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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 100 82 77.7 65.6-86.5 18 22.3 13.5-34.4
RACE
White 67 57 84.9 72.3-92.4 10 15.1 7.6-27.7
Other 33 25 70.0 49.3-84.8 8 30.0 15.2-50.7
AGE
40-44 16 10 63.8 37.3-83.9 6 36.2 16.1-62.7
45+ 84 72 83.2 70.1-91.3 12 16.8 8.7-29.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 27 22 76.0 50.8-90.6 5 24.0 9.4-49.2
Some College + 73 60 78.6 64.2-88.2 13 21.4 11.8-35.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 39 29 68.1 47.3-83.5 10 31.9 16.5-52.7
$50,000+ 57 50 86.8 72.8-94.2 7 13.2 5.8-27.2

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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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