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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 538 284 48.1 42.7-53.6 64 12.8 9.6-16.9 19 3.6 2.1- 6.1 30 4.3 2.6- 6.8 141 31.2 26.2-36.7
Males 538 284 48.1 42.7-53.6 64 12.8 9.6-16.9 19 3.6 2.1- 6.1 30 4.3 2.6- 6.8 141 31.2 26.2-36.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 534 282 48.2 42.7-53.7 63 12.7 9.5-16.9 19 3.6 2.1- 6.2 30 4.3 2.6- 6.9 140 31.1 26.1-36.6
AGE
40-44 81 26 32.0 21.9-44.2 11 15.4 8.0-27.4 2 2.4 0.6- 9.7 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 41 49.6 37.4-61.9
45-54 168 68 40.4 30.7-50.9 24 12.8 7.7-20.4 4 4.2 1.5-11.2 8 2.1 0.9- 4.9 64 40.5 31.1-50.6
55-64 147 92 60.7 49.8-70.5 19 13.6 8.1-21.9 6 3.1 1.3- 7.5 9 4.2 1.9- 8.8 21 18.5 10.8-29.7
65-74 85 61 68.1 55.4-78.6 4 7.5 2.6-20.1 6 7.4 3.0-17.2 6 7.1 2.8-16.9 8 9.8 4.8-19.1
75+ 57 37 60.9 43.5-76.0 6 10.7 4.2-24.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 6 18.2 7.1-39.3 7 9.4 4.2-19.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 103 45 36.3 26.2-47.8 11 11.0 5.6-20.6 6 5.2 1.9-13.7 9 8.5 4.0-17.2 32 38.9 27.2-52.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 222 107 45.8 37.4-54.4 30 12.2 7.8-18.4 7 3.7 1.6- 8.4 17 5.9 3.0-11.4 61 32.4 24.9-41.0
Some Post-H.S. 121 73 52.2 40.5-63.7 15 17.3 9.8-28.6 4 4.0 1.3-11.9 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 28 26.4 17.3-38.0
College Graduate 92 59 57.2 44.2-69.3 8 9.8 4.4-20.3 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6 3 2.5 0.8- 7.8 20 28.9 18.1-42.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 29 23.0 14.7-34.0 12 14.7 7.7-26.2 3 1.8 0.5- 6.3 11 13.2 6.2-25.7 28 47.3 33.4-61.7
$15,000- 24,999 97 49 50.6 37.8-63.3 8 7.2 3.4-14.6 4 4.3 1.4-12.7 9 8.8 3.3-21.7 27 29.1 19.3-41.2
$25,000- 34,999 74 42 48.6 35.3-62.1 10 15.7 8.0-28.5 4 8.0 2.7-21.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 17 27.5 16.3-42.5
$35,000- 49,999 95 53 46.8 34.8-59.2 12 14.7 7.4-27.0 3 3.2 0.9-11.0 4 2.9 1.0- 8.0 23 32.5 21.1-46.5
$50,000-74,999 61 34 53.7 36.9-69.8 10 11.2 5.1-23.0 1 3.9 0.6-23.1 2 1.3 0.2- 6.0 14 29.8 16.9-47.0
$75,000+ 75 49 60.5 46.5-73.0 6 10.5 4.4-23.2 3 3.2 1.0- 9.5 0 0.0 . - . 17 25.8 15.2-40.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 234 119 47.5 39.1-56.1 30 12.9 8.3-19.5 11 4.4 2.1- 8.8 18 5.7 3.1-10.3 56 29.5 22.0-38.2
No 281 156 49.5 42.0-57.0 30 12.2 8.0-18.1 8 3.3 1.5- 7.2 12 3.5 1.6- 7.4 75 31.6 24.9-39.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 195 115 52.0 42.9-61.0 27 16.5 10.8-24.3 9 6.5 3.1-13.1 10 4.3 1.6-10.7 34 20.8 13.7-30.1
Non-Veteran 343 169 46.0 39.2-53.0 37 10.8 7.3-15.8 10 2.1 1.0- 4.3 20 4.3 2.5- 7.2 107 36.8 30.4-43.8

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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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