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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 PSA test?*

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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 4,393 2,402 50.1 48.1-52.0 438 10.1 9.0-11.3 155 3.3 2.7- 4.0 211 4.2 3.5- 5.0 1,187 32.3 30.4-34.2
-Rowan County 136 78 45.9 36.1-56.1 14 10.1 5.7-17.2 4 2.4 0.8- 6.5 3 2.1 0.6- 7.0 37 39.5 29.1-51.0
RACE
White 113 67 52.6 42.2-62.7 12 10.5 5.9-18.1 3 2.8 0.9- 8.6 3 2.9 0.8- 9.7 28 31.2 21.8-42.6
Other 23 11 29.7 13.8-52.6 2 9.0 2.1-31.6 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 0 0.0 . - . 9 60.1 36.2-80.0
AGE
40-44 13 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.7 2.6-39.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 88.3 60.2-97.4
45+ 123 78 52.6 41.4-63.6 12 9.9 5.3-17.6 4 2.7 1.0- 7.4 3 2.4 0.7- 8.0 26 32.5 21.6-45.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 72 37 37.9 26.0-51.4 9 10.9 5.1-21.6 3 3.2 1.0-10.3 2 2.9 0.7-12.0 21 45.1 30.5-60.7
Some College + 64 41 56.9 42.5-70.2 5 9.0 3.7-20.2 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 16 32.0 19.7-47.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 81 41 40.5 29.4-52.7 9 11.5 5.6-22.1 4 4.2 1.5-11.2 3 3.7 1.0-12.1 24 40.2 27.8-53.9
$50,000+ 45 31 61.4 43.7-76.5 4 9.5 3.5-23.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 10 29.1 15.5-47.9

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*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test 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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