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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,646 3,859 80.8 79.2-82.3 787 19.2 17.7-20.8
-Randolph County 106 86 80.2 69.2-87.9 20 19.8 12.1-30.8
RACE
White 101 82 80.6 69.3-88.4 19 19.4 11.6-30.7
Other 5 4 75.2 24.8-96.5 1 24.8 3.5-75.2
AGE
40-44 12 5 40.6 16.2-70.7 7 59.4 29.3-83.8
45+ 94 81 88.5 79.4-94.0 13 11.5 6.0-20.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 60 49 79.9 63.6-90.1 11 20.1 9.9-36.4
Some College + 46 37 80.6 64.9-90.3 9 19.4 9.7-35.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 67 50 73.7 58.9-84.6 17 26.3 15.4-41.1
$50,000+ 31 30 94.9 71.6-99.3 1 5.1 0.7-28.4

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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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