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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 122 58 42.7 33.3-52.7 13 11.8 6.3-20.8 10 7.4 3.5-15.0 20 19.1 12.2-28.5 21 19.0 12.3-28.2
RACE
White 79 34 35.1 24.8-47.1 8 11.2 5.2-22.5 8 8.5 3.5-19.3 18 28.2 18.0-41.4 11 16.9 9.2-29.2
Other 41 22 51.9 35.3-68.2 5 13.0 4.6-31.6 2 6.1 1.5-21.3 2 6.1 1.5-21.2 10 22.9 12.1-39.1
AGE
40-44 16 5 34.1 14.5-61.2 2 12.9 3.2-39.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 29.2 11.4-56.9 5 23.8 9.4-48.6
45+ 106 53 44.7 34.4-55.5 11 11.5 5.7-21.7 10 9.1 4.3-18.2 16 16.8 10.1-26.5 16 17.9 10.8-28.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 28 51.4 36.1-66.4 2 3.4 0.8-13.1 4 8.4 2.8-22.3 5 13.3 5.5-28.8 10 23.5 12.7-39.3
Some College + 72 29 36.1 24.7-49.2 11 17.3 8.9-30.9 6 6.9 2.4-18.2 15 23.1 13.7-36.3 11 16.6 8.9-28.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 29 42.7 30.0-56.6 3 6.7 2.1-19.8 7 10.4 4.4-22.4 7 10.4 4.7-21.6 16 29.7 18.4-44.2
$50,000+ 53 23 38.1 24.7-53.6 10 18.1 8.8-33.7 3 5.6 1.3-20.7 13 29.8 17.7-45.7 4 8.4 3.0-21.4

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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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