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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 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
-New Hanover County 109 68 56.8 45.7-67.1 9 7.4 3.4-15.3 3 2.5 0.7- 8.9 4 3.0 1.0- 8.6 25 30.3 20.8-41.9
RACE
White 95 59 56.2 44.5-67.2 8 7.9 3.5-17.1 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0 4 3.6 1.2-10.1 22 31.2 21.0-43.5
Other 13 8 57.8 26.6-83.8 1 4.3 0.6-26.2 1 11.0 1.5-49.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 27.0 6.8-65.1
AGE
40-44 8 1 11.9 1.6-52.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 88.1 47.2-98.4
45+ 101 67 63.8 52.4-73.9 9 8.5 4.0-17.5 3 2.9 0.8-10.3 4 3.5 1.2- 9.9 18 21.2 13.0-32.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 27 15 45.7 26.5-66.3 2 4.7 1.1-18.4 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 2 8.9 2.1-31.1 7 39.2 19.9-62.6
Some College + 82 53 60.0 47.2-71.5 7 8.2 3.4-18.2 2 2.8 0.6-11.6 2 1.3 0.3- 5.5 18 27.7 17.5-41.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 47 29 59.4 42.3-74.5 5 6.4 2.3-16.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 1 1.7 0.2-11.5 11 31.6 17.6-49.9
$50,000+ 52 34 55.9 40.4-70.4 3 7.5 2.2-22.1 2 4.0 0.9-16.1 2 3.7 0.9-14.6 11 28.9 16.3-45.9

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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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