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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.
Have you ever had a PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,446 3,259 68.0 66.1-69.9 1,187 32.0 30.1-33.9
-Guilford County 117 75 58.3 47.2-68.7 42 41.7 31.3-52.8
RACE
White 94 64 64.6 52.6-75.0 30 35.4 25.0-47.4
Other 23 11 47.4 27.0-68.7 12 52.6 31.3-73.0
AGE
40-44 13 4 24.8 8.5-54.1 9 75.2 45.9-91.5
45+ 104 71 65.7 53.9-75.9 33 34.3 24.1-46.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 22 40.1 25.3-56.9 23 59.9 43.1-74.7
Some College + 72 53 68.3 54.3-79.6 19 31.7 20.4-45.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 57 35 54.7 38.5-69.9 22 45.3 30.1-61.5
$50,000+ 53 35 58.3 43.0-72.1 18 41.7 27.9-57.0

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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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