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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,646 3,859 80.8 79.2-82.3 787 19.2 17.7-20.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 552 459 81.5 77.0-85.2 93 18.5 14.8-23.0
Males 552 459 81.5 77.0-85.2 93 18.5 14.8-23.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 548 455 81.3 76.8-85.1 93 18.7 14.9-23.2
AGE
40-44 82 57 71.1 58.7-80.9 25 28.9 19.1-41.3
45-54 171 133 78.2 69.8-84.8 38 21.8 15.2-30.2
55-64 152 138 91.8 85.5-95.5 14 8.2 4.5-14.5
65-74 88 79 87.8 76.4-94.1 9 12.2 5.9-23.6
75+ 59 52 85.6 69.0-94.1 7 14.4 5.9-31.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 105 83 68.9 55.3-79.9 22 31.1 20.1-44.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 227 184 78.6 71.0-84.5 43 21.4 15.5-29.0
Some Post-H.S. 124 111 91.1 84.1-95.2 13 8.9 4.8-15.9
College Graduate 95 80 85.2 74.9-91.7 15 14.8 8.3-25.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 59 61.5 46.7-74.4 24 38.5 25.6-53.3
$15,000- 24,999 101 80 78.5 67.4-86.6 21 21.5 13.4-32.6
$25,000- 34,999 76 60 74.1 59.7-84.6 16 25.9 15.4-40.3
$35,000- 49,999 97 85 83.4 71.0-91.2 12 16.6 8.8-29.0
$50,000-74,999 62 56 90.7 77.8-96.4 6 9.3 3.6-22.2
$75,000+ 79 72 91.9 82.0-96.6 7 8.1 3.4-18.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 239 199 78.5 70.5-84.8 40 21.5 15.2-29.5
No 292 245 84.4 78.9-88.7 47 15.6 11.3-21.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 202 179 88.6 82.1-92.9 23 11.4 7.1-17.9
Non-Veteran 350 280 77.6 71.5-82.7 70 22.4 17.3-28.5

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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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