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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.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,696 273 4.5 3.9- 5.3 4,423 95.5 94.7-96.1
-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES 562 43 6.5 4.3- 9.7 519 93.5 90.3-95.7
AGE
40-44 81 1 1.7 0.2-10.9 80 98.3 89.1-99.8
45-54 175 3 1.2 0.4- 4.1 172 98.8 95.9-99.6
55-64 153 9 8.3 3.1-20.2 144 91.7 79.8-96.9
65-74 90 19 21.3 12.8-33.3 71 78.7 66.7-87.2
75+ 63 11 15.8 7.4-30.4 52 84.2 69.6-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 111 17 11.0 6.4-18.2 94 89.0 81.8-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 229 15 5.5 2.9-10.2 214 94.5 89.8-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 125 5 2.8 1.1- 7.4 120 97.2 92.6-98.9
College Graduate 96 6 10.0 3.6-24.9 90 90.0 75.1-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 87 9 5.6 2.5-11.8 78 94.4 88.2-97.5
$15,000- 24,999 101 9 8.8 4.0-18.6 92 91.2 81.4-96.0
$25,000- 34,999 77 9 9.7 4.3-20.5 68 90.3 79.5-95.7
$35,000- 49,999 98 5 3.2 1.3- 7.7 93 96.8 92.3-98.7
$50,000-74,999 62 2 3.4 0.6-16.6 60 96.6 83.4-99.4
$75,000+ 80 3 3.7 1.1-11.2 77 96.3 88.8-98.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 248 26 8.9 5.5-13.9 222 91.1 86.1-94.5
No 293 16 5.0 2.4-10.3 277 95.0 89.7-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 206 14 7.5 4.1-13.3 192 92.5 86.7-95.9
Non-Veteran 356 29 6.0 3.5-10.3 327 94.0 89.7-96.5

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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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