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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 1,468 770 48.2 45.0-51.4 166 11.4 9.5-13.5 90 6.2 4.8- 8.0 179 12.3 10.4-14.5 263 21.9 19.1-25.0
RACE
White 1,077 576 48.6 45.0-52.3 127 12.5 10.2-15.2 66 6.5 4.8- 8.7 141 14.1 11.7-17.0 167 18.3 15.5-21.4
African American 275 156 53.6 46.5-60.6 30 10.8 7.3-15.9 14 4.5 2.5- 7.8 27 8.4 5.5-12.5 48 22.7 16.9-29.9
Other Minorities 108 35 30.6 20.4-43.0 8 4.6 2.2- 9.5 8 7.4 3.0-17.2 10 8.5 4.2-16.4 47 48.9 35.7-62.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 37 10 26.8 12.8-47.7 3 4.6 1.1-17.9 1 2.1 0.3-13.7 2 5.0 1.2-18.7 21 61.5 40.6-78.8
Non-Hispanic 1,426 757 49.1 45.9-52.3 163 11.7 9.8-13.9 89 6.4 5.0- 8.3 176 12.7 10.7-14.9 241 20.1 17.5-22.9
AGE
40-44 149 38 29.5 21.5-39.0 9 5.2 2.5-10.6 8 4.3 2.0- 9.0 22 14.6 9.1-22.5 72 46.4 36.9-56.1
45-54 362 131 35.6 30.1-41.6 56 16.2 12.2-21.3 30 8.7 5.7-13.0 58 15.4 11.6-20.1 87 24.1 19.1-29.8
55-64 426 254 59.7 54.2-64.9 46 11.7 8.5-15.7 23 4.4 2.8- 6.9 48 10.5 7.7-14.1 55 13.8 10.2-18.3
65-74 313 208 65.7 59.1-71.7 35 9.3 6.4-13.2 19 7.3 4.1-12.6 25 7.3 4.8-11.0 26 10.4 6.6-16.0
75+ 218 139 65.0 57.5-71.8 20 9.0 5.5-14.2 10 4.6 2.3- 8.9 26 10.7 7.0-16.1 23 10.7 6.8-16.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 95 32.8 25.9-40.6 15 5.7 3.1-10.2 17 7.1 3.9-12.4 35 14.6 9.5-21.8 65 39.8 30.9-49.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 462 242 50.3 44.7-55.9 50 10.2 7.5-13.8 25 6.6 4.1-10.3 52 10.1 7.4-13.7 93 22.8 18.3-28.1
Some Post-H.S. 365 200 51.8 45.6-58.0 46 13.9 9.9-19.1 26 6.0 3.7- 9.5 34 10.8 7.4-15.4 59 17.5 13.2-22.9
College Graduate 411 230 51.7 45.9-57.4 55 14.3 10.5-19.1 22 5.6 3.4- 9.0 58 14.9 11.2-19.5 46 13.6 9.9-18.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 149 56 30.1 21.2-40.8 14 10.0 5.6-17.3 9 5.2 2.3-11.3 23 10.2 6.3-16.1 47 44.5 32.9-56.8
$15,000- 24,999 209 90 37.2 29.5-45.7 22 11.2 6.7-18.2 13 6.6 3.3-12.6 25 10.9 6.8-16.8 59 34.1 26.4-42.8
$25,000- 34,999 173 96 51.2 41.8-60.5 16 8.0 4.6-13.5 12 8.2 4.0-16.2 19 11.7 6.2-20.8 30 21.0 14.0-30.2
$35,000- 49,999 240 136 55.4 47.6-62.9 22 8.2 5.0-13.1 17 6.2 3.6-10.5 24 10.6 6.7-16.3 41 19.7 13.8-27.3
$50,000-74,999 250 146 52.6 45.1-60.1 33 13.6 9.0-20.0 11 4.3 2.1- 8.4 32 14.6 10.0-20.9 28 14.9 9.9-21.9
$75,000+ 323 178 53.5 47.1-59.8 45 13.6 9.7-18.6 22 7.8 4.9-12.4 42 13.1 9.5-17.8 36 12.0 8.4-16.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 633 331 47.3 42.5-52.2 68 10.7 8.1-14.0 39 7.5 5.1-10.8 84 13.9 10.8-17.8 111 20.6 16.7-25.1
No 801 422 49.2 44.9-53.5 94 11.9 9.4-14.9 50 5.4 3.9- 7.5 91 11.0 8.8-13.8 144 22.5 18.6-26.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 703 416 57.6 53.0-62.0 90 13.4 10.5-16.9 45 6.6 4.6- 9.2 82 12.3 9.6-15.6 70 10.2 7.8-13.2
Non-Veteran 763 353 41.1 37.0-45.4 76 9.9 7.7-12.7 45 6.0 4.2- 8.5 97 12.4 9.9-15.5 192 30.5 26.3-35.1

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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