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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 119 61 47.8 37.8-58.1 14 12.4 7.1-20.7 11 8.5 4.6-15.4 17 15.1 8.9-24.4 16 16.2 9.6-25.9
RACE
White 96 49 46.2 35.0-57.7 12 13.2 7.2-23.0 8 7.2 3.5-14.2 15 17.6 10.1-28.9 12 15.8 8.6-27.1
Other 21 12 58.7 35.5-78.6 1 6.7 0.9-35.0 2 8.8 1.8-33.1 2 6.7 1.5-25.0 4 19.2 6.8-43.7
AGE
40-44 14 1 5.1 0.7-29.4 2 11.5 2.6-38.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 30.5 11.8-59.0 7 52.9 27.2-77.1
45+ 105 60 57.1 46.1-67.5 12 12.6 6.9-21.9 11 10.4 5.6-18.5 13 11.8 6.2-21.2 9 8.2 4.1-15.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 17 39.7 24.0-57.8 3 6.4 1.9-19.6 2 4.8 1.1-18.9 8 22.3 10.6-40.9 10 26.8 14.0-45.2
Some College + 79 44 53.2 41.0-65.2 11 16.4 8.8-28.4 9 11.0 5.6-20.6 9 10.3 5.0-20.1 6 9.0 3.7-20.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 29 52.7 37.8-67.0 3 4.3 1.4-12.8 6 11.5 5.0-24.5 8 13.0 6.0-25.9 10 18.5 9.7-32.3
$50,000+ 53 24 40.3 26.9-55.3 10 18.7 9.7-33.1 5 7.1 2.8-16.9 8 17.5 8.3-33.3 6 16.3 7.2-33.1

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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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