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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 135 69 48.0 38.7-57.4 15 12.2 7.1-20.2 3 3.2 1.0-10.2 18 11.4 7.0-18.0 30 25.2 17.6-34.8
RACE
White 110 57 49.9 39.6-60.2 14 13.7 7.8-22.9 2 3.3 0.8-12.5 14 10.1 5.8-17.0 23 23.0 15.1-33.4
Other 25 12 40.9 22.4-62.4 1 6.7 1.0-35.2 1 3.0 0.4-18.7 4 16.0 5.7-37.4 7 33.4 16.0-56.9
AGE
18-44 13 4 34.0 13.1-63.8 1 6.7 0.9-36.0 1 10.1 1.4-46.6 1 3.4 0.4-21.3 6 45.8 20.8-73.1
45+ 122 65 50.6 40.8-60.3 14 13.2 7.5-22.2 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 17 12.9 7.8-20.5 24 21.4 14.2-30.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 77 38 45.3 33.4-57.8 7 10.0 4.5-20.8 2 3.9 0.9-15.8 9 9.8 4.9-18.4 21 31.1 20.5-44.1
Some College + 57 30 50.1 35.9-64.4 8 15.6 7.4-30.0 1 2.4 0.3-15.2 9 13.9 6.8-26.1 9 18.0 8.7-33.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 91 41 41.4 30.7-53.0 9 8.9 4.3-17.4 3 5.0 1.5-15.4 13 12.1 6.7-20.8 25 32.6 22.3-44.9
$50,000+ 37 23 58.1 40.3-74.0 5 18.2 7.5-37.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 11.6 4.7-25.8 4 12.1 4.4-29.5

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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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