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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 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
-Buncombe County 105 62 58.4 47.6-68.4 10 9.1 4.7-16.9 6 4.9 2.1-10.8 3 2.4 0.7- 7.7 24 25.2 16.8-36.0
RACE
White 93 56 58.6 47.0-69.3 8 8.8 4.2-17.4 5 4.5 1.8-10.7 3 2.7 0.8- 8.8 21 25.4 16.4-37.1
Other 12 6 56.9 28.3-81.5 2 11.2 2.4-39.4 1 7.9 1.1-40.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 24.0 7.5-55.1
AGE
40-44 7 1 6.2 0.8-35.8 1 12.5 1.7-54.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 81.3 43.9-96.0
45+ 98 61 64.9 54.1-74.3 9 8.7 4.3-16.7 6 5.5 2.4-12.1 3 2.7 0.8- 8.7 19 18.2 11.4-27.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 39 19 48.4 30.9-66.2 3 5.9 1.6-19.3 4 7.4 2.6-19.2 1 1.9 0.3-12.7 12 36.4 20.9-55.3
Some College + 66 43 65.3 52.2-76.4 7 11.3 5.3-22.7 2 3.2 0.8-12.1 2 2.7 0.6-11.7 12 17.5 9.7-29.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 29 53.9 38.7-68.4 3 5.7 1.7-17.1 5 7.7 3.1-18.1 3 4.5 1.3-14.2 14 28.2 16.5-43.9
$50,000+ 43 30 66.3 49.4-79.8 5 12.7 5.2-28.0 1 2.0 0.3-13.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 19.0 8.8-36.3

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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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