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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 PSA test?*

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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 4,393 2,402 50.1 48.1-52.0 438 10.1 9.0-11.3 155 3.3 2.7- 4.0 211 4.2 3.5- 5.0 1,187 32.3 30.4-34.2
-Mecklenburg County 208 116 46.2 38.5-54.1 26 11.6 7.6-17.4 8 4.2 2.0- 8.7 4 2.1 0.7- 6.2 54 35.9 28.2-44.5
RACE
White 156 91 51.7 42.8-60.4 19 10.6 6.5-16.8 7 5.0 2.3-10.6 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 37 31.5 23.4-40.9
Other 52 25 37.3 24.7-51.9 7 13.3 6.1-26.4 1 2.8 0.4-17.1 2 3.5 0.7-15.3 17 43.1 28.6-59.0
AGE
40-44 29 10 29.6 15.7-48.8 4 10.7 3.9-26.2 1 2.6 0.4-16.8 0 0.0 . - . 14 57.0 37.6-74.5
45+ 179 106 51.5 43.1-59.7 22 11.9 7.4-18.6 7 4.6 2.0-10.2 4 2.8 0.9- 8.1 40 29.2 21.9-37.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 52 26 32.9 20.9-47.6 5 11.3 4.7-24.9 2 3.0 0.7-11.9 2 4.4 0.9-18.8 17 48.4 32.5-64.6
Some College + 156 90 52.0 43.0-60.8 21 11.7 7.2-18.6 6 4.7 1.9-10.9 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 37 30.5 22.6-39.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 41 39.3 27.7-52.3 12 15.9 8.2-28.6 3 2.3 0.7- 7.2 2 3.8 0.8-15.8 21 38.6 25.2-54.0
$50,000+ 106 59 48.3 38.0-58.8 13 10.3 5.8-17.6 5 6.1 2.5-14.3 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 28 34.5 24.9-45.6

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*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test 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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