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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 133 74 51.9 42.4-61.3 11 10.7 5.5-19.7 4 1.9 0.6- 6.0 15 12.8 7.6-21.0 29 22.7 15.5-31.9
RACE
White 124 70 51.9 42.0-61.7 11 11.4 5.9-21.0 4 2.1 0.7- 6.4 12 11.9 6.6-20.5 27 22.7 15.3-32.3
Other 8 3 46.7 16.6-79.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 28.5 8.0-64.6 2 24.9 5.9-63.4
AGE
40-44 11 3 22.2 7.0-51.9 2 14.8 3.6-44.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 22.2 5.8-57.1 4 40.7 16.5-70.6
45+ 122 71 57.0 46.9-66.6 9 9.9 4.6-20.1 4 2.3 0.7- 6.9 13 11.2 6.4-19.0 25 19.6 13.0-28.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 81 42 46.9 35.1-59.0 7 10.1 4.2-22.3 2 2.0 0.4- 9.5 10 13.1 7.0-23.4 20 27.8 17.8-40.7
Some College + 52 32 59.9 44.1-73.9 4 11.5 4.0-28.9 2 1.8 0.4- 7.3 5 12.4 4.6-29.1 9 14.4 7.3-26.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 76 38 45.2 33.4-57.6 7 12.7 5.5-26.6 3 2.8 0.7-10.3 10 15.0 8.0-26.3 18 24.4 15.0-37.1
$50,000+ 45 31 64.6 47.5-78.6 4 9.7 3.2-26.0 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 3 10.0 3.1-27.9 6 14.6 6.3-30.2

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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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