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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)-WHITES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
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
-WHITES 3,870 219 4.2 3.6- 4.9 3,651 95.8 95.1-96.4
Males 3,870 219 4.2 3.6- 4.9 3,651 95.8 95.1-96.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 22 3 9.7 2.7-29.2 19 90.3 70.8-97.3
Non-Hispanic 3,840 214 4.2 3.6- 4.9 3,626 95.8 95.1-96.4
AGE
40-44 377 0 0.0 . - . 377 100 . - .
45-54 928 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4 921 99.4 98.6-99.7
55-64 1,125 46 3.9 2.8- 5.4 1,079 96.1 94.6-97.2
65-74 853 77 9.7 7.5-12.3 776 90.3 87.7-92.5
75+ 587 89 14.6 11.6-18.2 498 85.4 81.8-88.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 495 38 6.0 4.2- 8.7 457 94.0 91.3-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,100 49 3.1 2.2- 4.2 1,051 96.9 95.8-97.8
Some Post-H.S. 900 45 3.7 2.6- 5.3 855 96.3 94.7-97.4
College Graduate 1,372 87 4.9 3.8- 6.2 1,285 95.1 93.8-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 287 10 2.4 1.2- 4.8 277 97.6 95.2-98.8
$15,000- 24,999 547 37 5.5 3.7- 8.2 510 94.5 91.8-96.3
$25,000- 34,999 396 29 5.8 3.8- 8.8 367 94.2 91.2-96.2
$35,000- 49,999 593 33 4.4 3.0- 6.5 560 95.6 93.5-97.0
$50,000-74,999 655 31 3.5 2.4- 5.2 624 96.5 94.8-97.6
$75,000+ 1,066 52 3.5 2.5- 4.7 1,014 96.5 95.3-97.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,541 113 5.9 4.7- 7.3 1,428 94.1 92.7-95.3
No 2,261 101 3.3 2.6- 4.1 2,160 96.7 95.9-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,694 142 7.1 5.8- 8.5 1,552 92.9 91.5-94.2
Non-Veteran 2,173 77 2.5 1.9- 3.2 2,096 97.5 96.8-98.1

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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.

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