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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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
-Forsyth County 128 69 54.5 44.4-64.3 14 12.0 6.9-20.1 9 7.5 3.7-14.5 19 12.8 7.8-20.4 17 13.2 7.9-21.2
RACE
White 100 55 50.4 39.3-61.5 10 13.1 6.8-23.6 5 5.9 2.2-14.8 17 16.4 9.7-26.3 13 14.3 8.0-24.4
Other 28 14 63.4 43.7-79.5 4 9.7 3.3-25.2 4 11.0 3.9-27.3 2 5.2 1.3-18.9 4 10.8 3.7-27.5
AGE
40-44 17 6 44.3 22.1-69.0 2 13.5 3.4-40.9 2 10.1 2.3-34.9 3 13.3 3.7-37.8 4 18.8 6.3-44.2
45+ 111 63 56.5 45.4-67.0 12 11.7 6.3-20.6 7 7.0 3.1-14.9 16 12.7 7.3-21.2 13 12.1 6.7-20.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 20 41.1 26.9-57.0 7 9.2 4.1-19.4 6 10.5 4.4-22.8 10 17.5 8.5-32.5 10 21.7 11.3-37.5
Some College + 75 49 64.0 50.7-75.4 7 13.9 6.7-26.7 3 5.4 1.6-16.3 9 9.5 4.8-17.9 7 7.2 3.3-14.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 22 41.8 28.0-57.0 7 13.6 6.1-27.5 6 14.4 6.2-29.7 7 11.1 5.1-22.4 9 19.2 9.7-34.5
$50,000+ 66 42 60.6 46.3-73.2 6 11.4 5.0-23.9 2 3.6 0.8-15.2 11 15.7 8.2-28.1 5 8.7 3.3-20.9

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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.

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