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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 127 52 38.0 28.8-48.1 22 18.9 12.2-28.2 5 3.2 1.2- 8.2 23 17.3 11.2-25.7 25 22.6 15.1-32.4
RACE
White 115 46 35.2 26.2-45.3 22 22.2 14.4-32.4 4 2.5 0.8- 7.2 22 19.2 12.4-28.5 21 21.0 13.4-31.3
Other 12 6 54.6 25.5-80.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.3 1.0-38.4 1 6.2 0.8-34.3 4 32.0 11.3-63.5
AGE
40-44 12 3 23.9 7.4-55.4 4 27.4 9.6-57.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.2 1.3-44.2 4 39.6 15.9-69.4
45+ 115 49 41.0 31.2-51.6 18 17.1 10.5-26.7 5 3.9 1.5- 9.9 22 19.0 12.4-28.1 21 18.9 12.2-28.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 27 40.8 28.2-54.8 10 21.3 11.5-36.1 3 3.9 1.1-12.8 8 10.1 4.9-19.6 14 23.9 13.9-37.7
Some College + 65 25 35.3 22.9-50.1 12 16.7 8.8-29.3 2 2.5 0.5-11.2 15 24.1 14.2-37.8 11 21.4 11.3-36.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 76 28 31.0 21.0-43.2 9 16.7 8.5-30.0 4 5.2 1.8-14.0 16 19.8 11.8-31.2 19 27.4 17.4-40.2
$50,000+ 42 20 49.8 32.7-66.9 11 20.0 10.4-35.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 5 13.8 5.6-30.2 5 15.5 5.8-35.3

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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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