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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 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
-Union County 105 56 48.4 37.4-59.5 7 8.5 3.7-18.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.7 8 5.9 2.5-13.0 32 36.4 26.2-48.1
RACE
White 89 49 52.4 40.1-64.4 5 5.2 2.1-12.4 2 1.1 0.2- 4.8 6 5.0 1.9-12.4 27 36.3 25.2-49.2
Other 16 7 34.0 15.4-59.1 2 20.3 5.4-53.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.0 1.7-35.9 5 36.7 15.8-64.2
AGE
40-44 18 2 8.9 2.1-30.3 1 3.9 0.5-23.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.8 0.8-32.1 14 81.4 58.1-93.2
45+ 87 54 62.0 49.3-73.2 6 10.1 4.1-22.7 2 1.1 0.2- 5.0 7 5.9 2.4-13.8 18 20.9 12.7-32.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 22 45.3 29.4-62.3 4 14.0 4.7-35.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 3 6.2 1.6-21.3 13 34.0 19.4-52.4
Some College + 62 34 50.4 36.0-64.7 3 4.9 1.6-14.4 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 5 5.7 2.0-15.3 19 38.1 24.8-53.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 46 24 42.7 27.6-59.4 4 14.9 5.1-36.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 4 7.9 2.5-22.5 13 33.9 19.4-52.3
$50,000+ 52 29 53.4 37.9-68.3 3 5.1 1.6-15.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5 3 4.6 1.2-16.0 16 35.8 22.2-52.1

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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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