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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 PSA test?*

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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
-Forsyth County 125 60 45.6 35.6-56.0 9 10.1 4.5-21.0 9 7.0 3.3-14.0 7 5.4 2.3-12.5 40 31.9 23.4-41.7
RACE
White 97 46 40.6 30.4-51.7 4 6.5 1.9-20.5 7 7.6 3.2-16.6 7 8.1 3.4-18.0 33 37.3 27.0-48.8
Other 28 14 56.0 35.3-74.8 5 17.4 6.0-41.0 2 5.8 1.3-22.1 0 0.0 . - . 7 20.8 9.5-39.7
AGE
40-44 16 6 40.4 18.8-66.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 15.7 4.8-40.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 43.9 21.6-68.9
45+ 109 54 46.6 35.7-57.9 9 12.0 5.4-24.5 6 5.3 2.0-13.0 7 6.5 2.7-14.7 33 29.6 20.8-40.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 52 23 46.7 31.8-62.2 5 6.6 2.6-15.9 6 8.6 3.4-20.0 3 7.2 1.8-24.6 15 31.0 18.7-46.6
Some College + 73 37 44.9 31.9-58.6 4 12.5 4.5-30.3 3 5.9 1.9-17.2 4 4.2 1.5-10.9 25 32.5 21.6-45.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 49 22 44.7 30.2-60.1 6 12.0 5.1-25.8 5 9.3 3.4-23.2 2 3.3 0.8-12.6 14 30.7 18.3-46.7
$50,000+ 65 35 51.6 37.6-65.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.4 4 7.2 2.6-18.7 4 6.9 2.2-19.6 21 32.7 21.3-46.6

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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.

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