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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had prostate cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,696 273 4.5 3.9- 5.3 4,423 95.5 94.7-96.1
-Mecklenburg County 222 16 5.4 3.1- 9.2 206 94.6 90.8-96.9
RACE
White 169 11 4.5 2.4- 8.2 158 95.5 91.8-97.6
Other 53 5 7.0 2.7-17.1 48 93.0 82.9-97.3
AGE
40-44 30 1 3.3 0.5-20.4 29 96.7 79.6-99.5
45+ 192 15 6.0 3.4-10.3 177 94.0 89.7-96.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 5 7.0 2.5-17.9 51 93.0 82.1-97.5
Some College + 166 11 4.7 2.5- 8.7 155 95.3 91.3-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 10 9.2 4.5-18.1 76 90.8 81.9-95.5
$50,000+ 113 4 2.8 1.0- 7.6 109 97.2 92.4-99.0

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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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