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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 122 55 39.6 30.0-50.1 20 19.8 11.9-31.0 10 10.2 5.2-19.3 16 10.0 5.7-16.9 21 20.3 12.7-30.9
RACE
White 100 49 46.5 35.7-57.6 15 15.8 9.3-25.6 8 12.5 5.8-24.7 15 13.2 7.5-22.1 13 12.1 6.7-20.9
Other 22 6 26.5 11.8-49.2 5 27.4 11.1-53.4 2 5.9 1.3-22.6 1 4.0 0.5-23.6 8 36.2 18.2-59.2
AGE
40-44 12 1 3.8 0.5-23.8 3 24.7 7.4-57.3 3 26.8 8.5-58.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 44.7 18.9-73.7
45+ 110 54 46.5 35.6-57.8 17 18.8 10.6-31.2 7 7.0 3.0-15.8 16 11.9 6.8-20.0 16 15.7 9.0-26.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 19 39.6 24.8-56.5 8 14.6 6.9-28.4 4 6.1 1.7-19.7 9 10.2 4.9-20.1 11 29.4 15.6-48.6
Some College + 71 36 39.7 27.7-53.1 12 23.0 12.2-39.1 6 12.8 5.7-26.1 7 9.9 4.4-20.5 10 14.7 7.6-26.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 23 38.9 25.1-54.7 9 13.2 6.1-26.3 3 4.8 1.2-17.2 11 10.9 5.6-20.0 14 32.3 18.8-49.5
$50,000+ 54 28 42.1 28.9-56.5 10 21.1 11.2-36.3 6 16.4 7.5-32.2 5 10.6 4.3-23.9 5 9.8 3.8-22.9

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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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