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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 140 66 39.8 30.7-49.6 22 19.9 11.7-31.8 8 5.1 2.5-10.5 22 14.2 9.0-21.6 22 21.0 13.2-31.6
RACE
White 120 55 39.9 30.9-49.6 18 16.7 10.1-26.2 8 6.9 3.3-13.8 22 19.0 12.3-28.2 17 17.5 10.2-28.6
Other 20 11 39.6 18.6-65.2 4 29.4 9.2-63.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 31.0 12.5-58.6
AGE
40-44 14 0 0.0 . - . 3 23.6 6.3-58.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 33.7 13.1-63.2 6 42.6 17.5-72.3
45+ 126 66 46.3 35.9-56.9 19 19.3 10.7-32.4 8 6.0 2.9-12.1 17 11.0 6.5-17.9 16 17.4 10.0-28.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 73 31 32.8 21.9-45.9 11 22.9 10.7-42.2 5 6.5 2.5-15.7 10 10.7 5.3-20.2 16 27.2 16.0-42.3
Some College + 67 35 48.6 35.1-62.3 11 16.3 8.8-28.0 3 3.5 1.1-10.4 12 18.5 10.1-31.4 6 13.2 4.9-30.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 82 32 34.2 23.9-46.2 13 14.0 8.0-23.3 7 8.3 3.8-17.3 16 16.4 9.5-26.7 14 27.2 16.0-42.2
$50,000+ 48 29 55.2 39.0-70.3 7 21.0 9.8-39.4 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 5 12.0 4.9-26.2 6 10.2 4.2-22.8

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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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