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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 92 47 50.6 38.1-63.0 9 7.8 3.8-15.4 11 11.6 6.0-21.0 11 10.4 5.4-19.2 14 19.6 10.4-33.9
RACE
White 75 38 52.0 39.5-64.3 8 9.6 4.4-19.4 11 16.3 8.7-28.4 9 10.1 4.9-19.5 9 12.0 5.9-22.9
Other 16 9 49.8 21.6-78.2 1 3.6 0.5-22.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.3 0.8-34.9 5 40.2 14.9-72.1
AGE
40-44 14 4 40.6 15.1-72.4 1 6.5 0.9-35.3 2 13.0 3.1-41.1 3 20.1 6.2-49.0 4 19.8 6.6-46.4
45+ 78 43 53.8 40.1-67.0 8 8.2 3.8-16.8 9 11.1 5.4-21.7 8 7.3 3.5-14.9 10 19.5 9.0-37.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 31 15 51.1 28.2-73.5 1 3.2 0.4-19.9 2 4.6 1.1-17.6 6 11.1 4.2-26.5 7 30.0 11.8-58.0
Some College + 61 32 50.3 36.8-63.8 8 10.7 5.0-21.6 9 16.0 8.0-29.6 5 10.0 4.0-22.7 7 12.9 6.1-25.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 41 22 54.0 33.6-73.1 3 5.4 1.5-17.5 3 4.9 1.4-15.1 4 7.3 2.3-21.0 9 28.5 12.5-52.5
$50,000+ 46 23 47.6 32.5-63.1 6 10.5 4.3-23.3 6 16.3 7.3-32.7 7 14.0 6.3-28.3 4 11.6 4.4-27.0

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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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