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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 174 102 61.4 53.2-69.0 28 14.6 9.8-21.0 5 2.7 1.0- 6.8 21 10.9 6.9-16.8 18 10.4 6.4-16.6
RACE
White 134 81 62.6 53.5-70.9 21 13.0 8.3-19.8 5 3.7 1.4- 9.3 18 13.8 8.5-21.5 9 6.9 3.5-13.2
Other 40 21 58.3 41.0-73.7 7 18.5 8.6-35.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.7 1.1-11.4 9 19.5 9.5-35.8
AGE
40-44 23 12 60.9 39.5-78.7 3 13.2 4.0-36.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.8 2.2-29.5 6 17.1 7.1-35.7
45+ 151 90 61.5 52.7-69.6 25 14.9 9.9-21.7 5 3.3 1.2- 8.2 19 11.4 7.1-17.9 12 9.0 4.9-15.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 34 17 54.2 36.1-71.3 4 11.2 3.9-28.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 10.6 4.0-25.2 8 24.0 11.6-43.2
Some College + 140 85 63.4 54.4-71.6 24 15.5 10.2-22.9 5 3.4 1.3- 8.6 16 11.0 6.6-17.9 10 6.7 3.5-12.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 42 21 54.1 37.6-69.7 6 11.3 4.9-24.1 2 3.8 0.9-14.1 7 14.3 6.5-28.7 6 16.5 6.8-34.7
$50,000+ 112 73 67.5 57.5-76.1 19 16.2 10.2-24.7 2 1.4 0.3- 5.9 10 8.3 4.2-15.7 8 6.7 3.3-13.3

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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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