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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 117 85 68.1 57.7-77.0 32 31.9 23.0-42.3
RACE
White 76 55 67.7 54.6-78.5 21 32.3 21.5-45.4
Other 39 29 70.8 52.6-84.1 10 29.2 15.9-47.4
AGE
40-44 15 6 46.1 22.5-71.7 9 53.9 28.3-77.5
45+ 102 79 73.1 61.8-82.0 23 26.9 18.0-38.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 31 66.5 49.4-80.2 13 33.5 19.8-50.6
Some College + 72 54 70.4 56.9-81.1 18 29.6 18.9-43.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 59 39 60.5 45.9-73.4 20 39.5 26.6-54.1
$50,000+ 51 41 76.8 60.8-87.6 10 23.2 12.4-39.2

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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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