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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.
Have you ever had a PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,446 3,259 68.0 66.1-69.9 1,187 32.0 30.1-33.9
-Onslow County 121 94 74.4 64.1-82.6 27 25.6 17.4-35.9
RACE
White 96 76 73.4 61.2-82.8 20 26.6 17.2-38.8
Other 23 17 79.2 57.4-91.5 6 20.8 8.5-42.6
AGE
40-44 15 7 47.3 23.7-72.2 8 52.7 27.8-76.3
45+ 106 87 80.6 70.2-88.0 19 19.4 12.0-29.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 42 28 66.3 48.5-80.4 14 33.7 19.6-51.5
Some College + 79 66 80.3 67.9-88.8 13 19.7 11.2-32.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 58 43 74.4 60.1-84.9 15 25.6 15.1-39.9
$50,000+ 53 41 71.0 54.4-83.4 12 29.0 16.6-45.6

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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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