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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 105 63 58.1 47.3-68.1 13 13.0 7.3-22.2 4 3.3 1.2- 8.6 13 10.9 5.9-19.1 12 14.8 8.4-24.9
RACE
White 94 58 58.4 46.9-69.1 12 13.7 7.4-23.8 4 3.7 1.4- 9.8 12 11.9 6.4-21.2 8 12.3 6.1-23.4
Other 11 5 55.5 26.6-81.1 1 8.2 1.1-41.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.3 0.4-21.4 4 33.0 12.1-63.8
AGE
40-44 7 1 6.4 0.8-36.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 19.4 2.7-67.2 5 74.2 32.1-94.6
45+ 98 62 64.3 53.3-73.9 13 14.6 8.2-24.6 4 3.7 1.3- 9.6 12 9.8 5.4-17.3 7 7.7 3.6-15.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 21 49.0 31.9-66.4 5 10.5 3.5-27.4 3 6.5 2.0-18.6 3 7.8 2.0-25.7 8 26.3 13.4-45.1
Some College + 65 42 64.6 51.4-75.9 8 14.8 7.5-27.3 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 10 13.1 6.8-23.7 4 6.5 2.3-17.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 29 51.3 36.5-65.8 8 14.1 6.5-27.9 2 2.5 0.6- 9.7 7 11.4 4.8-24.8 10 20.8 11.1-35.4
$50,000+ 43 29 63.3 46.6-77.4 5 13.1 5.3-28.8 2 4.7 1.2-17.2 5 10.4 4.2-23.5 2 8.5 2.1-28.5

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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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