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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 100 44 38.3 28.0-49.7 10 10.0 5.2-18.5 4 2.9 1.1- 7.7 12 11.7 6.4-20.3 30 37.1 26.0-49.8
RACE
White 33 16 47.9 30.1-66.2 4 13.9 4.8-34.0 2 4.6 1.1-17.0 4 11.9 4.2-29.5 7 21.8 10.0-41.2
Other 67 28 34.4 22.6-48.5 6 8.5 3.6-18.5 2 2.2 0.6- 8.7 8 11.6 5.6-22.6 23 43.3 29.2-58.4
AGE
40-44 11 3 43.5 16.2-75.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.3 2.9-44.1 6 43.2 17.1-73.7
45+ 89 41 37.2 26.9-48.8 10 12.1 6.3-22.0 4 3.5 1.3- 9.2 10 11.3 5.9-20.7 24 35.9 24.0-49.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 30 37.3 25.4-51.1 7 10.2 4.6-21.1 2 2.4 0.6- 9.1 9 13.7 6.8-25.5 19 36.4 23.0-52.3
Some College + 33 14 40.1 22.6-60.7 3 9.6 2.8-27.9 2 4.0 1.0-15.1 3 7.8 2.4-22.6 11 38.5 20.8-59.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 28 35.2 23.5-49.1 5 6.5 2.5-15.6 3 2.9 0.9- 8.7 10 13.6 7.0-24.6 23 41.9 28.2-56.9
$50,000+ 15 7 45.1 20.9-71.9 4 24.4 8.5-52.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 30.5 10.9-61.1

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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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