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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)-WHITE MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,646 3,859 80.8 79.2-82.3 787 19.2 17.7-20.8
-WHITE MALES 3,837 3,249 83.6 82.0-85.0 588 16.4 15.0-18.0
AGE
40-44 371 227 64.9 59.1-70.3 144 35.1 29.7-40.9
45-54 920 727 81.3 78.1-84.1 193 18.7 15.9-21.9
55-64 1,114 981 88.8 86.5-90.8 133 11.2 9.2-13.5
65-74 851 794 93.7 91.6-95.3 57 6.3 4.7- 8.4
75+ 581 520 90.4 87.2-92.9 61 9.6 7.1-12.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 485 371 71.0 65.2-76.1 114 29.0 23.9-34.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,093 885 79.0 75.6-82.1 208 21.0 17.9-24.4
Some Post-H.S. 892 752 84.1 81.1-86.8 140 15.9 13.2-18.9
College Graduate 1,364 1,238 90.0 87.8-91.9 126 10.0 8.1-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 282 206 72.2 65.1-78.4 76 27.8 21.6-34.9
$15,000- 24,999 543 433 78.4 73.5-82.6 110 21.6 17.4-26.5
$25,000- 34,999 393 334 80.7 74.6-85.7 59 19.3 14.3-25.4
$35,000- 49,999 589 481 79.0 74.5-82.9 108 21.0 17.1-25.5
$50,000-74,999 651 573 85.9 81.9-89.1 78 14.1 10.9-18.1
$75,000+ 1,061 957 89.2 86.6-91.3 104 10.8 8.7-13.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,524 1,306 85.8 83.5-87.8 218 14.2 12.2-16.5
No 2,245 1,893 82.5 80.4-84.5 352 17.5 15.5-19.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,683 1,535 91.3 89.4-93.0 148 8.7 7.0-10.6
Non-Veteran 2,151 1,713 78.7 76.5-80.8 438 21.3 19.2-23.5

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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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