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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,696 273 4.5 3.9- 5.3 4,423 95.5 94.7-96.1
RACE
White 3,870 219 4.2 3.6- 4.9 3,651 95.8 95.1-96.4
African American 562 43 6.5 4.3- 9.7 519 93.5 90.3-95.7
Asian 19 0 0.0 . - . 19 100 . - .
Native American 96 8 4.4 2.0- 9.3 88 95.6 90.7-98.0
Other Minorities 131 3 2.2 0.6- 8.0 128 97.8 92.0-99.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 99 5 4.0 1.4-10.9 94 96.0 89.1-98.6
-English Speaking 39 3 4.7 1.3-15.3 36 95.3 84.7-98.7
-Spanish Speaking 60 2 3.8 0.9-14.3 58 96.2 85.7-99.1
Non-Hispanic 4,584 265 4.5 3.9- 5.3 4,319 95.5 94.7-96.1
AGE
40-44 511 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 510 99.7 97.6- 100
45-54 1,182 11 0.8 0.4- 1.6 1,171 99.2 98.4-99.6
55-64 1,353 57 4.4 3.1- 6.4 1,296 95.6 93.6-96.9
65-74 981 102 11.4 9.2-14.2 879 88.6 85.8-90.8
75+ 669 102 14.5 11.5-18.1 567 85.5 81.9-88.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 687 62 7.2 5.3- 9.6 625 92.8 90.4-94.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,399 67 3.6 2.6- 4.9 1,332 96.4 95.1-97.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,068 51 3.4 2.4- 4.7 1,017 96.6 95.3-97.6
College Graduate 1,534 93 5.1 3.9- 6.7 1,441 94.9 93.3-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 428 23 3.8 2.2- 6.5 405 96.2 93.5-97.8
$15,000- 24,999 709 51 6.2 4.3- 8.8 658 93.8 91.2-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 516 39 5.9 4.0- 8.8 477 94.1 91.2-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 715 38 3.9 2.7- 5.6 677 96.1 94.4-97.3
$50,000-74,999 735 34 3.5 2.3- 5.2 701 96.5 94.8-97.7
$75,000+ 1,182 55 3.3 2.5- 4.5 1,127 96.7 95.5-97.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,895 145 6.3 5.2- 7.7 1,750 93.7 92.3-94.8
No 2,696 122 3.5 2.7- 4.4 2,574 96.5 95.6-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,961 158 6.9 5.7- 8.3 1,803 93.1 91.7-94.3
Non-Veteran 2,729 115 3.2 2.5- 4.1 2,614 96.8 95.9-97.5

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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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