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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 112 9 8.5 3.9-17.3 103 91.5 82.7-96.1
RACE
White 95 6 5.6 2.2-13.7 89 94.4 86.3-97.8
Other 17 3 19.4 5.7-49.0 14 80.6 51.0-94.3
AGE
40-44 19 0 0.0 . - . 19 100 . - .
45+ 93 9 11.2 5.3-22.4 84 88.8 77.6-94.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 5 14.4 5.5-32.5 42 85.6 67.5-94.5
Some College + 65 4 4.4 1.3-14.0 61 95.6 86.0-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 47 6 17.2 7.1-36.1 41 82.8 63.9-92.9
$50,000+ 55 3 4.1 1.0-15.5 52 95.9 84.5-99.0

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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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