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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 151 91 54.7 45.6-63.5 13 11.2 6.3-19.1 9 6.4 3.2-12.4 12 9.4 5.1-16.6 26 18.3 12.2-26.6
RACE
White 123 79 59.8 49.6-69.3 11 11.9 6.3-21.5 9 8.3 4.2-15.9 8 6.5 2.9-13.7 16 13.4 7.9-21.9
Other 27 11 35.0 19.2-54.8 2 8.8 2.2-29.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 19.8 7.7-42.3 10 36.4 19.6-57.4
AGE
18-44 25 12 41.8 23.8-62.3 2 10.1 2.5-33.1 1 4.6 0.6-26.2 0 0.0 . - . 10 43.5 24.9-64.0
45+ 126 79 58.8 48.8-68.2 11 11.5 6.1-20.6 8 7.0 3.4-14.1 12 12.3 6.8-21.5 16 10.3 6.0-17.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 30 12 29.4 15.5-48.4 5 19.2 7.3-41.7 2 6.1 1.2-25.5 2 9.7 2.4-31.9 9 35.7 18.8-57.0
Some College + 121 79 62.2 52.1-71.4 8 8.8 4.2-17.3 7 6.6 3.0-13.5 10 9.3 4.7-17.5 17 13.2 7.9-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 49 21 31.6 19.6-46.7 7 18.6 8.3-36.6 3 5.9 1.6-19.9 5 14.4 5.8-31.7 13 29.4 16.8-46.4
$50,000+ 91 64 64.8 53.1-75.0 6 8.6 3.8-18.6 5 6.3 2.6-14.5 6 7.3 3.1-16.5 10 13.0 6.8-23.4

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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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