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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,696 273 4.5 3.9- 5.3 4,423 95.5 94.7-96.1
-Piedmont NC 2,269 126 4.4 3.5- 5.5 2,143 95.6 94.5-96.5
RACE
White 1,912 99 3.8 3.1- 4.8 1,813 96.2 95.2-96.9
African American 251 23 7.2 4.1-12.4 228 92.8 87.6-95.9
Other Minorities 102 4 3.0 1.0- 9.0 98 97.0 91.0-99.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 48 2 4.9 1.2-17.7 46 95.1 82.3-98.8
Non-Hispanic 2,217 122 4.3 3.4- 5.5 2,095 95.7 94.5-96.6
AGE
40-44 283 1 0.6 0.1- 3.8 282 99.4 96.2-99.9
45-54 586 7 0.9 0.4- 2.1 579 99.1 97.9-99.6
55-64 645 24 4.4 2.5- 7.8 621 95.6 92.2-97.5
65-74 460 50 12.2 8.9-16.5 410 87.8 83.5-91.1
75+ 295 44 14.0 9.7-19.7 251 86.0 80.3-90.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 299 30 8.8 5.8-13.2 269 91.2 86.8-94.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 624 36 4.3 2.8- 6.5 588 95.7 93.5-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 495 18 2.4 1.4- 4.1 477 97.6 95.9-98.6
College Graduate 848 42 4.4 2.9- 6.7 806 95.6 93.3-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 8 4.2 1.7- 9.9 160 95.8 90.1-98.3
$15,000- 24,999 331 25 7.2 4.4-11.6 306 92.8 88.4-95.6
$25,000- 34,999 226 17 6.4 3.5-11.3 209 93.6 88.7-96.5
$35,000- 49,999 322 22 4.2 2.6- 6.8 300 95.8 93.2-97.4
$50,000-74,999 343 12 2.9 1.5- 5.6 331 97.1 94.4-98.5
$75,000+ 676 24 2.7 1.7- 4.2 652 97.3 95.8-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 842 66 6.5 4.8- 8.7 776 93.5 91.3-95.2
No 1,379 56 3.3 2.3- 4.7 1,323 96.7 95.3-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 863 74 7.1 5.4- 9.4 789 92.9 90.6-94.6
Non-Veteran 1,403 52 3.0 2.1- 4.4 1,351 97.0 95.6-97.9

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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