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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

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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 4,393 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
-WHITE MALES 3,603 2,019 52.4 50.3-54.5 352 9.8 8.7-11.1 132 3.5 2.9- 4.3 171 4.1 3.4- 5.0 929 30.2 28.2-32.2
AGE
40-44 342 68 22.9 17.7-29.0 26 6.1 4.0- 9.3 16 4.0 2.4- 6.7 9 2.1 1.0- 4.2 223 64.9 58.7-70.7
45-54 857 321 41.2 37.1-45.4 97 12.2 9.7-15.3 38 3.7 2.6- 5.4 39 4.0 2.6- 6.0 362 38.9 35.0-43.0
55-64 1,055 645 62.1 58.5-65.6 107 9.4 7.5-11.7 37 3.7 2.5- 5.5 62 5.7 4.2- 7.6 204 19.1 16.4-22.2
65-74 810 608 75.3 71.6-78.7 71 9.3 7.1-11.9 22 2.1 1.3- 3.5 23 2.5 1.5- 4.0 86 10.8 8.4-13.8
75+ 539 377 70.3 65.5-74.7 51 10.2 7.5-13.7 19 3.6 2.1- 6.1 38 6.5 4.4- 9.4 54 9.5 7.0-12.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 436 197 37.0 31.8-42.6 38 7.9 5.4-11.4 16 3.7 2.0- 6.5 21 5.9 3.5- 9.7 164 45.5 39.6-51.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,024 544 49.5 45.5-53.4 106 10.3 8.1-12.9 39 3.9 2.7- 5.7 40 3.6 2.4- 5.4 295 32.7 29.0-36.6
Some Post-H.S. 839 481 55.5 51.2-59.7 80 10.1 7.7-13.1 28 2.4 1.6- 3.8 43 3.4 2.4- 4.8 207 28.6 24.9-32.6
College Graduate 1,301 795 56.8 53.3-60.2 127 9.8 8.0-12.0 49 3.8 2.7- 5.2 67 4.5 3.3- 6.1 263 25.1 22.1-28.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 257 95 32.6 25.5-40.5 26 10.4 6.7-15.9 7 2.0 0.9- 4.5 23 8.6 5.0-14.5 106 46.3 38.3-54.5
$15,000- 24,999 511 259 46.1 40.8-51.6 51 11.8 8.6-16.0 23 4.2 2.6- 6.8 28 4.7 3.0- 7.4 150 33.1 27.9-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 360 198 52.4 45.8-58.8 36 8.3 5.7-12.0 14 4.3 2.3- 7.9 19 4.1 2.4- 7.0 93 30.9 24.9-37.6
$35,000- 49,999 562 334 55.9 50.8-60.9 54 10.2 7.4-13.9 19 2.8 1.7- 4.6 27 4.1 2.7- 6.4 128 27.0 22.6-31.9
$50,000-74,999 623 371 53.7 48.8-58.6 65 10.3 7.6-13.8 25 4.6 2.9- 7.1 25 3.6 2.2- 5.8 137 27.8 23.5-32.6
$75,000+ 1,006 602 56.0 52.1-59.8 93 9.0 7.1-11.3 33 3.2 2.1- 4.7 42 4.1 2.8- 5.9 236 27.8 24.4-31.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,404 832 57.2 53.9-60.5 125 9.3 7.6-11.4 51 3.5 2.5- 4.8 70 4.3 3.2- 5.7 326 25.6 22.7-28.8
No 2,136 1,163 50.2 47.5-52.9 222 10.1 8.6-11.9 78 3.4 2.6- 4.4 99 4.1 3.2- 5.2 574 32.2 29.7-34.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,580 1,081 66.8 63.7-69.7 136 8.7 7.1-10.6 58 3.6 2.6- 4.9 81 5.0 3.7- 6.8 224 15.9 13.7-18.4
Non-Veteran 2,020 937 43.5 40.8-46.2 216 10.5 9.0-12.3 74 3.5 2.6- 4.5 90 3.6 2.8- 4.6 703 39.0 36.3-41.7

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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.

^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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