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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

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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%)
TOTAL 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
RACE
White 3,603 2,019 52.4 50.3-54.5 352 9.8 8.7-11.1 132 3.5 2.9- 4.3 171 4.1 3.4- 5.0 929 30.2 28.2-32.2
African American 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
Asian 17 4 15.6 4.6-41.4 3 6.4 1.8-20.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 10 78.1 53.2-91.8
Native American 90 47 55.4 41.0-69.0 10 5.8 2.9-11.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 5 9.2 3.3-23.5 27 28.9 17.8-43.2
Other Minorities 129 42 26.7 18.5-36.9 9 7.3 3.6-14.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 4 3.5 0.9-12.8 72 62.0 51.0-72.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 94 26 23.6 14.9-35.2 8 8.2 3.7-17.1 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 4 4.9 1.2-17.1 55 63.1 50.3-74.2
-English Speaking 35 13 34.3 18.4-54.5 4 8.4 2.9-21.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 2 3.3 0.8-13.2 15 53.1 33.9-71.4
-Spanish Speaking 59 13 19.9 10.6-34.3 4 8.2 3.0-20.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.4 1.1-23.2 40 66.5 50.6-79.4
Non-Hispanic 4,287 2,369 51.1 49.1-53.0 429 10.2 9.1-11.4 154 3.4 2.8- 4.1 207 4.2 3.5- 5.0 1,128 31.1 29.3-33.1
AGE
40-44 474 104 24.5 20.0-29.6 39 7.9 5.4-11.3 18 3.1 1.9- 5.1 12 1.7 0.9- 3.1 301 62.8 57.4-67.9
45-54 1,100 406 39.5 35.8-43.4 124 11.6 9.4-14.2 43 3.6 2.5- 5.1 49 3.7 2.5- 5.4 478 41.6 38.0-45.4
55-64 1,277 775 60.8 57.3-64.2 136 10.4 8.5-12.7 46 3.5 2.5- 5.0 75 5.5 4.2- 7.2 245 19.8 17.0-22.9
65-74 931 691 73.8 70.2-77.1 82 9.2 7.1-11.8 28 2.7 1.7- 4.3 31 3.5 2.2- 5.3 99 10.8 8.6-13.5
75+ 611 426 68.9 63.9-73.5 57 10.0 7.4-13.4 20 3.0 1.8- 5.1 44 8.3 5.4-12.6 64 9.7 7.3-12.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 616 266 34.4 30.0-39.2 57 9.1 6.6-12.3 23 3.4 2.0- 5.6 34 6.9 4.5-10.5 236 46.2 40.9-51.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,315 679 46.8 43.2-50.5 140 10.4 8.4-12.7 46 3.6 2.5- 5.2 61 4.2 3.0- 5.9 389 34.9 31.4-38.6
Some Post-H.S. 999 570 53.7 49.6-57.8 100 11.4 8.9-14.6 33 2.7 1.7- 4.2 46 3.0 2.0- 4.3 250 29.2 25.6-33.2
College Graduate 1,456 883 56.5 53.2-59.8 140 9.4 7.7-11.4 53 3.4 2.5- 4.6 70 4.0 3.0- 5.4 310 26.7 23.7-29.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 392 144 27.9 22.7-33.8 41 10.8 7.5-15.3 10 1.6 0.8- 3.1 38 9.6 6.3-14.3 159 50.1 43.2-57.1
$15,000- 24,999 666 330 44.0 39.0-49.2 65 10.7 8.0-14.1 28 3.8 2.4- 6.0 38 6.0 3.6- 9.6 205 35.5 30.6-40.8
$25,000- 34,999 474 254 49.6 43.6-55.6 51 9.8 7.0-13.6 18 4.5 2.5- 7.9 22 2.9 1.8- 4.9 129 33.1 27.3-39.5
$35,000- 49,999 682 400 53.5 48.6-58.4 69 11.3 8.3-15.1 23 2.8 1.7- 4.6 31 3.6 2.4- 5.5 159 28.7 24.2-33.8
$50,000-74,999 700 412 53.8 49.0-58.6 76 10.1 7.6-13.3 26 4.4 2.7- 6.8 28 3.6 2.2- 5.8 158 28.1 23.9-32.7
$75,000+ 1,116 665 55.9 52.2-59.5 100 8.8 7.0-11.1 37 3.1 2.1- 4.5 43 3.5 2.4- 5.1 271 28.7 25.4-32.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,739 997 54.1 50.9-57.3 167 10.1 8.4-12.2 64 3.5 2.6- 4.7 93 4.9 3.7- 6.4 418 27.4 24.5-30.5
No 2,555 1,367 48.4 45.9-50.9 261 10.0 8.6-11.6 88 3.2 2.5- 4.1 115 3.9 3.0- 4.9 724 34.6 32.1-37.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,833 1,235 64.2 61.1-67.1 166 9.8 8.1-11.8 68 4.0 2.9- 5.4 92 4.7 3.5- 6.3 272 17.3 15.0-19.9
Non-Veteran 2,555 1,166 42.2 39.7-44.7 272 10.3 8.9-11.9 87 2.9 2.3- 3.7 119 3.9 3.1- 4.9 911 40.7 38.1-43.2

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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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