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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had prostate cancer?*

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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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,244 267 4.9 4.2- 5.8 3,977 95.1 94.2-95.8
No 446 6 1.2 0.4- 3.4 440 98.8 96.6-99.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 36 3 2.3 0.7- 7.4 33 97.7 92.6-99.3
Recommended Range 1,164 81 5.4 4.1- 6.9 1,083 94.6 93.1-95.9
Overweight 2,118 113 4.1 3.3- 5.1 2,005 95.9 94.9-96.7
Obese 1,329 71 4.5 3.2- 6.3 1,258 95.5 93.7-96.8
Current Smoker
No 3,794 239 5.0 4.3- 5.9 3,555 95.0 94.1-95.7
Yes 881 34 2.6 1.7- 3.9 847 97.4 96.1-98.3
History of CVD**
Yes 907 92 9.1 6.8-12.1 815 90.9 87.9-93.2
No 3,736 177 3.6 3.0- 4.3 3,559 96.4 95.7-97.0
Binge Drinker
No 4,138 252 4.9 4.2- 5.7 3,886 95.1 94.3-95.8
Yes 500 17 2.0 1.1- 3.9 483 98.0 96.1-98.9
Heavy Drinker
No 4,403 259 4.6 3.9- 5.3 4,144 95.4 94.7-96.1
Yes 187 9 3.8 1.4-10.1 178 96.2 89.9-98.6
Current Asthma
Yes 272 11 2.8 1.5- 5.2 261 97.2 94.8-98.5
No 4,405 259 4.6 3.9- 5.3 4,146 95.4 94.7-96.1
Diabetes
Yes 752 58 7.0 4.7-10.4 694 93.0 89.6-95.3
No 3,943 215 4.1 3.5- 4.8 3,728 95.9 95.2-96.5
Disability
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

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**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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