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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 137 100 61.3 49.8-71.7 37 38.7 28.3-50.2
RACE
White 114 86 69.7 58.4-79.1 28 30.3 20.9-41.6
Other 23 14 39.9 20.0-63.8 9 60.1 36.2-80.0
AGE
40-44 14 3 24.8 6.9-59.4 11 75.2 40.6-93.1
45+ 123 97 67.5 54.5-78.4 26 32.5 21.6-45.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 72 51 54.9 39.3-69.5 21 45.1 30.5-60.7
Some College + 65 49 69.6 54.3-81.5 16 30.4 18.5-45.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 81 57 59.8 46.1-72.2 24 40.2 27.8-53.9
$50,000+ 45 35 70.9 52.1-84.5 10 29.1 15.5-47.9

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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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