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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 111 47 38.4 28.9-48.9 14 11.6 6.7-19.4 6 5.8 2.5-12.7 19 19.1 11.8-29.5 25 25.1 16.7-35.9
RACE
White 50 21 34.2 22.1-48.9 7 11.8 5.4-23.6 4 10.9 4.1-25.8 6 14.4 6.1-30.2 12 28.8 16.6-45.0
Other 61 26 41.2 28.1-55.7 7 11.5 5.3-23.3 2 2.3 0.5- 9.5 13 22.4 12.4-37.0 13 22.6 12.3-37.9
AGE
18-44 12 1 7.2 1.0-37.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 42.8 17.4-72.7 6 50.0 22.6-77.4
45+ 99 46 44.4 33.7-55.6 14 13.8 8.0-22.9 6 6.9 3.0-14.9 14 14.6 8.4-24.1 19 20.3 12.3-31.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 66 26 36.0 24.6-49.2 6 8.8 3.8-19.1 4 6.2 2.2-15.9 14 25.5 15.0-40.0 16 23.6 14.2-36.5
Some College + 45 21 41.8 26.5-58.9 8 15.7 7.4-30.2 2 5.2 1.2-19.6 5 10.1 3.6-25.2 9 27.2 13.7-46.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 73 32 38.6 26.9-51.8 8 11.6 5.7-22.3 3 4.0 1.2-12.3 13 19.5 10.8-32.8 17 26.2 15.8-40.3
$50,000+ 28 12 40.3 23.1-60.3 5 13.6 5.4-30.1 2 8.6 2.0-29.9 4 17.2 6.1-39.9 5 20.3 8.6-41.0

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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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