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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.^
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 4,393 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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 83 54 58.6 45.9-70.3 7 9.3 4.0-20.2 3 4.4 1.3-14.2 6 7.8 3.4-16.7 13 19.9 10.8-33.7
Buncombe 105 62 58.4 47.6-68.4 10 9.1 4.7-16.9 6 4.9 2.1-10.8 3 2.4 0.7- 7.7 24 25.2 16.8-36.0
Cabarrus 103 51 48.4 37.5-59.5 11 10.1 5.3-18.6 2 1.5 0.4- 6.2 8 7.7 3.5-16.1 31 32.2 22.7-43.4
Catawba 134 72 46.9 37.5-56.6 19 13.2 7.9-21.2 6 5.5 2.1-13.9 5 5.5 2.1-13.5 32 28.8 20.4-39.0
Cumberland 115 67 53.1 42.7-63.2 9 8.9 4.2-17.9 3 2.4 0.7- 8.0 4 3.5 1.0-11.0 32 32.1 23.2-42.6
Davidson 124 63 45.7 36.1-55.6 16 12.6 7.3-20.8 3 1.8 0.5- 6.4 6 4.0 1.7- 8.9 36 35.9 26.7-46.3
Durham 99 63 58.3 46.3-69.3 10 8.4 4.1-16.5 5 5.4 2.2-12.7 3 5.6 1.6-17.4 18 22.4 13.6-34.5
Forsyth 125 60 45.6 35.6-56.0 9 10.1 4.5-21.0 9 7.0 3.3-14.0 7 5.4 2.3-12.5 40 31.9 23.4-41.7
Gaston 124 59 40.0 30.7-50.1 13 10.5 5.8-18.3 4 1.8 0.7- 4.9 7 5.7 2.5-12.4 41 41.9 32.1-52.4
Guilford 116 52 39.7 29.7-50.6 16 14.0 8.1-23.0 2 1.8 0.4- 7.3 4 2.6 0.8- 7.6 42 41.9 31.5-53.1
Iredell 107 60 49.8 38.8-60.8 3 3.2 0.9-10.6 6 6.5 2.8-14.3 7 4.9 2.1-11.1 31 35.6 25.5-47.3
Johnston 121 67 47.3 37.5-57.2 14 11.4 6.4-19.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 6 6.0 2.4-14.2 33 35.0 25.8-45.5
Mecklenburg 208 116 46.2 38.5-54.1 26 11.6 7.6-17.4 8 4.2 2.0- 8.7 4 2.1 0.7- 6.2 54 35.9 28.2-44.5
New Hanover 109 68 56.8 45.7-67.1 9 7.4 3.4-15.3 3 2.5 0.7- 8.9 4 3.0 1.0- 8.6 25 30.3 20.8-41.9
Onslow 121 73 55.1 44.8-65.0 11 12.4 6.6-21.8 4 3.2 1.1- 8.7 6 3.8 1.5- 9.2 27 25.6 17.4-35.9
Orange 116 54 37.3 28.4-47.2 13 12.5 6.9-21.5 5 3.9 1.6- 9.4 6 5.1 2.2-11.4 38 41.1 31.2-51.9
Pitt 86 48 54.4 41.1-67.1 6 3.9 1.7- 8.9 10 12.1 6.2-22.5 5 3.2 1.3- 7.9 17 26.4 15.6-41.0
Randolph 101 49 46.6 35.8-57.8 12 9.2 4.9-16.7 0 0.0 . - . 9 9.1 4.4-17.8 31 35.0 24.9-46.8
Robeson 97 46 37.7 27.6-48.9 11 10.5 5.6-18.9 3 4.8 1.5-14.6 3 3.5 1.0-11.2 34 43.5 31.9-55.9
Rowan 136 78 45.9 36.1-56.1 14 10.1 5.7-17.2 4 2.4 0.8- 6.5 3 2.1 0.6- 7.0 37 39.5 29.1-51.0
Union 105 56 48.4 37.4-59.5 7 8.5 3.7-18.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.7 8 5.9 2.5-13.0 32 36.4 26.2-48.1
Wake 167 104 61.0 52.4-69.0 13 8.1 4.5-14.2 6 2.3 1.0- 5.3 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7 41 27.4 20.3-35.9
Wayne 104 59 48.0 36.1-60.1 7 7.0 3.2-14.7 3 1.7 0.5- 5.2 6 6.8 2.7-16.2 29 36.6 24.5-50.7
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,398 797 51.1 47.8-54.4 129 9.4 7.7-11.5 48 3.5 2.4- 5.0 66 3.9 2.9- 5.2 358 32.1 28.9-35.4
Piedmont 2,117 1,140 49.6 46.8-52.4 224 10.6 9.0-12.4 70 3.0 2.2- 3.9 96 4.2 3.2- 5.4 587 32.6 30.0-35.4
Western NC 878 465 50.1 46.0-54.1 85 9.4 7.4-11.9 37 4.3 2.9- 6.1 49 4.9 3.4- 6.9 242 31.3 27.5-35.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 587 307 49.7 44.6-54.7 62 9.6 7.3-12.7 30 5.6 3.8- 8.4 35 5.2 3.4- 7.8 153 29.9 25.2-35.1
Northwest 964 521 49.9 45.8-53.9 92 10.3 8.0-13.3 35 3.6 2.4- 5.4 42 4.0 2.7- 5.8 274 32.2 28.5-36.1
Charlotte 603 315 46.2 41.1-51.3 65 10.6 8.0-14.0 17 2.9 1.6- 5.2 29 3.7 2.3- 5.7 177 36.7 31.7-42.1
Greensboro 472 239 43.7 38.0-49.6 57 13.9 10.1-18.7 10 1.8 0.9- 3.8 27 4.7 3.0- 7.2 139 35.9 30.3-42.0
Southern Regional 391 212 50.4 44.2-56.7 38 10.3 7.1-14.7 14 3.2 1.8- 5.8 15 4.1 1.9- 8.3 112 31.9 26.4-38.1
Coastal 231 142 55.1 47.4-62.5 21 9.3 5.6-15.0 5 2.2 0.8- 5.8 12 5.1 2.7- 9.6 51 28.3 21.6-36.2
Wake 450 266 56.1 50.1-61.8 42 8.3 5.6-12.0 14 2.4 1.3- 4.3 17 4.6 2.6- 8.1 111 28.7 23.5-34.5
Area L 123 75 55.4 45.1-65.3 10 8.4 4.2-15.9 4 4.2 1.4-12.0 3 2.0 0.6- 5.9 31 30.1 21.3-40.6
Eastern 572 325 50.5 45.1-55.9 51 9.1 6.5-12.5 26 4.6 2.7- 7.5 31 4.0 2.6- 6.1 139 31.9 26.7-37.7

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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.

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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