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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 110 49 45.5 35.1-56.4 17 15.0 8.9-24.2 5 4.5 1.7-11.4 20 14.6 9.1-22.4 19 20.4 12.6-31.2
RACE
White 99 45 47.8 36.7-59.2 15 14.6 8.4-24.2 4 3.3 1.2- 9.1 20 17.4 11.0-26.4 15 16.9 9.9-27.3
Other 11 4 33.7 12.3-64.8 2 17.2 3.8-51.8 1 10.5 1.4-48.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 38.7 14.1-70.9
AGE
40-44 17 3 17.6 5.7-42.9 2 11.7 2.9-37.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 22.0 8.7-45.5 7 48.6 26.1-71.7
45+ 93 46 52.4 40.4-64.0 15 15.8 9.0-26.4 5 5.6 2.1-14.1 15 12.7 7.4-21.0 12 13.5 6.8-24.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 22 48.5 32.3-65.1 9 16.2 7.5-31.8 3 4.5 1.3-14.3 7 10.2 4.4-21.8 9 20.5 9.4-39.0
Some College + 59 26 42.8 29.6-57.1 8 14.3 7.0-27.0 2 4.5 1.1-17.3 13 17.9 10.2-29.5 10 20.5 11.0-34.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 46 18 49.7 33.0-66.5 9 14.6 7.1-27.5 1 1.9 0.3-12.7 11 19.8 10.4-34.3 7 14.0 6.0-29.2
$50,000+ 49 25 48.4 33.7-63.5 8 19.7 9.8-35.5 2 5.2 1.2-19.4 8 13.2 6.4-25.4 6 13.5 6.1-27.3

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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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