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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had prostate cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,696 273 4.5 3.9- 5.3 4,423 95.5 94.7-96.1
-Rowan County 144 8 4.2 2.0- 8.6 136 95.8 91.4-98.0
RACE
White 121 6 4.0 1.8- 9.0 115 96.0 91.0-98.2
Other 23 2 4.6 1.0-19.5 21 95.4 80.5-99.0
AGE
40-44 15 0 0.0 . - . 15 100 . - .
45+ 129 8 4.9 2.3-10.1 121 95.1 89.9-97.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 77 6 5.7 2.3-13.0 71 94.3 87.0-97.7
Some College + 67 2 2.3 0.6- 8.9 65 97.7 91.1-99.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 7 6.6 3.0-14.1 78 93.4 85.9-97.0
$50,000+ 48 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 47 98.3 88.9-99.8

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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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