SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had prostate cancer?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,696 273 4.5 3.9- 5.3 4,423 95.5 94.7-96.1
-Alamance County 93 7 5.7 2.6-11.8 86 94.3 88.2-97.4
RACE
White 81 5 4.4 1.8-10.6 76 95.6 89.4-98.2
Other 11 2 13.8 3.0-44.9 9 86.2 55.1-97.0
AGE
40-44 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
45+ 87 7 6.1 2.8-12.8 80 93.9 87.2-97.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 4 9.0 3.3-22.2 36 91.0 77.8-96.7
Some College + 53 3 3.3 1.0-10.3 50 96.7 89.7-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 45 4 6.9 2.4-18.4 41 93.1 81.6-97.6
$50,000+ 38 0 0.0 . - . 38 100 . - .

Back to Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+).

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 19MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook