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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

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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 4,393 2,402 50.1 48.1-52.0 438 10.1 9.0-11.3 155 3.3 2.7- 4.0 211 4.2 3.5- 5.0 1,187 32.3 30.4-34.2
-Piedmont NC 2,117 1,140 49.6 46.8-52.4 224 10.6 9.0-12.4 70 3.0 2.2- 3.9 96 4.2 3.2- 5.4 587 32.6 30.0-35.4
RACE
White 1,768 979 52.2 49.3-55.2 184 10.2 8.5-12.1 59 3.2 2.4- 4.3 79 4.0 3.0- 5.3 467 30.3 27.6-33.2
African American 247 123 46.8 39.1-54.6 32 13.9 9.5-20.1 9 3.0 1.4- 6.5 13 4.2 2.1- 8.4 70 32.0 25.0-39.8
Other Minorities 99 36 30.9 21.1-42.8 8 6.5 2.9-14.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 4 5.5 1.7-16.1 49 56.6 44.3-68.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 46 14 28.6 16.2-45.3 5 11.6 4.6-26.5 1 0.4 0.1- 3.2 2 6.7 1.2-29.1 24 52.7 35.8-68.9
Non-Hispanic 2,067 1,123 50.3 47.5-53.2 219 10.6 9.0-12.4 69 3.1 2.3- 4.1 94 4.1 3.1- 5.3 562 31.9 29.3-34.7
AGE
40-44 263 63 28.0 21.9-35.1 23 8.8 5.4-13.8 12 3.7 2.0- 6.7 6 1.3 0.5- 3.0 159 58.2 51.0-65.2
45-54 534 195 39.4 34.1-44.9 61 11.9 8.9-15.8 16 2.1 1.1- 3.9 22 3.6 2.0- 6.4 240 43.0 37.8-48.4
55-64 611 369 59.6 54.5-64.5 68 10.7 8.0-14.2 19 3.5 2.1- 5.8 36 5.7 3.8- 8.3 119 20.5 16.5-25.1
65-74 430 311 72.6 67.3-77.3 42 9.8 7.0-13.7 17 3.6 2.0- 6.3 13 3.0 1.5- 5.8 47 11.1 8.0-15.1
75+ 279 202 70.2 62.6-76.9 30 10.6 6.9-15.8 6 2.5 1.0- 6.0 19 9.9 5.4-17.5 22 6.8 4.1-11.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 272 126 38.6 31.6-46.0 32 11.5 7.5-17.2 11 3.4 1.8- 6.4 15 7.3 3.7-14.0 88 39.3 31.7-47.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 578 293 45.1 39.6-50.6 64 11.5 8.5-15.4 19 3.0 1.7- 5.1 24 4.6 2.7- 7.7 178 35.8 30.5-41.4
Some Post-H.S. 463 255 52.1 46.0-58.1 49 11.2 7.7-15.8 12 2.1 1.0- 4.6 21 2.8 1.6- 4.9 126 31.8 26.5-37.6
College Graduate 801 464 54.4 50.0-58.8 78 9.4 7.2-12.1 28 3.4 2.2- 5.1 36 3.8 2.5- 5.7 195 29.1 25.1-33.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 54 23.5 16.7-32.1 23 14.5 8.9-22.6 5 2.2 0.8- 5.6 15 10.4 5.3-19.4 58 49.4 38.6-60.3
$15,000- 24,999 311 156 45.6 38.1-53.2 31 10.7 7.0-15.8 13 2.8 1.5- 5.2 15 6.5 3.0-13.4 96 34.4 27.5-42.1
$25,000- 34,999 206 108 50.5 41.5-59.6 26 9.5 5.9-15.1 8 4.0 1.8- 8.6 9 2.9 1.3- 6.0 55 33.0 24.5-42.9
$35,000- 49,999 303 178 50.8 43.3-58.2 36 14.4 9.5-21.1 7 1.8 0.6- 5.1 13 3.7 1.9- 6.9 69 29.3 22.4-37.4
$50,000-74,999 326 192 55.2 48.1-62.0 31 9.0 5.9-13.7 13 4.5 2.4- 8.4 12 3.3 1.6- 6.8 78 27.9 22.1-34.6
$75,000+ 636 354 52.5 47.7-57.3 60 9.2 6.9-12.3 20 3.0 1.8- 4.8 26 3.8 2.4- 6.1 176 31.5 27.1-36.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 767 449 55.6 50.8-60.4 73 9.9 7.4-13.0 23 2.8 1.7- 4.5 38 4.7 3.1- 7.2 184 27.0 22.7-31.7
No 1,305 676 47.3 43.8-50.8 146 10.9 8.9-13.3 46 3.0 2.1- 4.3 57 3.9 2.8- 5.5 380 34.8 31.5-38.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 801 547 63.7 59.1-68.1 77 10.1 7.7-13.2 26 3.8 2.4- 6.0 38 5.2 3.3- 8.0 113 17.2 13.7-21.3
Non-Veteran 1,313 592 42.6 39.2-46.1 147 10.9 8.9-13.2 44 2.6 1.8- 3.7 58 3.7 2.6- 5.1 472 40.3 36.8-43.8

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*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test 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.

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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