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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 133 6 3.5 1.5- 7.9 127 96.5 92.1-98.5
RACE
White 121 5 3.4 1.3- 8.4 116 96.6 91.6-98.7
Other 12 1 4.0 0.5-24.8 11 96.0 75.2-99.5
AGE
40-44 14 0 0.0 . - . 14 100 . - .
45+ 119 6 4.3 1.9- 9.6 113 95.7 90.4-98.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 6 7.1 3.1-15.7 61 92.9 84.3-96.9
Some College + 66 0 0.0 . - . 66 100 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 81 5 4.9 1.9-11.8 76 95.1 88.2-98.1
$50,000+ 43 0 0.0 . - . 43 100 . - .

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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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