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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 110 57 46.9 36.3-57.8 12 15.9 8.8-27.0 9 6.7 3.3-13.4 17 14.1 8.2-23.2 15 16.3 9.5-26.6
RACE
White 93 49 48.3 36.6-60.2 9 14.8 7.4-27.5 7 7.0 3.1-15.3 16 16.0 9.1-26.5 12 13.9 7.5-24.2
Other 17 8 41.8 20.3-66.9 3 20.1 6.2-48.9 2 5.7 1.3-21.5 1 7.2 1.0-37.1 3 25.3 8.4-55.5
AGE
40-44 19 3 12.3 3.8-33.0 6 35.5 16.2-61.1 3 11.2 3.5-30.6 4 21.6 7.8-47.2 3 19.4 6.1-46.9
45+ 91 54 58.6 46.4-69.9 6 9.3 3.9-20.6 6 5.2 2.0-12.8 13 11.6 6.2-20.5 12 15.3 8.3-26.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 25 46.5 31.0-62.6 4 11.7 3.9-30.1 3 4.0 1.2-12.2 6 12.9 5.3-27.9 9 25.0 12.6-43.4
Some College + 63 32 47.2 33.3-61.6 8 19.0 9.3-34.7 6 8.7 3.6-19.7 11 15.0 7.5-27.8 6 10.1 4.3-22.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 46 25 47.3 31.1-64.0 3 10.5 3.0-30.6 3 3.8 1.1-12.4 7 14.7 6.4-30.6 8 23.8 11.3-43.2
$50,000+ 55 29 48.8 34.1-63.7 8 19.1 9.2-35.5 4 8.1 3.0-20.1 8 11.5 5.4-22.8 6 12.5 5.3-26.6

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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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