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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 89 72 74.3 59.9-84.8 17 25.7 15.2-40.1
RACE
White 72 60 79.0 65.6-88.1 12 21.0 11.9-34.4
Other 15 11 65.2 28.6-89.7 4 34.8 10.3-71.4
AGE
40-44 13 4 45.2 17.8-75.9 9 54.8 24.1-82.2
45+ 76 68 83.5 64.3-93.5 8 16.5 6.5-35.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 29 23 74.2 42.6-91.8 6 25.8 8.2-57.4
Some College + 58 47 73.6 58.3-84.7 11 26.4 15.3-41.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 39 31 73.6 47.9-89.5 8 26.4 10.5-52.1
$50,000+ 44 35 72.9 55.3-85.4 9 27.1 14.6-44.7

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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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