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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 103 62 58.7 47.6-69.1 18 19.6 12.1-30.1 8 5.6 2.6-11.6 5 4.1 1.6-10.3 10 11.9 6.1-22.0
RACE
White 91 53 56.5 44.8-67.6 16 19.0 11.4-30.1 8 6.5 3.1-13.4 5 4.8 1.9-11.9 9 13.1 6.5-24.5
Other 12 9 72.1 37.5-91.8 2 22.9 5.5-60.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.0 0.7-29.6
AGE
18-44 22 7 36.2 18.1-59.3 6 28.3 12.7-51.6 2 6.7 1.5-25.0 2 6.7 1.5-25.0 5 22.1 8.3-47.1
45+ 81 55 68.6 56.4-78.7 12 15.8 8.5-27.3 6 5.1 2.2-11.6 3 3.0 0.9- 9.8 5 7.5 3.1-16.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 23 14 65.2 40.5-83.7 4 11.5 3.8-30.1 1 1.9 0.3-13.1 2 7.4 1.6-27.4 2 14.0 3.4-43.4
Some College + 80 48 56.9 44.5-68.5 14 21.9 13.0-34.5 7 6.7 3.0-14.3 3 3.2 0.9-10.6 8 11.3 5.3-22.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 27 14 61.1 38.4-79.8 4 16.4 5.1-41.9 3 4.8 1.5-14.9 3 8.9 2.6-26.2 3 8.7 2.7-24.8
$50,000+ 67 41 56.0 42.7-68.5 13 22.7 13.3-36.1 5 6.7 2.7-15.8 2 2.8 0.6-12.2 6 11.8 5.0-25.3

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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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