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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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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 4,592 2,375 48.7 46.8-50.6 572 13.5 12.2-14.8 257 5.5 4.7- 6.5 601 12.9 11.7-14.3 787 19.3 17.8-21.0
-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES 545 297 52.5 47.0-57.8 69 13.6 10.2-17.8 32 5.2 3.4- 7.8 54 10.0 6.9-14.2 93 18.8 15.0-23.3
AGE
40-44 81 37 50.7 38.5-62.9 11 14.7 7.6-26.3 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8 5 4.4 1.8-10.4 25 29.1 19.2-41.5
45-54 169 73 43.1 33.4-53.4 25 12.9 8.1-20.0 11 6.9 3.4-13.4 22 15.1 8.5-25.5 38 22.0 15.3-30.4
55-64 150 99 62.4 51.8-72.0 21 20.1 12.0-31.8 7 4.5 2.0- 9.9 9 4.4 2.2- 8.6 14 8.6 4.7-15.1
65-74 88 55 60.3 48.0-71.5 7 6.0 2.5-13.7 8 12.0 5.8-23.0 9 9.5 4.4-19.3 9 12.2 5.9-23.6
75+ 57 33 58.5 41.5-73.7 5 6.6 2.6-16.0 3 2.1 0.6- 6.5 9 18.0 7.8-36.5 7 14.8 6.1-31.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 103 45 39.1 28.7-50.6 12 11.0 5.9-19.6 9 7.5 3.5-15.4 15 11.0 6.1-19.0 22 31.4 20.4-45.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 225 125 52.7 44.2-61.1 22 8.9 5.3-14.6 16 5.6 3.2- 9.6 19 11.1 5.9-20.0 43 21.6 15.6-29.2
Some Post-H.S. 123 70 56.3 44.8-67.1 22 18.8 11.7-28.9 6 6.4 2.5-15.4 12 9.5 4.9-17.6 13 9.0 4.9-16.0
College Graduate 94 57 57.1 44.3-69.0 13 19.6 10.2-34.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 8 7.0 3.2-14.6 15 15.5 8.7-26.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 80 29 25.3 16.4-37.0 12 15.1 8.2-26.2 4 5.2 1.7-15.0 11 12.4 6.2-23.3 24 42.0 28.8-56.3
$15,000- 24,999 99 47 42.8 30.9-55.6 7 6.2 2.8-13.1 9 7.9 3.6-16.1 15 21.2 10.9-37.2 21 21.9 13.7-33.3
$25,000- 34,999 76 42 53.8 40.3-66.8 11 13.3 6.9-23.9 4 5.1 1.7-14.4 3 1.9 0.5- 6.9 16 25.9 15.4-40.3
$35,000- 49,999 97 61 58.7 45.6-70.6 8 7.6 3.1-17.6 6 4.4 1.9-10.1 10 12.8 5.5-27.1 12 16.6 8.8-29.0
$50,000-74,999 62 39 59.5 42.4-74.6 10 17.2 7.8-33.7 1 3.9 0.6-23.1 6 10.0 3.6-24.8 6 9.3 3.6-22.2
$75,000+ 79 52 66.5 53.5-77.4 11 15.1 7.9-27.1 4 5.4 1.7-15.9 5 4.8 1.9-11.6 7 8.1 3.4-18.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 233 120 52.0 43.6-60.3 32 10.2 6.9-14.7 16 5.3 3.1- 9.1 25 10.3 5.8-17.5 40 22.2 15.8-30.4
No 291 170 54.2 46.7-61.5 32 15.0 10.1-21.9 13 4.7 2.4- 9.0 29 10.4 6.4-16.5 47 15.6 11.3-21.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 200 119 59.4 50.7-67.6 26 12.7 8.1-19.4 14 7.6 4.1-13.9 18 8.4 4.6-14.9 23 11.8 7.3-18.4
Non-Veteran 345 178 48.7 41.9-55.6 43 14.0 9.7-19.8 18 3.9 2.3- 6.5 36 10.8 6.8-16.7 70 22.6 17.5-28.7

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a DRE 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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