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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 103 65 60.6 48.9-71.1 9 9.6 4.4-19.7 7 5.7 2.4-12.9 7 10.2 4.6-21.1 15 14.0 7.8-23.6
RACE
White 67 44 69.1 55.7-79.9 5 6.0 2.1-16.3 7 11.4 4.9-24.2 2 2.1 0.5- 8.9 9 11.4 5.7-21.6
Other 35 21 54.1 35.8-71.4 4 13.7 4.9-32.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 15.1 5.6-34.9 6 17.1 7.2-35.3
AGE
40-44 17 9 55.4 31.2-77.3 1 8.3 1.2-40.6 2 10.7 2.6-35.3 2 12.0 3.0-37.7 3 13.6 3.7-39.5
45+ 86 56 62.6 49.8-73.9 8 10.2 4.5-21.5 5 3.7 1.5- 8.8 5 9.4 3.5-23.2 12 14.1 7.5-24.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 28 17 55.3 34.3-74.6 3 14.6 4.2-40.0 1 3.8 0.5-22.5 2 7.9 1.7-29.2 5 18.5 6.9-40.7
Some College + 75 48 63.1 49.4-75.0 6 7.2 2.8-17.4 6 6.6 2.5-16.2 5 11.3 4.4-26.1 10 11.8 5.8-22.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 39 21 50.8 32.4-69.1 3 9.3 2.1-32.3 2 2.5 0.6- 9.7 4 12.9 4.3-32.8 9 24.6 11.8-44.3
$50,000+ 59 40 65.1 49.8-77.8 6 10.9 4.3-24.6 5 8.2 3.1-20.0 2 6.6 1.5-24.2 6 9.3 3.7-21.4

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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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