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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 126 90 64.6 54.4-73.7 36 35.4 26.3-45.6
RACE
White 117 84 64.1 53.4-73.7 33 35.9 26.3-46.6
Other 8 5 68.4 32.4-90.7 3 31.6 9.3-67.6
AGE
40-44 10 3 28.0 8.9-60.8 7 72.0 39.2-91.1
45+ 116 87 71.0 60.6-79.5 29 29.0 20.5-39.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 76 51 62.1 48.9-73.7 25 37.9 26.3-51.1
Some College + 50 39 68.5 51.5-81.7 11 31.5 18.3-48.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 73 51 62.2 48.7-74.0 22 37.8 26.0-51.3
$50,000+ 41 32 72.1 53.5-85.3 9 27.9 14.7-46.5

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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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