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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 123 90 65.7 55.3-74.8 33 34.3 25.2-44.7
RACE
White 105 79 67.8 56.4-77.4 26 32.2 22.6-43.6
Other 17 11 56.6 30.9-79.2 6 43.4 20.8-69.1
AGE
40-44 15 4 25.6 9.5-53.0 11 74.4 47.0-90.5
45+ 108 86 74.9 64.1-83.3 22 25.1 16.7-35.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 37 55.5 40.3-69.6 18 44.5 30.4-59.7
Some College + 68 53 72.8 58.9-83.3 15 27.2 16.7-41.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 61 47 68.2 53.0-80.2 14 31.8 19.8-47.0
$50,000+ 53 37 65.3 49.8-78.1 16 34.7 21.9-50.2

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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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