48 55.8 44.5-66.5 8 7.8 3.7-15.5 4 4.5 1.6-12.1 13 15.8 9.2-25.7 13 16.2 9.4-26.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 18 53.6 35.7-70.5 4 7.3 2.5-19.2 3 12.1 3.6-33.8 3 7.8 2.4-22.6 7 19.3 8.8-37.1
Some College + 59 33 52.4 38.9-65.5 4 6.4 2.3-16.7 3 5.8 1.7-18.5 10 17.4 9.5-29.9 9 18.0 9.5-31.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 41 23 56.6 40.6-71.4 4 7.4 2.6-19.3 2 5.4 1.4-19.3 3 7.1 2.3-20.2 9 23.4 12.4-39.8
$50,000+ 45 23 47.7 32.6-63.3 4 7.6 2.7-19.6 4 12.0 4.1-30.2 9 18.6 9.6-32.8 5 14.2 6.0-29.9

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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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