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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 219 114 47.3 39.7-55.0 34 15.8 10.6-22.9 9 4.7 2.2- 9.6 28 11.2 7.2-17.0 34 21.0 15.0-28.6
RACE
White 166 89 50.6 42.0-59.1 29 18.0 12.4-25.3 5 2.6 1.0- 6.7 23 14.0 8.8-21.7 20 14.8 9.5-22.4
Other 53 25 41.5 28.0-56.4 5 12.0 4.0-31.2 4 8.3 3.0-21.1 5 6.3 2.1-17.1 14 31.9 19.4-47.7
AGE
40-44 30 12 35.2 19.7-54.6 6 22.5 8.8-46.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 13.1 5.0-30.2 7 29.2 14.2-50.7
45+ 189 102 50.9 42.8-58.9 28 13.8 9.3-20.0 9 6.1 2.9-12.3 23 10.6 6.5-16.9 27 18.5 12.7-26.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 24 37.4 24.2-52.8 6 14.4 4.9-35.5 2 3.8 0.9-14.1 6 9.6 3.5-23.6 16 34.7 21.1-51.5
Some College + 165 90 51.5 42.8-60.1 28 16.4 11.1-23.5 7 5.1 2.1-11.6 22 11.9 7.3-18.7 18 15.2 9.6-23.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 84 36 38.6 27.0-51.6 15 18.0 8.8-33.4 2 2.8 0.7-10.8 13 8.8 4.6-16.2 18 31.7 20.2-46.1
$50,000+ 113 66 52.7 42.4-62.7 17 15.2 9.4-23.8 6 6.4 2.6-14.8 12 13.4 7.4-23.1 12 12.3 6.9-20.9

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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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