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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 96 48 53.9 41.9-65.6 11 10.1 5.2-18.6 4 2.1 0.7- 5.8 16 14.9 8.7-24.3 17 19.0 11.7-29.3
RACE
White 83 40 52.5 39.2-65.4 11 11.7 6.0-21.4 4 2.4 0.8- 6.7 14 14.6 8.2-24.8 14 18.8 11.0-30.2
Other 13 8 63.1 34.7-84.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 16.7 3.9-49.7 3 20.2 6.2-49.0
AGE
18-44 12 4 54.7 23.0-83.1 3 18.1 4.8-49.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.0 2.3-44.0 3 15.1 4.0-42.9
45+ 84 44 53.7 42.0-65.0 8 7.7 3.8-15.1 4 2.7 0.9- 7.4 14 15.8 9.2-25.8 14 20.1 12.1-31.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 16 49.2 29.4-69.2 4 7.0 2.5-18.2 1 1.8 0.2-12.2 10 18.9 9.2-34.7 9 23.1 11.4-41.2
Some College + 55 32 58.3 43.3-72.0 7 12.7 5.6-26.3 3 2.3 0.7- 7.2 6 12.0 5.1-25.9 7 14.7 6.9-28.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 48 21 41.4 27.2-57.3 7 17.1 7.9-33.1 0 0.0 . - . 12 22.0 12.2-36.5 8 19.5 9.8-35.1
$50,000+ 36 22 68.1 48.7-82.8 4 5.5 1.9-14.8 2 2.6 0.6-11.1 3 9.7 2.9-27.7 5 14.1 5.7-31.0

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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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