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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 210 156 64.4 55.9-72.1 54 35.6 27.9-44.1
RACE
White 158 121 68.9 59.6-76.9 37 31.1 23.1-40.4
Other 52 35 56.9 41.0-71.4 17 43.1 28.6-59.0
AGE
40-44 29 15 43.0 25.5-62.4 14 57.0 37.6-74.5
45+ 181 141 71.1 62.5-78.4 40 28.9 21.6-37.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 52 35 51.6 35.4-67.5 17 48.4 32.5-64.6
Some College + 158 121 69.8 60.6-77.7 37 30.2 22.3-39.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 80 59 61.7 46.4-75.0 21 38.3 25.0-53.6
$50,000+ 107 79 65.8 54.8-75.4 28 34.2 24.6-45.2

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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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