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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 122 60 43.6 34.1-53.5 14 10.3 5.9-17.5 10 8.9 4.5-16.8 13 8.9 5.1-15.2 25 28.2 19.4-39.1
RACE
White 102 54 46.8 36.4-57.4 11 10.5 5.6-18.7 8 9.6 4.5-19.2 13 11.3 6.5-19.1 16 21.9 13.5-33.4
Other 20 6 31.9 13.7-58.2 3 9.9 2.6-31.0 2 6.6 1.5-24.4 0 0.0 . - . 9 51.5 27.8-74.5
AGE
40-44 7 2 36.9 9.4-76.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 25.2 5.9-64.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 37.9 10.9-75.2
45+ 115 58 44.3 34.6-54.4 14 11.4 6.5-19.1 8 7.3 3.3-15.3 13 9.8 5.6-16.6 22 27.3 18.2-38.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 25 8 30.5 14.8-52.5 3 7.7 2.2-23.3 2 5.6 1.2-23.3 2 7.2 1.7-25.7 10 49.0 28.6-69.7
Some College + 97 52 46.9 36.0-58.1 11 11.0 5.9-19.6 8 9.8 4.7-19.4 11 9.3 5.0-16.7 15 23.0 13.9-35.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 44 23 46.4 30.4-63.1 4 6.4 2.2-17.4 2 2.6 0.6-10.7 5 9.0 3.5-21.3 10 35.7 20.1-55.1
$50,000+ 69 33 41.9 29.9-55.0 9 13.0 6.6-23.9 6 10.4 4.4-22.5 8 9.8 4.8-18.9 13 24.9 14.5-39.2

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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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