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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.
Have you ever had a PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,446 3,259 68.0 66.1-69.9 1,187 32.0 30.1-33.9
-Alamance County 86 73 80.5 67.0-89.4 13 19.5 10.6-33.0
RACE
White 74 67 87.5 71.7-95.1 7 12.5 4.9-28.3
Other 11 6 44.4 18.2-74.1 5 55.6 25.9-81.8
AGE
40-44 5 2 39.6 8.7-81.9 3 60.4 18.1-91.3
45+ 81 71 83.5 69.0-91.9 10 16.5 8.1-31.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 27 70.3 47.2-86.2 8 29.7 13.8-52.8
Some College + 51 46 87.2 70.4-95.1 5 12.8 4.9-29.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 41 33 72.8 50.8-87.4 8 27.2 12.6-49.2
$50,000+ 36 34 89.5 66.8-97.3 2 10.5 2.7-33.2

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^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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