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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 4,393 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,973 2,320 54.4 52.3-56.4 394 10.0 8.8-11.3 142 3.3 2.7- 4.1 183 4.1 3.4- 5.0 934 28.2 26.3-30.1
No 415 81 16.4 12.6-21.1 44 11.2 7.7-15.9 12 2.8 1.3- 6.1 28 4.9 3.1- 7.6 250 64.7 58.6-70.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 35 11 22.1 10.7-40.1 7 23.7 10.2-46.0 2 4.1 0.9-17.5 3 4.1 1.0-14.6 12 46.0 25.3-68.3
Recommended Range 1,084 543 43.5 39.8-47.3 116 10.9 8.6-13.6 45 4.2 2.9- 6.1 59 4.9 3.5- 6.8 321 36.5 32.7-40.5
Overweight 2,004 1,139 52.2 49.3-55.1 192 10.1 8.5-12.0 65 3.1 2.4- 4.2 97 4.3 3.3- 5.6 511 30.2 27.5-33.0
Obese 1,224 697 53.5 49.8-57.2 118 8.9 7.2-11.1 42 2.9 2.0- 4.3 48 3.4 2.3- 5.0 319 31.2 27.7-34.9
Current Smoker
No 3,563 2,085 53.9 51.7-56.1 361 9.9 8.8-11.3 130 3.4 2.8- 4.3 169 4.2 3.4- 5.2 818 28.4 26.4-30.6
Yes 813 308 34.4 30.3-38.7 76 10.9 8.2-14.3 25 2.7 1.7- 4.3 42 4.2 2.8- 6.1 362 47.8 43.4-52.3
History of CVD**
Yes 836 558 64.4 60.1-68.5 72 8.4 6.3-11.0 28 2.9 1.8- 4.5 44 5.5 3.7- 7.9 134 18.8 15.5-22.7
No 3,516 1,818 47.4 45.2-49.5 361 10.4 9.1-11.8 127 3.4 2.8- 4.2 165 4.0 3.3- 4.9 1,045 34.8 32.7-37.0
Binge Drinker
No 3,878 2,197 52.0 49.9-54.1 381 9.7 8.6-10.9 134 3.1 2.6- 3.8 196 4.5 3.7- 5.4 970 30.7 28.7-32.8
Yes 464 186 39.1 33.5-45.0 50 12.6 9.0-17.3 18 4.1 2.3- 7.2 14 2.6 1.4- 4.7 196 41.6 36.1-47.4
Heavy Drinker
No 4,125 2,284 50.8 48.8-52.8 408 10.0 8.8-11.2 148 3.4 2.8- 4.1 201 4.3 3.6- 5.2 1,084 31.6 29.7-33.6
Yes 180 75 38.8 30.5-47.9 21 13.2 7.9-21.3 5 2.4 0.9- 6.3 8 3.8 1.7- 8.5 71 41.7 33.2-50.9
Current Asthma
Yes 251 141 50.9 43.2-58.7 23 10.4 6.3-16.7 7 1.6 0.7- 3.5 9 3.5 1.6- 7.2 71 33.6 26.4-41.6
No 4,129 2,252 50.0 48.0-52.0 414 10.1 9.0-11.4 148 3.4 2.8- 4.1 201 4.2 3.5- 5.1 1,114 32.3 30.3-34.3
Diabetes
Yes 681 431 60.3 55.4-65.1 72 11.2 8.4-14.7 22 3.3 2.0- 5.5 29 3.4 2.0- 5.6 127 21.8 17.9-26.1
No 3,711 1,970 48.4 46.3-50.5 366 9.9 8.7-11.3 133 3.3 2.7- 4.1 182 4.3 3.6- 5.3 1,060 34.1 32.0-36.2
Disability
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

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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.

**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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