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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 139 79 50.1 40.7-59.5 18 13.3 8.2-21.0 8 4.1 1.9- 8.6 13 10.2 5.6-17.8 21 22.3 14.4-32.7
RACE
White 127 73 51.1 41.1-61.0 16 12.3 7.3-20.0 7 3.9 1.7- 8.7 12 10.4 5.6-18.6 19 22.2 14.0-33.4
Other 12 6 42.1 18.4-70.0 2 21.4 5.4-56.3 1 5.6 0.8-31.7 1 8.5 1.2-42.2 2 22.4 5.9-57.2
AGE
40-44 15 6 32.3 13.6-59.3 2 11.1 2.7-36.2 1 3.6 0.5-22.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 53.0 27.2-77.3
45+ 124 73 53.9 44.0-63.6 16 13.8 8.2-22.3 7 4.2 1.9- 9.4 13 12.4 6.9-21.3 15 15.6 9.2-25.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 60 30 44.4 31.2-58.4 10 16.4 8.6-28.9 3 3.5 1.1-10.8 5 6.7 2.6-16.4 12 29.0 16.7-45.4
Some College + 79 49 54.8 41.9-67.1 8 10.8 5.0-21.7 5 4.6 1.7-11.9 8 13.1 6.2-25.4 9 16.7 8.3-30.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 32 44.1 31.2-57.8 10 14.8 7.5-27.2 5 4.3 1.7-10.9 6 7.5 3.2-16.9 13 29.3 17.1-45.4
$50,000+ 64 40 53.2 39.4-66.6 6 11.0 4.9-22.9 3 4.4 1.3-13.4 7 14.0 6.4-28.0 8 17.4 8.4-32.5

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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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