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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.
Have you ever had a PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,446 3,259 68.0 66.1-69.9 1,187 32.0 30.1-33.9
-Cabarrus County 103 72 67.8 56.6-77.3 31 32.2 22.7-43.4
RACE
White 92 66 70.8 59.4-80.0 26 29.2 20.0-40.6
Other 11 6 53.4 24.1-80.6 5 46.6 19.4-75.9
AGE
40-44 17 6 33.7 15.3-58.9 11 66.3 41.1-84.7
45+ 86 66 76.7 64.5-85.7 20 23.3 14.3-35.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 31 69.7 51.1-83.5 14 30.3 16.5-48.9
Some College + 57 40 66.2 51.7-78.2 17 33.8 21.8-48.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 42 31 76.3 59.7-87.5 11 23.7 12.5-40.3
$50,000+ 47 33 68.8 53.1-81.1 14 31.2 18.9-46.9

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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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