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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had prostate cancer?

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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
-New Hanover County 119 4 3.4 1.2- 9.6 115 96.6 90.4-98.8
RACE
White 103 4 4.0 1.4-11.2 99 96.0 88.8-98.6
Other 15 0 0.0 . - . 15 100 . - .
AGE
40-44 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
45+ 110 4 3.9 1.3-10.9 106 96.1 89.1-98.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 32 2 5.1 1.2-18.5 30 94.9 81.5-98.8
Some College + 87 2 2.8 0.6-11.9 85 97.2 88.1-99.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 4 8.9 3.1-23.2 47 91.1 76.8-96.9
$50,000+ 56 0 0.0 . - . 56 100 . - .

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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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