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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 168 127 72.7 64.3-79.8 41 27.3 20.2-35.7
RACE
White 127 99 75.6 66.4-83.0 28 24.4 17.0-33.6
Other 41 28 66.0 47.5-80.7 13 34.0 19.3-52.5
AGE
40-44 22 11 53.4 31.9-73.7 11 46.6 26.3-68.1
45+ 146 116 77.0 68.1-84.0 30 23.0 16.0-31.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 33 25 76.0 56.7-88.4 8 24.0 11.6-43.3
Some College + 135 102 71.9 62.2-79.9 33 28.1 20.1-37.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 42 31 68.9 49.8-83.2 11 31.1 16.8-50.2
$50,000+ 107 84 75.8 65.3-83.9 23 24.2 16.1-34.7

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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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