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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 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
-Gaston County 124 59 40.0 30.7-50.1 13 10.5 5.8-18.3 4 1.8 0.7- 4.9 7 5.7 2.5-12.4 41 41.9 32.1-52.4
RACE
White 112 54 40.0 30.5-50.3 12 11.1 6.0-19.7 3 1.5 0.5- 4.8 6 5.6 2.3-13.2 37 41.8 31.6-52.8
Other 12 5 40.3 15.3-71.7 1 7.3 1.0-38.4 1 3.6 0.5-23.0 1 6.2 0.8-34.3 4 42.7 16.9-73.1
AGE
40-44 12 2 12.6 2.6-43.5 1 6.3 0.8-34.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.5 1.3-45.0 8 71.7 41.5-90.1
45+ 112 57 45.9 35.7-56.5 12 11.4 6.2-20.2 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0 6 4.9 2.1-11.0 33 35.6 26.0-46.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 31 42.7 30.0-56.4 4 9.2 3.3-23.0 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 24 45.1 31.8-59.0
Some College + 62 28 37.5 24.8-52.2 9 11.7 5.7-22.5 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 6 10.0 4.1-22.4 17 39.0 25.3-54.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 76 36 38.9 27.8-51.3 6 9.8 4.1-21.5 3 2.7 0.8- 8.1 3 3.0 0.9- 9.8 28 45.6 33.3-58.5
$50,000+ 41 19 41.4 25.5-59.4 7 13.1 5.8-27.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 3 9.0 2.8-25.7 11 35.6 20.2-54.6

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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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