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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 179 7 3.1 1.4- 6.7 172 96.9 93.3-98.6
RACE
White 137 6 3.2 1.4- 7.0 131 96.8 93.0-98.6
Other 42 1 2.9 0.4-18.0 41 97.1 82.0-99.6
AGE
40-44 24 0 0.0 . - . 24 100 . - .
45+ 155 7 3.8 1.7- 8.2 148 96.2 91.8-98.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 3 6.8 1.9-21.7 32 93.2 78.3-98.1
Some College + 144 4 2.1 0.8- 5.5 140 97.9 94.5-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 45 1 3.7 0.5-21.8 44 96.3 78.2-99.5
$50,000+ 112 5 3.0 1.2- 7.1 107 97.0 92.9-98.8

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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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