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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No 3 4 5
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) 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 . . . . . .
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 93 7 5.7 2.6-11.8 86 94.3 88.2-97.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Buncombe 108 5 4.1 1.7- 9.5 103 95.9 90.5-98.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Cabarrus 111 7 4.6 1.8-11.3 104 95.4 88.7-98.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Catawba 142 4 2.4 0.7- 8.4 138 97.6 91.6-99.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Cumberland 123 11 7.0 3.7-12.9 112 93.0 87.1-96.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Davidson 134 7 4.1 1.9- 8.7 127 95.9 91.3-98.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Durham 105 4 2.7 1.0- 7.0 101 97.3 93.0-99.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Forsyth 129 9 6.1 3.1-11.9 120 93.9 88.1-96.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Gaston 133 6 3.5 1.5- 7.9 127 96.5 92.1-98.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 124 5 6.4 2.0-18.6 119 93.6 81.4-98.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Iredell 114 6 3.7 1.6- 8.3 108 96.3 91.7-98.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Johnston 136 4 2.0 0.8- 5.4 132 98.0 94.6-99.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Mecklenburg 222 16 5.4 3.1- 9.2 206 94.6 90.8-96.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
New Hanover 119 4 3.4 1.2- 9.6 115 96.6 90.4-98.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Onslow 124 8 3.6 1.7- 7.6 116 96.4 92.4-98.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Orange 124 4 2.3 0.8- 6.4 120 97.7 93.6-99.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Pitt 96 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4 95 98.7 91.6-99.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Randolph 106 9 7.4 3.7-14.3 97 92.6 85.7-96.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Robeson 106 10 5.0 2.6- 9.4 96 95.0 90.6-97.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Rowan 144 8 4.2 2.0- 8.6 136 95.8 91.4-98.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Union 112 9 8.5 3.9-17.3 103 91.5 82.7-96.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 179 7 3.1 1.4- 6.7 172 96.9 93.3-98.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Wayne 111 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5 107 98.4 95.5-99.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,504 81 4.2 3.3- 5.4 1,423 95.8 94.6-96.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Piedmont 2,269 126 4.4 3.5- 5.5 2,143 95.6 94.5-96.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Western NC 923 66 5.6 4.3- 7.4 857 94.4 92.6-95.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 609 46 5.7 4.2- 7.9 563 94.3 92.1-95.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Northwest 1,028 58 4.7 3.5- 6.3 970 95.3 93.7-96.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Charlotte 649 44 5.3 3.7- 7.4 605 94.7 92.6-96.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Greensboro 509 30 5.9 3.3-10.3 479 94.1 89.7-96.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Southern Regional 431 34 5.4 3.7- 7.8 397 94.6 92.2-96.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Coastal 245 9 3.3 1.7- 6.5 236 96.7 93.5-98.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 486 17 2.6 1.4- 4.6 469 97.4 95.4-98.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Area L 131 9 5.8 2.9-11.4 122 94.2 88.6-97.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Eastern 608 26 2.9 1.8- 4.6 582 97.1 95.4-98.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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