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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 PSA test?*

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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 4,393 2,402 50.1 48.1-52.0 438 10.1 9.0-11.3 155 3.3 2.7- 4.0 211 4.2 3.5- 5.0 1,187 32.3 30.4-34.2
-Alamance County 83 54 58.6 45.9-70.3 7 9.3 4.0-20.2 3 4.4 1.3-14.2 6 7.8 3.4-16.7 13 19.9 10.8-33.7
RACE
White 71 48 61.7 47.6-74.1 7 11.0 4.7-23.5 3 5.2 1.5-16.6 6 9.2 4.1-19.6 7 12.8 5.0-29.0
Other 11 6 44.4 18.2-74.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 55.6 25.9-81.8
AGE
40-44 5 1 13.2 1.6-58.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 26.4 3.7-77.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 60.4 18.1-91.3
45+ 78 53 61.9 48.5-73.7 7 9.9 4.3-21.5 2 2.8 0.5-13.1 6 8.4 3.7-17.9 10 17.0 8.3-31.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 34 18 48.0 30.0-66.6 4 11.6 4.2-28.2 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 3 8.8 2.7-25.4 8 30.4 14.1-53.7
Some College + 49 36 65.5 48.5-79.3 3 7.8 2.0-26.0 2 6.5 1.6-22.4 3 7.1 2.3-20.2 5 13.1 5.0-30.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 39 21 41.2 25.7-58.7 4 15.7 5.5-37.3 1 1.1 0.1- 7.5 5 13.9 5.6-30.4 8 28.2 13.1-50.5
$50,000+ 36 29 75.0 55.2-87.9 2 3.1 0.8-11.9 2 8.0 2.0-26.9 1 3.3 0.5-20.2 2 10.5 2.7-33.2

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*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test 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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