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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-WHITE MALES 3,796 1,995 49.7 47.7-51.7 477 13.7 12.3-15.1 211 5.8 4.9- 6.9 525 14.2 12.8-15.7 588 16.6 15.1-18.2
AGE
40-44 367 86 28.4 23.0-34.5 44 10.9 7.9-14.8 26 7.3 4.7-11.2 67 18.0 13.8-23.3 144 35.3 29.9-41.2
45-54 914 366 41.8 37.9-45.9 137 16.6 13.8-19.8 66 7.1 5.3- 9.6 152 15.7 13.0-18.9 193 18.7 15.9-21.9
55-64 1,102 622 56.9 53.3-60.4 139 14.2 11.8-17.0 55 4.7 3.4- 6.4 153 12.9 10.8-15.4 133 11.3 9.3-13.6
65-74 846 569 67.9 64.0-71.5 97 11.2 9.0-13.9 40 4.6 3.0- 6.9 83 10.0 7.8-12.7 57 6.3 4.7- 8.5
75+ 567 352 61.2 56.2-65.9 60 11.3 8.5-14.9 24 4.3 2.6- 6.9 70 13.4 10.2-17.3 61 9.8 7.2-13.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 473 209 37.7 32.5-43.3 50 10.4 7.5-14.2 28 5.6 3.6- 8.7 72 16.7 12.5-21.9 114 29.6 24.3-35.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,080 536 46.1 42.3-49.9 142 14.4 11.9-17.4 48 4.6 3.2- 6.6 146 13.6 11.2-16.6 208 21.2 18.1-24.7
Some Post-H.S. 884 451 50.7 46.5-54.8 118 14.3 11.6-17.4 65 6.7 4.8- 9.1 110 12.5 10.0-15.4 140 16.0 13.3-19.1
College Graduate 1,356 797 55.1 51.7-58.4 166 13.6 11.5-16.1 70 6.3 4.7- 8.4 197 15.0 12.7-17.6 126 10.0 8.1-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 278 97 30.8 24.1-38.4 33 12.0 8.2-17.3 20 7.0 4.0-11.9 52 22.2 15.7-30.5 76 28.0 21.8-35.2
$15,000- 24,999 536 248 43.4 38.1-48.8 63 13.4 10.0-17.7 27 5.4 3.4- 8.5 88 16.0 12.4-20.3 110 21.8 17.6-26.8
$25,000- 34,999 389 189 43.2 37.3-49.4 52 14.5 10.5-19.6 26 6.6 4.0-10.8 63 16.1 11.9-21.4 59 19.5 14.5-25.7
$35,000- 49,999 580 309 51.9 46.8-56.9 65 12.7 9.6-16.6 30 3.9 2.5- 5.8 68 10.3 7.8-13.5 108 21.3 17.3-25.9
$50,000-74,999 649 374 50.9 46.1-55.6 78 13.4 10.3-17.2 32 6.3 4.1- 9.6 87 15.3 12.1-19.2 78 14.1 10.9-18.1
$75,000+ 1,058 615 55.5 51.7-59.2 146 14.4 12.0-17.1 63 6.6 4.9- 8.8 130 12.8 10.4-15.6 104 10.8 8.7-13.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,504 815 51.8 48.6-55.1 168 12.1 10.1-14.4 79 6.0 4.5- 7.9 224 15.7 13.4-18.3 218 14.4 12.3-16.7
No 2,225 1,153 48.8 46.1-51.4 304 14.8 13.0-16.8 126 5.6 4.5- 7.0 290 13.2 11.5-15.1 352 17.6 15.6-19.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,661 1,015 58.7 55.6-61.7 214 14.9 12.8-17.3 86 5.0 3.8- 6.4 198 12.7 10.7-15.0 148 8.8 7.1-10.7
Non-Veteran 2,132 979 44.1 41.5-46.8 263 12.9 11.2-14.8 125 6.4 5.1- 7.9 327 15.2 13.4-17.2 438 21.4 19.3-23.7

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

^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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