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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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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 4,592 2,375 48.7 46.8-50.6 572 13.5 12.2-14.8 257 5.5 4.7- 6.5 601 12.9 11.7-14.3 787 19.3 17.8-21.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,149 2,275 52.2 50.2-54.2 532 14.2 12.8-15.7 236 5.6 4.8- 6.6 517 12.4 11.1-13.8 589 15.6 14.2-17.1
No 438 99 21.1 16.7-26.3 40 8.0 5.5-11.5 19 4.6 2.5- 8.2 84 17.2 13.3-22.0 196 49.0 42.9-55.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 33 12 42.4 21.5-66.3 10 28.6 13.8-50.1 1 4.8 0.7-27.3 3 4.2 1.1-15.1 7 20.0 7.9-42.3
Recommended Range 1,137 551 44.3 40.6-48.0 128 10.9 8.9-13.4 73 6.1 4.6- 8.0 155 14.4 11.8-17.5 230 24.3 21.1-27.9
Overweight 2,074 1,124 51.3 48.4-54.1 261 13.9 12.1-16.0 105 5.2 4.0- 6.6 266 12.5 10.8-14.4 318 17.1 15.0-19.5
Obese 1,303 678 49.4 45.8-52.9 168 14.5 11.9-17.4 74 5.6 4.2- 7.5 168 12.6 10.4-15.3 215 17.9 15.3-20.8
Current Smoker
No 3,717 2,038 51.6 49.5-53.8 473 13.8 12.3-15.4 202 5.3 4.5- 6.3 453 12.4 11.1-13.9 551 16.8 15.2-18.6
Yes 856 331 37.4 33.3-41.7 93 11.8 9.2-14.9 54 6.4 4.6- 8.9 146 14.9 12.2-18.1 232 29.5 25.7-33.6
History of CVD**
Yes 885 515 55.2 50.9-59.3 99 12.5 9.6-16.1 43 4.5 3.1- 6.5 114 13.3 10.7-16.3 114 14.6 11.8-17.9
No 3,658 1,833 47.5 45.4-49.6 468 13.7 12.3-15.2 210 5.7 4.8- 6.7 483 12.9 11.6-14.4 664 20.2 18.5-22.1
Binge Drinker
No 4,044 2,155 50.2 48.1-52.2 498 13.3 12.0-14.8 220 5.2 4.4- 6.2 518 13.0 11.6-14.4 653 18.3 16.7-20.0
Yes 493 202 41.5 35.9-47.2 65 14.1 10.7-18.5 33 7.3 4.8-11.0 76 12.9 9.9-16.8 117 24.2 19.7-29.2
Heavy Drinker
No 4,303 2,263 49.5 47.5-51.5 535 13.5 12.2-14.9 240 5.6 4.7- 6.5 552 12.8 11.5-14.2 713 18.6 17.1-20.3
Yes 189 77 43.2 34.6-52.2 25 12.7 8.1-19.4 10 4.2 2.1- 8.3 35 15.9 10.8-22.7 42 24.0 17.4-32.2
Current Asthma
Yes 264 144 51.7 44.0-59.3 29 11.8 7.7-17.7 10 3.2 1.6- 6.4 37 14.5 10.2-20.2 44 18.8 13.0-26.3
No 4,310 2,221 48.5 46.5-50.5 542 13.6 12.3-15.0 245 5.7 4.8- 6.6 563 12.8 11.6-14.2 739 19.4 17.8-21.1
Diabetes
Yes 725 424 56.2 51.3-60.9 93 12.7 9.7-16.4 42 5.7 3.8- 8.4 62 7.9 5.4-11.3 104 17.6 14.0-21.8
No 3,866 1,950 47.4 45.4-49.5 479 13.6 12.2-15.1 215 5.5 4.7- 6.5 539 13.8 12.4-15.3 683 19.7 18.0-21.4
Disability
Yes 1,840 976 50.6 47.5-53.7 211 12.2 10.3-14.4 103 5.8 4.5- 7.3 259 14.0 12.0-16.3 291 17.4 15.2-20.0
No 2,650 1,360 48.2 45.7-50.6 349 14.2 12.5-16.0 145 5.3 4.3- 6.5 328 12.2 10.7-14.0 468 20.2 18.2-22.4

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*This question was asked of respondents who reported having a DRE and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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