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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,696 273 4.5 3.9- 5.3 4,423 95.5 94.7-96.1
-Eastern NC 1,504 81 4.2 3.3- 5.4 1,423 95.8 94.6-96.7
RACE
White 1,097 58 4.3 3.2- 5.8 1,039 95.7 94.2-96.8
African American 285 18 5.0 3.0- 8.2 267 95.0 91.8-97.0
Other Minorities 113 5 1.6 0.6- 4.2 108 98.4 95.8-99.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 38 1 2.1 0.3-13.6 37 97.9 86.4-99.7
Non-Hispanic 1,461 80 4.3 3.4- 5.6 1,381 95.7 94.4-96.6
AGE
40-44 154 0 0.0 . - . 154 100 . - .
45-54 370 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 367 99.3 97.7-99.8
55-64 438 19 4.8 2.9- 7.9 419 95.2 92.1-97.1
65-74 314 29 10.3 6.9-15.1 285 89.7 84.9-93.1
75+ 228 30 12.2 8.2-17.8 198 87.8 82.2-91.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 238 17 4.6 2.6- 7.8 221 95.4 92.2-97.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 473 22 3.2 2.0- 5.1 451 96.8 94.9-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 371 14 3.4 1.8- 6.6 357 96.6 93.4-98.2
College Graduate 417 28 6.0 4.0- 8.9 389 94.0 91.1-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 154 9 3.4 1.5- 7.4 145 96.6 92.6-98.5
$15,000- 24,999 214 16 5.4 2.9-10.1 198 94.6 89.9-97.1
$25,000- 34,999 177 11 4.4 2.3- 8.4 166 95.6 91.6-97.7
$35,000- 49,999 245 14 5.2 2.9- 9.1 231 94.8 90.9-97.1
$50,000-74,999 253 10 2.7 1.4- 5.4 243 97.3 94.6-98.6
$75,000+ 327 14 3.7 2.1- 6.5 313 96.3 93.5-97.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 655 42 5.5 3.9- 7.9 613 94.5 92.1-96.1
No 813 38 3.3 2.3- 4.7 775 96.7 95.3-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 720 50 6.0 4.3- 8.2 670 94.0 91.8-95.7
Non-Veteran 782 31 2.9 2.0- 4.3 751 97.1 95.7-98.0

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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.

**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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