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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 109 78 64.8 53.2-74.8 31 35.2 25.2-46.8
RACE
White 95 70 66.2 53.9-76.7 25 33.8 23.3-46.1
Other 13 7 56.9 26.8-82.6 6 43.1 17.4-73.2
AGE
40-44 16 5 36.5 14.4-66.3 11 63.5 33.7-85.6
45+ 93 73 73.1 60.1-83.1 20 26.9 16.9-39.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 40 67.0 49.6-80.7 13 33.0 19.3-50.4
Some College + 54 36 61.9 45.8-75.8 18 38.1 24.2-54.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 47 36 68.3 49.9-82.4 11 31.7 17.6-50.1
$50,000+ 50 32 57.7 41.2-72.6 18 42.3 27.4-58.8

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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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