SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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 4,393 2,402 50.1 48.1-52.0 438 10.1 9.0-11.3 155 3.3 2.7- 4.0 211 4.2 3.5- 5.0 1,187 32.3 30.4-34.2
-Durham County 99 63 58.3 46.3-69.3 10 8.4 4.1-16.5 5 5.4 2.2-12.7 3 5.6 1.6-17.4 18 22.4 13.6-34.5
RACE
White 66 43 63.7 49.8-75.7 8 11.6 5.2-23.8 4 8.0 2.9-20.1 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 10 15.2 7.7-27.9
Other 33 20 52.5 33.8-70.5 2 4.9 1.1-20.0 1 2.6 0.4-16.6 2 9.9 2.5-32.4 8 30.0 15.2-50.7
AGE
40-44 16 9 59.2 33.6-80.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.6 0.6-26.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 36.2 16.1-62.7
45+ 83 54 57.9 44.8-70.0 10 11.7 5.7-22.3 4 5.7 2.1-14.8 3 7.8 2.3-23.1 12 16.9 8.8-30.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 27 18 60.8 38.3-79.5 1 2.5 0.3-15.8 1 4.1 0.6-24.2 2 8.6 1.9-31.3 5 24.0 9.4-49.2
Some College + 72 45 57.1 43.2-70.0 9 11.1 5.2-22.3 4 6.0 2.1-15.6 1 4.2 0.6-24.0 13 21.6 11.9-36.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 39 25 57.2 37.8-74.6 2 3.5 0.8-13.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.4 1.7-27.5 10 31.9 16.5-52.7
$50,000+ 56 35 60.5 45.1-74.0 8 12.1 5.4-25.0 5 9.2 3.7-21.1 1 4.9 0.7-27.2 7 13.3 5.8-27.4

Back to Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+).

*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 19MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook