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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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?

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  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
-Buncombe County 108 5 4.1 1.7- 9.5 103 95.9 90.5-98.3
RACE
White 96 4 3.5 1.3- 9.1 92 96.5 90.9-98.7
Other 12 1 7.9 1.1-40.4 11 92.1 59.6-98.9
AGE
40-44 8 0 0.0 . - . 8 100 . - .
45+ 100 5 4.6 1.9-10.7 95 95.4 89.3-98.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 0 0.0 . - . 41 100 . - .
Some College + 67 5 7.0 2.9-15.8 62 93.0 84.2-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 57 2 3.2 0.8-12.3 55 96.8 87.7-99.2
$50,000+ 43 2 3.9 1.0-14.4 41 96.1 85.6-99.0

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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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