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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 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
-Guilford County 116 52 39.7 29.7-50.6 16 14.0 8.1-23.0 2 1.8 0.4- 7.3 4 2.6 0.8- 7.6 42 41.9 31.5-53.1
RACE
White 93 43 40.7 30.3-52.0 14 16.7 9.6-27.4 2 2.9 0.7-11.2 4 4.1 1.4-11.7 30 35.7 25.2-47.8
Other 23 9 37.9 19.4-60.8 2 9.5 2.3-31.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 12 52.6 31.3-73.0
AGE
40-44 13 2 12.4 2.7-42.2 2 12.4 2.7-42.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 75.2 45.9-91.5
45+ 103 50 45.7 34.5-57.4 14 14.4 8.0-24.4 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 4 3.1 1.0- 9.2 33 34.5 24.3-46.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 13 22.2 12.0-37.5 8 14.7 6.9-28.7 1 3.2 0.4-19.5 0 0.0 . - . 23 59.9 43.1-74.7
Some College + 71 39 49.3 35.9-62.9 8 13.6 6.4-26.5 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2 4 4.0 1.3-11.6 19 32.0 20.6-46.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 57 25 38.9 25.2-54.6 8 12.5 5.5-25.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.3 0.7-14.5 22 45.3 30.1-61.5
$50,000+ 52 22 34.3 22.3-48.6 8 17.4 8.5-32.5 2 3.8 0.9-14.6 2 2.3 0.5- 9.7 18 42.2 28.2-57.6

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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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