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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had prostate cancer?

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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
-Forsyth County 129 9 6.1 3.1-11.9 120 93.9 88.1-96.9
RACE
White 100 5 3.9 1.6- 9.2 95 96.1 90.8-98.4
Other 29 4 10.8 3.8-26.8 25 89.2 73.2-96.2
AGE
40-44 17 0 0.0 . - . 17 100 . - .
45+ 112 9 7.3 3.7-14.1 103 92.7 85.9-96.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 6 11.1 4.8-23.7 47 88.9 76.3-95.2
Some College + 76 3 2.7 0.8- 8.3 73 97.3 91.7-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 6 14.2 6.3-29.0 45 85.8 71.0-93.7
$50,000+ 67 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 65 98.3 93.3-99.6

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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.

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