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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 107 75 64.4 52.8-74.5 32 35.6 25.5-47.2
RACE
White 90 63 64.5 51.7-75.5 27 35.5 24.5-48.3
Other 17 12 64.1 36.9-84.5 5 35.9 15.5-63.1
AGE
40-44 18 4 18.6 6.8-41.9 14 81.4 58.1-93.2
45+ 89 71 79.7 68.3-87.7 18 20.3 12.3-31.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 32 67.9 49.9-81.8 13 32.1 18.2-50.1
Some College + 62 43 61.9 46.6-75.2 19 38.1 24.8-53.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 46 33 66.1 47.7-80.6 13 33.9 19.4-52.3
$50,000+ 52 36 64.2 47.9-77.8 16 35.8 22.2-52.1

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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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