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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 134 102 71.2 61.0-79.6 32 28.8 20.4-39.0
RACE
White 122 93 71.1 60.2-80.0 29 28.9 20.0-39.8
Other 12 9 72.0 39.7-90.9 3 28.0 9.1-60.3
AGE
40-44 15 6 35.1 14.8-62.8 9 64.9 37.2-85.2
45+ 119 96 79.1 69.4-86.3 23 20.9 13.7-30.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 42 70.2 54.5-82.2 16 29.8 17.8-45.5
Some College + 76 60 72.0 58.1-82.7 16 28.0 17.3-41.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 65 48 73.1 58.2-84.1 17 26.9 15.9-41.8
$50,000+ 61 46 66.2 50.9-78.7 15 33.8 21.3-49.1

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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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