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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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 4,592 2,375 48.7 46.8-50.6 572 13.5 12.2-14.8 257 5.5 4.7- 6.5 601 12.9 11.7-14.3 787 19.3 17.8-21.0
-Alamance County 90 51 54.0 42.3-65.2 14 15.0 8.4-25.4 4 5.1 1.8-13.8 11 14.3 7.8-24.7 10 11.7 6.0-21.4
RACE
White 78 45 54.5 42.0-66.5 12 15.7 8.4-27.4 4 5.9 2.1-16.0 9 13.7 7.0-25.2 8 10.2 4.8-20.1
Other 11 6 53.6 23.9-81.0 2 12.0 2.8-39.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 18.7 4.4-53.6 1 15.7 2.3-59.8
AGE
40-44 6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 20.9 2.9-70.1 2 20.9 4.5-59.7 3 58.2 20.3-88.4
45+ 84 51 58.6 46.4-69.9 14 16.4 9.2-27.4 3 3.7 1.0-12.3 9 13.7 7.0-24.9 7 7.6 3.4-16.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 38 20 57.1 39.3-73.2 8 17.6 8.5-33.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 10.8 4.0-26.1 6 14.5 6.0-30.9
Some College + 52 31 51.8 36.9-66.3 6 13.2 5.3-29.2 4 8.6 3.0-22.4 7 16.7 7.8-32.1 4 9.7 3.5-24.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 45 24 51.2 34.4-67.7 9 21.6 10.4-39.7 2 3.1 0.8-12.0 5 11.5 4.7-25.5 5 12.5 5.0-27.9
$50,000+ 37 23 56.4 39.0-72.3 3 7.4 2.2-21.5 2 7.7 1.9-26.0 6 18.9 8.4-37.2 3 9.7 2.9-27.5

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a DRE and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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