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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last digital rectal exam?*

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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
-New Hanover County 118 70 59.7 49.4-69.2 10 7.3 3.7-13.8 5 4.6 1.8-11.1 12 9.5 5.1-16.9 21 19.0 11.9-28.8
RACE
White 102 60 59.3 48.3-69.4 9 7.9 3.9-15.5 4 3.8 1.4-10.0 12 11.2 6.1-19.8 17 17.8 10.8-27.9
Other 15 9 60.0 30.4-83.7 1 3.7 0.5-23.2 1 9.6 1.3-45.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 26.7 7.8-61.0
AGE
40-44 9 2 28.1 7.1-66.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.2 1.5-50.8 6 60.7 26.5-86.8
45+ 109 68 64.5 54.1-73.7 10 8.4 4.3-15.8 5 5.3 2.1-12.7 11 9.2 4.9-16.8 15 12.6 7.2-21.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 31 17 53.0 33.5-71.6 2 7.8 1.8-27.8 1 2.7 0.4-17.2 3 10.3 3.1-29.2 8 26.2 12.2-47.4
Some College + 87 53 61.8 49.8-72.5 8 7.1 3.3-14.6 4 5.2 1.9-13.6 9 9.2 4.5-18.1 13 16.7 9.3-28.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 50 28 58.5 42.5-72.9 7 12.0 5.2-25.2 1 3.1 0.4-19.1 2 3.3 0.8-12.4 12 23.1 12.5-38.9
$50,000+ 56 36 61.6 46.8-74.5 2 3.7 0.9-14.0 4 6.3 2.2-16.5 8 13.8 6.6-26.4 6 14.7 6.4-30.3

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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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