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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 120 82 60.0 49.4-69.7 38 40.0 30.3-50.6
RACE
White 100 70 64.2 52.8-74.2 30 35.8 25.8-47.2
Other 20 12 44.7 23.0-68.7 8 55.3 31.3-77.0
AGE
40-44 7 3 55.8 21.4-85.5 4 44.2 14.5-78.6
45+ 113 79 60.4 49.4-70.5 34 39.6 29.5-50.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 24 15 50.2 29.3-71.1 9 49.8 28.9-70.7
Some College + 96 67 62.4 50.3-73.1 29 37.6 26.9-49.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 41 31 61.9 42.4-78.3 10 38.1 21.7-57.6
$50,000+ 70 43 56.2 42.9-68.7 27 43.8 31.3-57.1

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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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