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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.
Have you ever had a PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,446 3,259 68.0 66.1-69.9 1,187 32.0 30.1-33.9
-Forsyth County 127 87 68.7 59.0-77.0 40 31.3 23.0-41.0
RACE
White 98 65 63.1 51.6-73.3 33 36.9 26.7-48.4
Other 29 22 79.8 61.4-90.8 7 20.2 9.2-38.6
AGE
40-44 16 9 56.1 31.1-78.4 7 43.9 21.6-68.9
45+ 111 78 71.0 60.7-79.6 33 29.0 20.4-39.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 52 37 69.0 53.4-81.3 15 31.0 18.7-46.6
Some College + 75 50 68.5 55.6-79.0 25 31.5 21.0-44.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 37 70.9 55.3-82.8 14 29.1 17.2-44.7
$50,000+ 65 44 67.3 53.4-78.7 21 32.7 21.3-46.6

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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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