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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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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 4,393 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
-Eastern NC 1,398 797 51.1 47.8-54.4 129 9.4 7.7-11.5 48 3.5 2.4- 5.0 66 3.9 2.9- 5.2 358 32.1 28.9-35.4
RACE
White 1,017 602 53.7 49.9-57.4 91 9.3 7.3-11.7 37 3.5 2.4- 5.1 47 4.1 2.9- 5.8 240 29.4 25.9-33.2
African American 265 148 50.7 43.5-57.9 28 10.6 6.9-16.0 9 4.5 2.0- 9.7 14 3.3 1.8- 5.8 66 30.9 24.4-38.4
Other Minorities 107 44 35.3 24.2-48.2 10 7.7 3.5-16.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 5 4.3 1.5-11.8 47 52.2 38.9-65.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 36 8 18.9 7.9-38.9 2 3.5 0.8-14.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.2 0.7-13.4 24 74.4 54.4-87.6
Non-Hispanic 1,357 786 52.7 49.4-55.9 126 9.6 7.8-11.8 48 3.7 2.6- 5.2 64 4.0 3.0- 5.3 333 30.1 27.0-33.4
AGE
40-44 143 30 21.2 14.4-30.1 8 5.3 2.4-11.2 4 2.2 0.8- 5.8 5 2.8 1.0- 7.5 96 68.5 59.1-76.7
45-54 347 129 38.1 32.2-44.3 44 12.6 9.0-17.3 16 5.7 3.2-10.0 18 3.7 2.1- 6.4 140 39.9 33.9-46.2
55-64 406 263 64.5 58.9-69.7 33 8.4 5.7-12.3 16 3.4 2.0- 5.7 20 4.6 2.9- 7.4 74 19.1 15.0-24.0
65-74 300 234 77.5 71.2-82.8 27 9.7 6.1-15.2 5 1.0 0.3- 2.8 9 3.8 1.8- 7.9 25 8.0 5.2-12.2
75+ 202 141 71.1 63.6-77.5 17 8.3 4.9-13.6 7 2.7 1.2- 6.2 14 5.1 2.9- 8.7 23 12.9 8.4-19.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 209 86 29.8 23.1-37.6 16 6.8 3.8-11.8 8 3.9 1.5- 9.5 14 7.2 4.0-12.7 85 52.3 43.2-61.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 444 243 51.3 45.6-57.0 45 9.0 6.5-12.4 12 3.7 1.8- 7.3 22 3.4 2.2- 5.4 122 32.6 27.3-38.4
Some Post-H.S. 346 215 57.0 50.5-63.3 33 12.9 8.7-18.7 14 3.4 1.8- 6.2 9 1.9 0.9- 4.1 75 24.8 19.6-30.8
College Graduate 395 251 59.6 53.6-65.4 35 8.6 5.7-12.8 14 3.1 1.8- 5.5 21 4.2 2.5- 7.1 74 24.4 19.4-30.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 56 29.1 20.4-39.7 13 8.7 4.5-16.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 15 9.2 5.1-16.2 56 52.8 41.0-64.2
$15,000- 24,999 198 106 47.3 38.7-56.1 17 10.1 5.7-17.1 9 5.5 2.3-12.2 8 3.4 1.3- 8.4 58 33.8 26.0-42.6
$25,000- 34,999 164 95 49.8 40.3-59.4 16 11.3 6.4-19.2 6 5.9 2.1-15.4 7 1.8 0.8- 3.8 40 31.2 22.4-41.6
$35,000- 49,999 234 136 55.2 47.4-62.8 20 8.3 5.0-13.3 8 2.3 1.0- 5.2 12 4.2 2.3- 7.7 58 30.0 23.0-38.1
$50,000-74,999 242 146 52.5 44.8-60.1 30 11.5 7.3-17.6 7 3.2 1.4- 7.1 8 3.8 1.7- 8.4 51 29.0 22.1-37.1
$75,000+ 304 191 61.8 55.2-67.9 24 7.5 4.6-11.9 12 3.7 2.0- 6.7 14 3.3 1.8- 6.0 63 23.7 18.5-29.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 601 338 50.4 45.4-55.4 61 11.1 8.3-14.7 23 4.1 2.5- 6.8 33 4.9 3.2- 7.4 146 29.4 24.8-34.5
No 763 444 52.3 47.9-56.7 63 7.7 5.6-10.3 24 3.0 1.8- 5.1 32 3.3 2.2- 4.8 200 33.7 29.4-38.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 671 459 65.2 60.5-69.7 58 9.3 6.8-12.6 23 3.7 2.1- 6.3 31 3.8 2.4- 5.7 100 18.0 14.5-22.1
Non-Veteran 725 338 40.8 36.6-45.2 71 9.5 7.3-12.4 25 3.3 2.1- 5.3 35 4.1 2.8- 6.0 256 42.2 37.7-46.9

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*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.

**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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