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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 98 64 56.8 44.4-68.4 34 43.2 31.6-55.6
RACE
White 33 21 66.5 48.1-80.9 12 33.5 19.1-51.9
Other 65 43 52.7 37.7-67.3 22 47.3 32.7-62.3
AGE
40-44 11 4 39.1 14.3-71.2 7 60.9 28.8-85.7
45+ 87 60 60.5 47.0-72.6 27 39.5 27.4-53.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 65 42 55.0 40.0-69.0 23 45.0 31.0-60.0
Some College + 33 22 60.4 38.5-78.8 11 39.6 21.2-61.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 67 38 44.5 31.2-58.6 29 55.5 41.4-68.8
$50,000+ 16 13 83.3 55.7-95.2 3 16.7 4.8-44.3

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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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